Two poems for Spindrift 2018!

I received notice today that two of my previously unpublished poems, ‘eterne’ and ‘______ and ______’, will appear in the forthcoming edition of Spindrift. The 2018 issue should be available in May or June. (16 February 2018)

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The Lilac Years—March 16th!

Moments ago, I uploaded the cover and interior PDFs of The Lilac Years for review. Scheduled release date: March 16, 2018. Here is a look at the cover—front, back, and spine:     Including front and back matter, it comes to a total of 214 pages. Retail price will be $20. As shown on the back cover, [...]

Still waiting—meanwhile…

I am still waiting with bated breath (O! the anticipation!) for the poem I submitted to the CDC Poetry Project to be posted. In the meantime, The Seattle Star has published my Jean Cocteau poem: http://www.seattlestar.net/2018/01/the-poems-of-jean-cocteau-will-keep-you-awake-at-night/… (3 January 2018)

Smashwords e-books 50% off now through January 1st

Well, I did not get the notice of the promotion from Smashwords until today—but I have entered my books now. This means that all Smashwords e-book editions of my poetry collections and Love Notes to the Days of the Week books are 50% off through New Year’s Day. The discount should be automatically included when you [...]

Everett Poetry Night—December 7!

Cheese and crackers—the day is almost here! On Thursday, December 7, I will be the featured poet for Everett Poetry Night at Café Zippy in, well, Everett. The festivities begin at 6:30 with Tanner Deraitus playing some music, followed by open mic at 7—then it’s my turn around 8. (Yes, my car is unlikely to be [...]

A few recommended poetry books this December

Here is a list of some books of poetry that I have enjoyed, and thus recommend. (I know I have missed a couple, so I will amend as necessary.) Most of the books on this list I purchased this year. Falling in Love with Picking Myself up—Talicha Johnson (self-published) Crybaby—Caitlyn Siehl (Words Dance Publishing) Not [...]