Blogs I follow
- (A)stray: One Poet's Conversation
- Barn Owl Review
- NewPages Blog
- Rocket Kid Writing
- Saint Monica
- Savvy Verse &amp; Wit
- Scorched Amalgamation
- The Man with the Blue Guitar
- Unfriendly Harold
|Occupation||poet, creative writing professor, editor, cat fancier|
|Location||Akron, Ohio, United States|
|Introduction||I live in glorious Akron, Ohio, where I edit the Akron Series in Poetry and teach literature and creative writing. I am the author of four full-length collections of poems, including A Sunny Place with Adequate Water (Black Lawrence Press, 2014), and Small Enterprise (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), and my collaborative poetry collection The Czar, with Jay Robinson, is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in late summer of 2016. In my spare time, I like to photograph garbage.|
|Interests||poetry, creative writing, teaching college English, nature and landscape, American midwest, rust belt poetics, owning as many cats as possible|
When you open your eyes underwater, do you ever worry that you'll drown?
They never do. And neither do we.