The Way North

My prose poem, "Rotkäppchen,” appears in The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works edited by Ron Riekki for Wayne State University Press this month, along with work by some amazing U.P. affiliated writers, including Julie Brooks Barbour, Chad Faries, Eric Gadzinski, Jane Piirto, Janeen Rastall, and Catie Rosemurgy, to name a few. Check it out! …

U.P. Book Tour

I will be reading at the Manistique Public Library on June 25, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 PM. as part of the  U.P. Book Tour and hosting an event at the Rock River Cafe in Chatham on June 27, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM.

New job

The good news: I've accepted an amazing new job at Lake Superior State University, where I'll be an assistant professor of English and creative writing. I'll also get to co-edit a literary journal, Border Crossing! The bad news: we have to sell our house and move up to Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, before  the fall semester starts!

Words and Music

The Faulkner conference was unbelievable. I met so many contacts and amazing writers. Also I slept on high thread count sheets and dined on sinful food and wine. I highly recommend the Monteleone to anyone who can afford it (thank you, Faulkner Society!) It was so wonderful to meet P. Neofotis (winner, novella), Emily Lupita Plum (winner, …