Collateral Journal 2.1

I’m grateful to Collateral Journal for publishing my poem “Dear Judith Wright” in volume 2, issue 1. Collateral is an online journal of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, and art by those who are tangentially affected by war. It is produced by the University of Washington Tacoma. Congratulations to Editor-in-Chief Abby E. Murray for her forthcoming poetry collection How to Be … More Collateral Journal 2.1

2 Reviews: one by me, one of ‘Uniform’

The Military Spouse Book Review hosts reviews written by military spouses. The site is founded and managed by novelist Andria Williams, author of The Longest Night (Random House, 2016). Visit the site to read my review of Kazim Ali’s The Secret Room, Andria Williams’ review of my poetry collection Uniform and Elyse Fenton’s poetry collections Clamor and Sweet Insurgent, and … More 2 Reviews: one by me, one of ‘Uniform’

What I’m Reading – Poets in Conflict

For the last few months, I’ve been reading various poets who wrote/write in times of military conflict (Ciaran Carson, Wislawa Szymborska, Randall Jarrell, Randy Brown, Nazim Hikmet, and others). Some of them are poets who fought/fight in combat, some were/are spouses of those who fight, some spoke/speak out in active pacifism, some were/are civilians living in … More What I’m Reading – Poets in Conflict