Looking back at 2011, I had a really good year. I read more translated poetry, saw more of the country, made more friends, began learning an instrument, and started this here blog.
New Year's Eve always makes me a little sad.
New issue of Devil's Lake is live! I'm particularly proud of this one. Some of my last editorial decisions as its poetry editor, a lot of work done from the editor-in-chief side of things. It's been awesome watching this journal grow over the last two years.
Poet Lore asked me to write a blog post about "Shank," my poem they nominated for a Pushcart. Here's the link.