I’m honored to have two poems in the new Frost Meadow Review. “Torquemada,” which received the Editor’s Choice Award, is on p. 9. “A Bloodless Thing” is on p. 49. Many thanks to editor Emily JT Matthews, who created this free online edition of her wonderful print journal to keep it going during the pandemic. It’s filled with beautiful and vital poetry and art.
“Ashes to Ashes” in Rust + Moth
I’m honored to have a poem about my mother’s cremation, “Ashes to Ashes,” included in Rust + Moth. Many thanks to everyone at Rust + Moth for creating this beautiful issue!
“Who’s Your Girl?” in The Ekphrastic Review
One of my mother’s many arts was the art of dressing. She loved clothes, creating ensembles, and Project Runway. Gustav Klimt was one of her favorite artists. I’m happy to have my poem “Who’s Your Girl?” included in The Ekphrastic Review. Many thanks to editor Lorette C. Luzajic!
“Porcupine” in Thimble Literary Magazine
I’m delighted to have my poem “Porcupine” included in Thimble Literary Magazine. Many thanks to Nadia Arioli and and the whole Thimble crew!
Spring journal publications
I received two beautiful contributor copies in the mail this week. I’m delighted to have my poem “Busted,” about cats, friendship, and gardening, included in the Aurorean. “Edie’s Tank Top,” which also explores friendship, is featured in Forklift, Ohio. Forklift, Ohio deserves a special shout-out for its handcrafted magic — real cloth name tags, buttons, and pencils! Both journals are filled with wonderful poetry.
“New Year’s Poem” in Ghost City Review
I’m happy to have my poem “New Year’s Poem” included in the new Ghost City Review. Many thanks to Justin Karcher and all the folks at Ghost City Press!
“At the Movies” in The Ekphrastic Review
I’m happy to have my poem “At the Movies” included in The Ekphrastic Review. Many thanks to editor Lorette C. Luzajic!
“Outside the Crypt” in Whale Road Review
I’m honored to have my poem “Outside the Crypt” included in Whale Road Review.
“Up and Down” and “Relics” in Menacing Hedge
I’m honored to have my poems “Up and Down” and “Relics” included in the fall Menacing Hedge. These poems open two sections of my manuscript Widow’s Weeds, which explores love, death, and gardening.
“Kintsugi” in The Ekphrastic Review
I’m honored to have my poem “Kintsugi” included in The Ekphrastic Review. Kintsugi is the Japanese practice of repairing broken pottery with lacquer mixed with precious metals. Many thanks to editor Lorette C. Luzajic!