The American Poetry Journal just nominated my poem “Restoration” for the 2019 Orison Anthology Award AND Radar just nominated my poem “Speaking of the Coal Bed My Father’s Father Fed to Keep the Old World Lit” for the 2019 Best of the Net!
Thank you thank you thank you to Rigoberto Gonzalez for this powerful endorsement of As One Fire Consumes Another.
I'll be a featured reader at the Tea & Poetry Festival at Lan Su Chinese Garden on October 6 @ noon!
My poem "Forever Daylight" just won the 2018 Laux/Millar Poetry Prize, from Raleigh Review, judged by Dorianne Laux and Joseph Millar!
Counterclock Journal just nominated my poem "Fatherspeak" for the Best of the Net 2018!
My immense gratitude to Chelsea Dingman for writing this beautiful blurb for my forthcoming Orison Prize Winning book As One Fire Consumes Another!
Thanks so much to Simone Muench for providing this endorsement for As One Fire Consumes Another!
My three poem set just won the 2018 Phyllis Smart-Young Prize in Poetry (Madison Review)!
Read HERE Contest judge Kwame Dawes' endorsement of Skin Memory, winner of the Backwaters Prize, due out September 2019 from Backwaters Press.