A New Chapbook, Readings, and Links

I’m excited to announce that my chapbook, Ardor, is out in the world. It won the annual chapbook competition from Jacar Press, please purchase it there (hit order on the top line.)

I also have a couple readings coming up I hope people can attend:

Thursday, October 19, at 7 p.m., I’ll be reading at the Thursdays are for Poetry Series, CLASSIC QUICHE. 230 Queen Anne Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666 Open mic. min $10.

Saturday, I’ll be joining a number of my favorite New Jersey poets at a celebration of the celebration of the 30th Anniversary of the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, beginning at 12 noon Warren County Community College. Here’s what’s happening:

Readings by Martin Farawell, Laura Boss, Kenneth Hart, Charles H. Johnson, Tina Kelley, Diane Lockward, John McDermott, Peter Murphy, Khalil Murrell, Priscilla Orr, Joe Weil, Gretna Wilkinson, and Sander Zulauf. All of these poets will read some original work, as well as their favorite poems by other poets who have appeared at one or more of the Dodge Festivals. Also on hand to celebrate will be Festival Co-Founders Scott McVay and Jim Haba. Books will be available for purchase. Join us in beautiful (particularly during this time of year) Warren County for this very special event. Free and open to the public. More details, including the afternoon’s schedule, can be found here.

Some of my writing has been appearing online lately, including this poem from Ardor on VerseDaily.

I’ve been honored to interview Pattiann Rogers for Terrain.org and The Poetry Foundation.

Lastly, here’s a bit of what I’ve been up to in my day job, journalist, in New Jersey Monthly.


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