siel ju

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Poetry
I'm reading at the Southern California Poetry Festival in Long Beach 9/10

I’m reading at the Southern California Poetry Festival in Long Beach 9/10

The first ever Southern California Poetry Festival happens next month in Long Beach. Organized by Sonia Greenfield and Donna Hilbert in partnership with The Poetry Foundation, the weekend affair going to be two days filled with readings, panels, and keynotes — topped off with cocktail hours at The Brass Lamp… read more

8 tiny pieces in New Flash Fiction Review

8 tiny pieces in New Flash Fiction Review

Are they micropoems or microstories? I’m not sure — but eight of my tiny little prose works are now up in the latest issue of New Flash Fiction Review! Here’s one to whet your appetite: The Good Day I braced hard but what I feared did not happen. For that… read more

Two poems in Gargoyle

My copy of Gargoyle #62 finally arrived in my mailbox — after a little detour to my former apartment. Thanks to the postal service for sending it on! The 394-page thick issue has within its covers two poems of mine: “A Reading” and “A Drinking Solo.” Here are three lines… read more

Feelings Are Chemicals in Transit

My second chapbook, Feelings Are Chemicals in Transit, came out late last year from Dancing Girl Press! You can read a sampling of the poems at Hobart, The Missouri Review, Pank, and other journals, where some of the poems in the chapbooks were originally published. Based in Chicago, Dancing Girl… read more

Two poems in So and So

So and So‘s latest issue just launched with two of my poems: “Assignation” and “Santa Monica.” Here are three lines from a poem: What clings to the brick wall is gray. How plastic numbers shuffle across tables, collecting fingerprints. Read the rest at So and So — which also has… read more

Might Club!

My first chapbook, “Might Club,” is now out from Horse Less Press! You can read a sampling of the poems at Drunken Boat, The Offending Adam, and Otoliths, where some of the poems in the chapbooks were originally published. Get it from Horse Less Press for $8.