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Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot Playlist

My poetry book, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, includes this Spotify playlist link, featuring music by Bessie Smith, Johnny Cash, Neko Case, Lorde, Björk, Garbage, Ibeyi, Led Zeppelin, Loretta Lynn, Allison Crowe, & many more:

Bardiversary

My debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, was released one year ago today. Aside from the pandemic, my life hasn’t really changed, but it was a lifelong dream come true and one of my happiest experiences. Thanks to my wonderful publisher, all the bookshops that stocked it, and to everyone who supported,Continue reading “Bardiversary”

Best of the Net Nomination

I’m honored & grateful to Pink Plastic House Press for nominating my “danse macabre” poetic sequence for Best of the Net!

Semi-Finalist Glass Poetry 2020 Chapbook Series

I made the semi-final longlist in the Glass Poetry Chapbook Series again, this time with my erasure project of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Glass is a dream publisher of mine, so it’s thrilling to have made their longlist twice now. Congrats to the poets in the final round!    

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Poetry in Pink Plastic House’s The Lost Library Now Available

My poetic sequence on domestic violence and sexual assault, “danse macabre,” has been published by Pink Plastic House Press’ The Lost Library literary journal. These are the title poems from my unplublished chapbook that was a semifinalist in Glass Poetry’s 2019 Chapbook Series, and includes the poem “American Gothic” from my debut poetry book, GiveContinue reading “Poetry in Pink Plastic House’s The Lost Library Now Available”

Essay at EcoTheo Review

Poet and AGNI Assistant Editor, Esteban Rodriguez, graciously invited me to participate in his first book micro-essay series at EcoTheo Review. I wrote about the journey to publication for my debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot.