Today, a first piece from my new book, ASKEW, is published at the innovative Atlas and Alice Journal. Thanks so much, EIC Ben Woodward and Fiction Editor Cathy Ulrich, who chose this one.
I wrote the first draft in Jonathan Cardew’s Bending Genres February weekend workshop. It coincided with the final edits on ASKEW that I made with Adam VanWinkle of Cowboy Jamboree.
Here is Candy Crushes at Atlas and Alice:
And also, another first for ASKEW- my first published review, from Leigh Chadwick. Full of fun, insights, heart and magic, published at Identity Theory:
For more information about ASKEW including where to order, visit my publisher’s website:
It’s so exciting to have a new book, my first in 5 long years.
Thanks everyone for either purchasing ASKEW, offering to review it, or planning on reading it.
Here is what some writing stars are saying about ASKEW:
My new book, Askew, has published today, March 8, 2022! It’s been five long years since FUNHOUSE (2017) appeared and so much has happened in that time, both personally, and professionally. Without getting sidetracked, here is the cover:
Artist is David Carter and layout/ design is Adam VanWinkle. Thanks for this terrific image and design!
Thanks for the terrific blurbs: Kelli, Nick, Sara, Alina and Sheldon.
And you can purchase a copy here:
For National Poetry Month, today I read Malena Morling’s “An Entrance:”
For National Poetry Month, today I read Yusef Komunyakaa’s “Ode to the Maggot:”
For National Poetry Month, today I read Victoria Chang’s “Edward Hopper Study: Hotel Room:”
For National Poetry Month, today I read Sean Shearer’s “Conor Oberst” from Red Lemons (University of Akron Press):
For National Poetry Month, I read Jessica Abughattas’s “Let’s not be civil I love you” from Miracle Monacle (2021):
For National Poetry Month, today I read Threa Almontaser’s “And That Fast, You’re Thinking About Their Bodies” from The Wild Fox of Yemen: