And just like that, the summer has passed and September is here again. (Thank God—bring on sweater weather!) Although they came very slowly, I did manage to get two more Alien poems written before Labor Day. And I'm once again wading through submissions for Cherry Tree, but this time for our third issue! This fall I will also be participating in two poetry reading events. Here are the details:
Featuring Rae Bryant & Lindsay Lusby
Thursday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m.
Sky Stage, 59 S. Carroll St., Frederick, MD
Featuring James Arthur, James Allen Hall, Leslie Harrison, dawn lonsinger, Lindsay Lusby, Dora Malech, and Jason Schneiderman
Tuesday, October 18 at 4:30 p.m.
Rose O'Neill Literary House, 407 Washington Ave., Chestertown, MD
And speaking of readings, during our first Cherry Tree Young Writers' Conference at the Lit House in July, I read some of my Silence of the Lambs poems as part of the Intern & Staff Reading. Here is a video of me reading two of those poems:
Happy fall, everyone! May you have your fill of cooler days and cozier nights, and all of the creature comforts that go along with them.