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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. 


Another One


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One of my older birds-and-heartbreak poems is up now at The Last Word on Nothing. 

You can read it here.


One New Poem in SPROUT


The sky and a crescent moon glimpsed upward through a pine forest
I am so pleased to share that my birds-and-trauma poem "Window: White Pine" is out now in Issue 2: Edge of SPROUT, a self-described eco-urban poetry journal. This poem was previously featured in Scottish artist Clare Archibald's 2021 forest installation "Lone Women in Flashes of Wilderness."

You can read the poem here.


The Vampire Returns


A black book with a skull, vines, and the words "DEAD OF WINTER II: Milk and Cake Press" on the cover
My disabled vampire poem—probably one of my favorite poems I've ever written—is out now in the beautiful, broody DEAD OF WINTER II anthology from Milk and Cake Press. Get your copy here


One Poem at LWON


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My poem "Wildfire, Hundred Acre Wood" is up today at The Last Word on Nothing. You can read it here

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