I often write about growing up as the hearing child of deaf parents, and about the usual suspects: love, loss, children, life, in ways that use imagism to convey the more abstract ideas and emotions embedded therein.
32 Poems, Appalachian Heritage, Asheville Poetry Review, Birmingham Poetry Review, College English, Comstock Review, Copperfield Review, Ibbetson Street, Journal of Kentucky Studies, Measure, Moving Out, Pegasus Magazine, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Poet's Ink, Qarrtsiluni, Soundings, Southern Review, Southern Women's Review, SouthLit, Story South, The Bear River Review, The Potomac Review, The Tactile Mind, The Vocabula Review, Threepenny Review, Virginia Writing, Xanadu, Yes, Poetry
Honorable Mention in:
Jim Wayne Miller Poetry Prize
The Comstock Review Poetry Prize
The Denny C. Plattner Prize
Black Lawrence Chapbook Competition
Artist's Award from The Vermont Studio Center, March Residency, 2008
What I'm Reading Now:
Snow by Orhan Pamuk, Run by Ann Patchett, Six Mile Mountain by Richard Tillinghast
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Dickens, Lee Smith, Silas House, Jim Tomlinson, Cathy Smith-Bowers, Kathryn Byer, Jill McCorkle, Jane Austen, Jeffrey Eugenides, Grace Paley, Alan Shapiro, Claudia Emerson, Robert Hass, Mark Strand, Michael McFee, Michael Chitwood, Randall Kenan, David Sedaris.
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Listing last updated: May 25, 2012