Events & Announcements
My forthcoming lyric essay collection Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing has received its first review--from Kirkus!
My "Fortieth Birthday Poem" is Poem of the Week (October 14-20, 2019) at The Missouri Review!
I'm thrilled to share that my essay "Perfect Hands" has won the 2019 Robert and Adele Schiff Prize in Prose, sponsored by The Cincinnati Review!
Gratitude to The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review for publishing my short story, "New Mother," along with an author interview:
I'm delighted to announce that Brenda Miller and I have won the 2019 Cleveland State University Press Nonfiction Book Award for Telephone: Essays in Two Voices! Our book is forthcoming from CSU Press in September 2021.
Reading from Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing and The Rib Joint: A Memoir in Essays--A Joint Book Launch Celebration with Julia Koets!
Sunday, March 22, 2020, 4 PM,
Books & Books in Coral Gables, Miami, FL.
Reading from Just an Ordinary Woman Breathing
Friday, April 3, 2020, 7 PM, Carmichael's Bookstore (2720 Frankfort Avenue location) in Louisville, KY.
Happy news! My collection Same-Sexy Marriage: A Novella in Poems has received a 2018-2019 Rainbow Award for Best LGBTA Poetry:
My new lyric essay "Advent" appears in the December 2019 print issue of The Chattahoochee Review. Here's a link to the craft essay I wrote about "The Advent Calendar as Hermit Crab":
I'm delighted to report that my collection, Same-Sexy Marriage: A Novella in Poems, has received a Woodrow Hall Editions Top Shelf Award for Poetry!