I think it’s hilarious that I’m posting a reflection about my first book after the publication of my second book. My enneagram is Type 4, and one of the descriptions tells me that I tend to linger in “preparing” mode because I never feel ready. Anyway, as I was planning for the release of my […]
pub day + interview + book party! It’s the official publication day for my book, HOUSE A, selected by Claudia Rankine ♥ ︎as winner of the Omnidawn Poetry Book Prize! Here is an interview in the Conversant, in which I discuss: how and why I began writing letters to Mao; a course I once took […]
from the voice of the lady in the moon (black warrior review) One of my most favorite journals to read Black Warrior Review invited me to write a craft essay (which ended up being a lyric essay) for my poems “From the Voice of the Lady in the Moon.” The poems are in their latest […]
my first book! Happy, over the moon, and grateful: Claudia Rankine (!!!) selected my manuscript, HOUSE A, as winner of the Omnidawn 1st/2nd Poetry Book Prize! The book will be released in November 2016. Read some of the poems online at Web Conjunctions, DIAGRAM, and Tarpaulin Sky.
poor claudia + tarpaulin sky + the normal school I’ve been reading their series on poetics since it began, so I’m very happy to have a little lyric essay, “A Poetics of Iteration,” at Poor Claudia. Also my manuscript, House A, was a finalist for the Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize, and although they won’t be publishing […]