Pubs, Blustery March Edition

Issue 27 of Ruminate Magazine, which contains my poem “Cucumbers,” is out and on the metaphorical stands. Ruminate is a beautifully-executed magazine with a mission of “chewing on life, faith, and art” AND a very thoughtful digital presence.  On their website, you can purchase single “hard” copies, as well as digital copies and subscriptions. RuminateContinue reading “Pubs, Blustery March Edition”

News, Early 2013 Edition

Recently received word that I’ve been named the 2013 Carl Sandburg Writer-in-Residence and will spend a few weeks this spring living and working here, at the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. Though Sandburg is often associated with Chicago and the midwest, he acquired a property in western NC (called Connemara) in the 1940s.  HeContinue reading “News, Early 2013 Edition”

The Written Word, Late Winter Edition

Just received word that my story “Trafficking” will appear in The Best American Mystery Stories 2012, a real honor. And in additional writing-related news, I’ll have a new story (“The Dance”) in the spring issue of Brain, Child — my absolute favorite parent-related publication. And now:  back to work.