Leaf Summer arrives in the North like a dream. Exuberant, joyous, free. One thing I love about my summer is watching my sons run wild. Bedtime is…… Read more “Summer Writing Practice”
Hi there, Happy Summer. Made Holy is now available for pre-order from the University of Georgia Press. Pub date: September 1, 2019 I hope you’ll consider ordering…… Read more “Made Holy Available for pre-order!”
I’m filled with it. It’s a tension in my spine. A desire to pummel. I sick echo in the belly. A longing to turn away. A desperate sadness that women are dehumanized, that my body is not considered my own in this country.
Photo by Toa Heftiba For a few weeks now I have been working with some fabulous writers on a panel proposal for next year’s AWP Conference in San…… Read more “Thoughts on the White Imagination”
It’s that time of year. Time for the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference and this year it’s in Portland, Oregon. Come see me talk about…… Read more “See you at AWP in Portland”
We talk about the weather here. All. The. Time. It shifts and changes and plays tricks. It’s March and the cedar waxwings have returned, or so they…… Read more “Possum O’Possum: A list of things to ponder”
How’s your writing practice? Have you set writing goals for the year, month, or week? This post offers practical ideas and advice for writers who are working…… Read more “Your Writing Practice”