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Year of the Anacostia River

100 years ago, the Anacostia River corridor in Washington, DC and Maryland was preserved as park land by Congress on August 31, 1918. To celebrate the Year of the Anacostia and #MakeWaves, … Continue reading

February 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship Accepting Applications Through 2/1!

Introducing Cleveland State University Poetry Center’s new Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing! The Cleveland State University Poetry Center is accepting applications for the Anisfield-Wolf Fellowship in Writing & Publishing, a … Continue reading

January 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

daughterrarium reviewed!

In April 2017 my first book of poetry was officially released! Since then I have been honored with thoughtful and provocative responses to the collection. Even Small Press Distribution recommended daughterrarium … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Come say “Hi!” at AWP 2017 in Washington DC

As my first collection of poetry was mostly written and edited during my time Washington DC, I am proud that daughterrarium will debut there as well! At this year’s Association of Writers and … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Humans of Ballou Book Launch! Celebrate with Shout Mouse Press!

Our feelings are our most genuine paths to knowledge. They are chaotic, sometimes painful, sometimes contradictory, but they come from deep within us. And we must key into those feelings … Continue reading

May 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Call for Submissions | Adrienne Rich Feature | The Critical Flame

In the March-April 2015 issue The Critical Flame will commemorate the third anniversary of Adrienne Rich’s passing with a special multi-essay feature on her poetry, criticism, feminism, and politics. CF is currently accepting submissions of … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Call for Chapbook Submissions | Minerva Rising

Everything obeyed our laws and we just went on self-improving till a window gave us pause and there the outside world was, moving. –Heather McHugh, Glass House Heather McHugh, MacArthur Genius, … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts Roundtable and Call for Interns

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, our temple of sharing female experience in the literary world and creating resources to engage the necessary need for gender parity in publishing, is bursting … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

VIDA: Women in Literary Arts New “Spotlight On!” Feature

Today marks the release of a new VIDA column I’m writing titled Spotlight On! Each month we’ll celebrate a different creative writing publication that has made concerted effort to showcase a diverse writers, writing styles, … Continue reading

May 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Articles on Participating Online & Cultivating Community

How do you ever really know how to do something until you do it? We learn our most valuable lessons through trail and error. So if you’re pumped and ready … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Moon Spit Turns One!

Moon Spit is One this January 2014 and we got a lot of celebrating to do! A huge hug and thank you to all Moon Spit friends during this first … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

After the M.F.A. Panel Discussion at Fall for the Book

The following is more or less of a transcript (sans my hyper/awkward sidebars) of my talk given September 23, 2013 at the Fall for the Book literary festival. Titled After the … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Little Book of Poems

I love composing poems on the computer as much as the next person, but today I would like to encourage  turning the screen off (after reading this post of course!), … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment
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