Monthly Archives: April 2013


It’s spring again in the Pacific Northwest and my poem about spring, “Monster,” has been airing on KUOW. Listen to the poem here.

I’ve recently gotten a few requests about where folks can get their hands on a print ... Read More

New Interview on Seattle Wrote

Seattle Wrote.

Sat down for a great interview a few weeks ago with Seattle Wrote Magazine. Read the interview here or just my favorite quote.

“Learning writing happens in a community – whether you find that community or create it, ... Read More

My first fan art

James Vallesteros is responsible for this cool imagining of Celia. Maybe this is the version of Celia that Drake would find in one of his comic books? Check out more at the Jean Book Nerd site. You still have three ... Read More

Hedgebrook Spring Salon, Workshops for Women on Whidbey Island

If you’ve followed my blog, you probably already know about my obsession with the women’s writing retreat, HEDGEBROOK. Hedgebrook has been so formative in my development as a writer and going to the property on Whidbey Island feels like ... Read More

30/30 Poetry Challenge, NaPoWriMo

Ooligan Title Spines

In preparation for the release of the upcoming Ooligan Press anthology, Alive at the Center, I’ve written a guest post on the Ooligan blog on the subject of the 30/30 Poetry Challege, NaPoWriMo. Here’s an excerpt.


30/30: National Poetry

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