Academic, Creative Writer, Editorial Consultant, Journalist

Tag: Writer development


  • It took me a long time, and many false starts, to find my way to a project where I felt that same synthesis of subject and psychological state again. And when they come together, the writing itself changes: It doesn’t feel like work, it doesn’t feel like sentences in a holding pattern. It’s just necessity.

    Continue reading


  • I meet a lot of young people now and they say I just want to get it out there. There’s a lot to be said about not getting it out there. 

    Continue reading


  • When I back away from a poem I back away at that exceptional moment it begins to come together under my attentions and other slants of propitious light

    Continue reading