January-March 2018: Poetry I Workshop through the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program.
February 28, 2018, Orange, CA: Writers’ Block Live, 1888 Center, 115 N Orange St, 7 PM.
March 29, 2018, Iowa City, IA: Prairie Lights Books, 15 S. Dubuque St., 7 PM.
Late March-early April 2018: Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana (details forthcoming).
April 28, 2018, Sacramento, CA: Sacramento Poetry Center Spring Conference, 1719 25th St.
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Category Archives: poetry
I’m really looking forward to this! As you can probably tell, Carol V. Davis and I have a few things in common. It wasn’t deliberately planned to have two poets of Russian Jewish ancestry reading on the same afternoon, but … Continue reading
The Teachers Tournament is in reruns right now–last week was the quarterfinals, and this week we have three days of semifinals and then the two-day final. So I’ll wait to finish this account until the reruns are over. Two events … Continue reading
The Harvard Review is hosting a celebratory “Renga for Obama” on the conclusion of our 44th president’s second term. A renga is a Japanese collaborative form consisting of linked stanzas composed in pairs. A new pair of stanzas appears each day—a traditional haiku(which … Continue reading
On the morning of New Year’s Day, I drove out to Newbury Park to pick up my daughter from a friend’s house. (I passed the Newbury Park library branch, which was closed, of course, but noticed that it looks like a … Continue reading
Also from socallitlist, an opportunity from the poetry magazine Rattle for Angelenos (that’s my preferred spelling, no disrespect to Rattle’s): Our Summer 2016 issue will be dedicated to Angelinos. The poems may be any subject or length, but must written by poets who … Continue reading
My poem “Storm” appeared in the December 31, 2012, issue of The New Republic, embedded in Paul Starr’s review of The Signal and the Noise, by Nate Silver. Other poems in the issue: Benjamin Glassman’s “Sentimental Death Text Variation” and Allison Lemnos’ “Waiting … Continue reading
This is the kind of thing that delights a poet in the early twenty-first century: someone makes your poem part of a child’s first birthday celebration and writes about it on a blog.