What’s New

Congratulations to Zeina Hashem Beck on this great review of her book, To Live in Autumn, published by The Backwaters Press: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Nov-14/277556-remembering-beirut-a-city-between-seasons.ashx#axzz3J7aIDFwY

Garrison Keillor, Patricia Hampl, Lewis Hyde, Peter Stitt . . . these and many more writers and artists got some of their first publishing experience at the University of Minnesota’s undergraduate art and literary magazine, Ivory Tower. Now, supporting student creativity is easier than ever! Visit  http://bit.ly/1ywJEON and make a tax-deductible donation, no matter how small. You’ll be helping the next generation of voices and visions take shape.

I’m having fun serving as a mentor for this year’s Beyond the Pure grant recipients at Intermedia Artshttp://www.intermediaarts.org/beyond-the-pure-program-mentors

Excited to have my poem “Pretty Poison”included in the Fall 2014 issue of The Main Street Rag, out now: http://mainstreetrag.com/bookstore/product/the-main-street-rag-fall-2014/

My poem “Bang, Bang! Yip, Yip!” in InDigest Magazinehttp://indigestmag.com/blog/?p=18877#.VFMOGL4TafQ

University of Minnesota undergraduate artists and creative writers, Ivory Tower is now open for submissions! Upload your work here: https://ivorytower.submittable.com/submit

Check out the website that my students built for Ivory Tower, an art and literary magazine that is currently open for submissions from undergraduates enrolled at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus: http://ivory-tower.umn.edu/

Writers, check out this lovely new residency program in Belgium, Dickinson House, hosted by talented poet/teacher/editor Éireann Lorsung and her journal, 1110, and press MIEL. Applications open in December: http://dickinsonhouse.be/possibility/

Support independent bookstores! Rancho Nostalgia is available from Powell’s Books: http://www.powells.com/biblio/9781935716259