Tag Archives: Poems

Finishing Line Press to Publish “Small Fires, Little Flames”

Thanks to Leah Maines and everyone at Finishing Line Press for accepting “Small Fires, Little Flames” for publication.  This is my second chapbook with Finishing Line, and I look forward to the experience.

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On the Novel: The Continuing Adventures…

I have been meaning to write something on my progress here for a few months, but for some reason I’m having a difficult time formulating what it is exactly I want to say.  Not that I usually know what I’m … Continue reading

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Upcoming Reading

I will be a featured reader (reading poems) Friday, May 6th at 7 PM at The Hampton Coffee Company, 749 County Rd. 39A (next to the BMW dealer), Southampton, NY 11968.  Thank you, Maggie Bloomfield for inviting me to read.

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Oh, Where, Oh, Where?

It’s been a while since I last reflected on my progress with the novel, so I thought I’d check in.  It’s a very different process, novel writing, from even writing long sequential poems with an implied narrative, which I’ve done before. … Continue reading

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On Eloquence*

I don’t subscribe entirely to the notion that there is nothing new to say under the sun.  Though the human predicament hasn’t changed much in the last ten thousand years – we suffer ourselves to be born, navigate through a … Continue reading

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Yays & Nays: Making Love and Meaning Out of Nothing at All*

When SKG asked me to participate in this panel (or, rather, when I volunteered), I was pretty sure I knew what I was going to talk about. Early in my career here, at Suffolk, I was told there was no difference, … Continue reading

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An Essay on Risk Taking in the College Classroom and the Creative Writer’s Role in Fucking Shit Up*

An Introduction: Freshman writers have particular trouble with two aspects of writing, for which creative writers have answers.  The first is revision.  Still many composition professors assess product rather than process, and therefore stress editing rather than revision.  Creative writers, … Continue reading

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