Moving House


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For anyone who hasn't yet heard, I'm phasing out this website and emails. If you'd like to keep up with my writing and other nonsense, you can find my newsletter, small magic, here

This month's issue includes my secret to perfect hot chocolate and part 2 of my interview with science writer/poet/essayist/author Sabrina Imbler, best known to many for being the genius behind the New York Times headline "When an Eel Climbs a Ramp to Eat Squid from a Clamp, That's a Moray." 

(Absolute. Legend.)

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Two Pink Poems in Doubleback Review

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“Pink Light” and “Pink Light (2021)” look like poems about romance, and they are, in a way. But they’re also—and possibly more deeply—about self-love. About valuing your own heart enough to protect it. 

Both poems have just been republished in Doubleback Review


A Shift

This week at The Last Word on Nothing: a change in my internal weather. 

You can read the post here.


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This week at The Last Word on Nothing, I wrote about depression, delight, and cutting myself a break.

You can read my piece here.


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How can we make art when we feel exhausted, sad, and overwhelmed? (The short answer: Sometimes we don’t.) I’m back on the Down to Art podcast this week, talking with my friend Kristy Gordon about how we manage our creative, emotional, and physical energy. 

You can listen anywhere you get your podcasts, or click here


Me and the ocean, on the radio


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Here's something wonderful: this weekend I'll be on public radio's Living on Earth, interviewing the ocean. (Yes, the ocean.)

Listen online or find your local station and air times here


New Work in A Velvet Giant


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“Bat Facts” is one of the cleverest, kookiest, me-est things I’ve ever written, and it’s out now in A Velvet Giant

You can read the full piece and/or listen as I read it to you here. 

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