When I was in undergrad, a professor shook up the faith I had within. Here's how I got it back.Read More
The Dirty Spoon, a food culture website, is now seeking short essays and art on food and food culture for publication. Read more...Read More
My latest work of flash nonfiction for you...Read More
One relies on the little things to keep from going insane. They say writing is like being underwater, and when you come up for air well, then, you're back in the real world. But for me it's the opposite.Read More
From time to time, I write a under a male pen name. I cannot tell you what the name is nor will I disclose what I've written, but it's been used across poetry, essays, and stories. Nobody--including my family--knows this about me, but I am telling you now.Read More
It's an honor to be selected as a panelist for a discussion on how email, texting and digital writing hinder or help the creative process. We'll be presenting at AWP15 in Minneapolis.Read More
We'll all need more of it in the coming year. Bring candles.
A tour of where I write, contemplating a room of one's own, and the importance of dedicated creative space.Read More
...and replace the word "sewing" with "writing."
In his post, "Considering the Old and the New: Two Thoughts on Craft and Industry," author and MFA program director Fred Leebron packs a punch with strong opinions and a double call to action.Read More