Showing posts from May, 2019

On looking up and looking ahead

And just like that, here comes summer. Somehow, it is almost time for my book —my debut poetry collection —to be released. I've been reviewing  a second round of proofs, as well as the full cover, and it's all looking amazing! Catechesis: a  postpastoral is due out next month; and the closer we get to June, the less real all of this feels. I think it will only be truly real to me when I have the finished book in my hands.  I've been working hard to line up as many readings as I can for a summer/fall book tour. I've got eight readings scheduled so far, with another in January. And I'd be thrilled to do more! You can always  reach out to me by email , if you're interested in booking me.  Although my Chestertown book launch party in August is easily the event I'm most excited for this summer and fall, I'm also really looking forward to a mini reading series that I'm doing with friends and poets Julia Kolchinsky Dasbach and Nancy Reddy: "(