London & Lake District!
When I graduated in June, I decided (with the help and blessing of my family) to celebrate with a literary pilgrimage to the Lake District, where Beatrix Potter, the Romantics, etc. used to hang out and go for long walks among the sheep and fells. I found an old National Trust farmhouse in Cumbria through Airbnb, and it turned out to be EVERYTHING—even more perfect that I’d hoped for. Kate, my host = the kindest, smartest, coolest woman in the world. Plus, she’s an incredible
A Salon-Style Reading with Eduardo Corral!
It isn't every day you get invited to participate in an intimate, salon-style poetry reading that features the likes of Justin Boening, Matthew Nienow, Xavier Cavazos, Catherine Bresner, and Eduardo Corral. Ducking out of the wind and rain on October 15th, we gathered in Catherine's living room on Capitol Hill and commenced an evening of wine, fellowship, and poems. It was a special event for so many reasons. 1) Justin Boening was in town! Of all the mind-blowing debut collec
"Graphic Prose" in the New Black Warrior Review!
Poetry comics. Graphic prose. Whatever you want to call it, I have a piece called "This Afternoon We Are All Arachnes" in the latest issue of Black Warrior Review (43.1)! I can't believe what a great job they did printing the piece (I mean, I can, because it's BWR, but still). I'm thrilled, too, by my company, which includes some fellow Seattlites: Elissa Washuta, Meghan McClure, and Michael Schmeltzer. Also, I don't know who Katie Knoll is, but her story "Witch House Oranges