What’s New

I was very happy to blurb this new book, Dear Dementia, by my former student M. Wright, now available for pre-order from Ghost City Press. Check out the great cover!  https://gumroad.com/l/gcp062

Twin Cities college students: Pollen is looking to hire two PAID interns! Support a worthwhile cause while gaining valuable experience: http://www.pollenmidwest.org/opportunities/?ref_id=23226

Here are some wise words about the value of the NEA, NEH, and CPB, from Vickie Benson, the Arts Program Director of the McKnight Foundationhttp://blog.mcknight.org/2017/03/artists-as-must-haves-why-our-communities-need-the-nea/

Enjoy this new poem by Michael Gould, Ivory Tower art and literary magazine poetry editor for 2015, in the new issue of The Adroit Journal!  http://www.theadroitjournal.org/issue-twenty-michael-gould-the-adroit-journal

Happy to share the news that my new book, The Shadowgraph, will be coming out with the University of New Mexico Press in fall 2019!

2016 Howling Bird Press Fiction Prizewinner Jacob M. Appel’s The Topless Widow of Herkimer Street is one of SPD’s top 40 bestselling books! On sale at 20% off w/ code TOP40 http://ow.ly/gypw309ubbQ

Check out the new Howling Bird Press website for news, announcements, photos, and more! http://engage.augsburg.edu/howlingbird/

Hats off to Daniel Simon and Stephen F. Austin University Press for editing and publishing this poetry anthology of writing from my home state: https://ne150.org/program/nebraska-poetry-sesquicentennial-anthology-1867-2017/ I’m honored to be included!

Had a great time at AWP 2017 in Washington, DC! Check out Howling Bird Press‘s website for photos: http://engage.augsburg.edu/howlingbird/awp-2017-in-washington-dc/

Exciting things are happening with Ivory Tower Art and Literary Magazine as we near our publication date. You too can be a part; please support experiential education and donate here: https://crowdfund.umn.edu/IvoryTower2017 No amount is too small!

I’m very happy and excited to have won a Minnesota State Arts Board grant in poetry for 2017! See the full list of winners here: http://www.arts.state.mn.us/grants/2017/2017-awarded-ai.htm