Huge thanks are in order to Wayne State University Press for nominating my prose poem, “Rotkäppchen,” for a Pushcart Prize.
My first poetry chapbook will be released next year by Dancing Girl Press, a small press in Chicago that specializes in publishing innovative poetry by women authors! Through a feminist lens, Wolf Skin examines how fairy tales shape a person and the way she sees the world. In these poems, a woman reflects on the stories her… Read More Wolf Skin to be released by Dancing Girl Press in 2014
I was thrilled to discover today that my novel-in-progress has received a 2013 Sustainable Arts Foundation Promise Award! Set in 12th century Germany and present-day New Orleans, ‘The Book of Gothel’ speculates about the historical roots of some of our most beloved European folktales. The grant will fund my trip to the Black Forest this summer to research… Read More ‘The Book of Gothel’ wins Sustainable Arts Award
I’ll be reading Tuesday, October 29 with six other The Way North writers: Ellen Airgood, Julie Brooks Barbour, Eric Gadzinski, Sue Harrison, L.E. Kimball, and Janice Repka. Come out and see us, 7pm at the Superior District Library, Bayliss Library in Sault Sainte Marie.
One of the greatest pleasures of editing fiction for Border Crossing is getting to know the work of our amazing contributors. I was excited to have the opportunity to read an advance copy of award-winning writer Joseph Haske’s debut novel, North Dixie Highway, which is out today from Texas Review Press, and conduct an interview with him, which is… Read More Interview with Border Crossing Contributor Joseph Haske on his debut novel, North Dixie Highway
The launch party for Volume 3 of Border Crossing will be held Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7 pm at the Bayliss Public Library in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan. Pre-orders for Volume 3 will be available very soon online here, with orders for immediate shipping becoming available on the release date. Read more about the launch party here.
I’ll be reading three times for the U.P. Book Tour this year: Friday, August 2 at 7 pm, Beaver Island Public Library. Monday, August 19 at 6 pm at the George W. Spindler Memorial Library in Woodland, Michigan with other The Way North writers. Tuesday, August 20 at 6 pm at Schuler Books in Okemos, Michigan with other The… Read More U.P. Book Tour
Border Crossing has gotten some nice press lately, including being featured in an article about northern Michigan literary culture with PANK, Dunes Review, and Pithead Chapel. Our interns were recently featured in the Sault Evening News, Cheboygan Daily Tribune, and on the LSSU website.