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Mid-Week Field Notes–August 10, 2022

Some very quick things: How do you decide whether to send work to literary journal general submissions to enter contests? This is something I’m grappling with right now. The contest I have in mind has a deadline of February 1, … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–July 27, 2022

Some very quick things: My poem, “Ancestor Manifesto,” appears on the Amherst Writers & Artists website, a result of the organization’s Write Around the World social justice fundraiser in May. The Poetica website announced the winners of the 2022 Miriam … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–May 25, 2022

Some very quick things: Final Stretch! Comments on my dissertation have now come in on from all three readers. A diverse set of comments. I hope to get the next iteration of the dissertation out very soon. The title is … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–May 18, 2022

Some very quick things: I’m thinking about what I want to write in the future. Should I continue to write kidlit or go strictly adult literary? Do I continue to write novels in verse or maybe try a graphic novel? … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–May 4, 2022

Some very quick things: There’s still room in my May 26 Writing the Past session! Amherst Writers & Artists dedicates the month of May to its Write Around the World fundraiser. For as little as a $10 donation, writers can … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–April 27, 2022

Some very quick things: More evidence arrived in the last week cementing my need to engage in revising my poetry. I’m devoting time in May to that. But good news! Amherst Writers & Artists literary magazine, Peregrine, accepted a short … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–April 20, 2022

Some very quick things: Two more sets of rejections of my poetry have come in from what I’d categorize as Tier 1 literary journals. While I can certainly aim lower, I want to print out all recently written poems and … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–April 13, 2022

Some very quick things: I’ve been accepted into the 2022 Kenyon Review Online Poetry Workshop. I’m excited to be working with Solmaz Sharif. I’m such a fan of her documentary poetry. Amherst Writers & Artists dedicates the month of May … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 29, 2021

Some very quick things: My 2021 exploration into #52snapshots has ended. I still have plenty of material to work with and plan to tackle revisions through my Writing Family History generative writing sessions that start January 9. One of the … Continue reading

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Mid-Week Field Notes–December 22, 2021

Some very quick things: It’s official! My third novel in verse, Camp Nordland, was sold in an exclusive submission to Carolyn Yoder at Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers. The announcement appeared in both Publishers Marketplace … Continue reading

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