Hype is an amazing pair of goggles, as is confusion. If you can bewilder an audience with enough style and controversy, it fools people into thinking your content is good: this applies to any form of art. Take The Tree of Life. The critics were falling all over themselves with this movie, nominated for three Oscars. When […]

On finding victory within failure, The Bones of The Terrible Wife reading, a new review for The Bones of Us, and some publication news.

An update regarding my reading schedule, some good personal news, and publication news.


A book review from Black Heart Magazine and a bunch of reading dates in support of The Bones of Us.

Writers are a bit odd when it comes to self-promotion of their product (because your writing is a product). One of the struggles I’ve had with the print runs of There Will Be Words chapbooks is motivating the writers to sell them since they benefit financially once we meet cost. From November 2013-February 2014, we made […]


On reading in Melbourne, FL, upcoming show dates, what I’ve read lately, and publication news.


A lot has come to pass within a week. The Drunken Odyssey interviewed me for their excellent weekly podcast. I read “Tourism” from The Bones of Us and my contribution to Burrow Press‘s 15 Views of Orlando (Vol. 1). I strongly recommend going back to listening to past episodes. John King is an excellent interviewer. You can listen […]


On coming down from a tour, publishing chapbooks, upcoming reading dates for The Bones of Us, and a shoutout to Adam Scott Mazer regarding his new play.


I am back home after spending the past four days in the Bay Area where I did five events in three days (a workshop visit to Mills College, a reading at 851, featuring at the Berkeley Poetry Slam, a reading and a Q & A at two different campuses of City College of San Francisco) […]

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A Bones of Us tour update from Portland, OR.