"Baptism by Fire," my poem about the 2014 Elk River, WV chemical spill/water crisis, will be published in the June, 2019 issue of Still.
My ekphrastic poem, "For Want of an Ark," is the first collaborative work published in the new "Call & Response" series by the Looking at Appalachia photography project, which has been featured in The New York Times and National Geographic. My poem was inspired by my own experience in the "1,000-year flood" of Elk River... Continue Reading →
The Spring/Summer 2017 issue (#43.3-4) of Appalachian Journal featuring my poem "Cover Us With Mountains," is now available for purchase from Appalachian State University. Issues of the journal are also archived and publicly available at the Kanawha County Public Library and the WV Library Commission at the WV Culture Center. Appalachian Journal is Appalachian State... Continue Reading →
My poem, "Cover Us With Mountains," will be in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue (#43.3-4) of Appalachian Journal, which just went to print last week. Appalachian Journal, which has also featured Ron Rash and Roxane Gay, is the interdisciplinary, peer reviewed, academic, cultural, literary and “regional studies” journal of Appalachian State University. The journal is the perfect... Continue Reading →