Happy to announce that my poem “Rage to order” was shortlisted for the Australian Book Review’s Peter Porter Poetry Prize. It appears in the March issue along with the other three shortlisted poems and the contest winner, Amanda Joy’s “Tailings.” From the judges’ statement: “‘Rage to Order’ is a poem of vertiginous self-consciousness: its extremity of feeling countervailed by the pressure of silence it makes […]
Thanks to Rebecca Foust for featuring “Anchor” in her Poetry Sunday column at Women’s Voices for Change – and for her thoughtful, detailed look at this poem, and at free verse as a whole.
Thanks to Matthew Olzmann at The Collagist for featuring three poems from The Greenhouse in the most recent issue…
I’ve got a new poem up at Blackbird (!): “Six Explanations for Migraine.”
Read or listen to the poem here.
As part of this local chamber music series, Benvenue House director Tanya Tomkins commissioned me to write an original poem in response to Schoenberg’s Verklarte Nacht. This somehow evolved to include a translation of the Richard Dehmel poem that inspired Schoenberg and a craft talk on my process (which included references to both David Mitchell’s […]