The world has been kicking us all quite a bit these past few days. Did you know that Mercury is in retrograde again as of today? Did you know that makes me terrified to say anything out loud? I'm trying not to be superstitious. It's working about half of the time.
I have three nice things to tell you right up front today:
You are an important person, and your perspective is necessary.
Electric Ceral published six of my weirder poems in September, and I was asked to guest edit for them this month. I want to see your work for my week-long takeover. The deadline is October 10th. You can email whatever you want me to read to emily @ electric cereal . com.
I am reading on Monday night (10/6) at the Somerville Armory at 7 PM with a bunch of rad folks. Come jam with us!
And now for a list of things that are nice for me, and might also be nice for you to read.
- My poem "When I'm Bad, I'm Better" was nominated for Best of the Net. It lives here.
- My poem "Conditional" was nominated by Radius Lit for inclusion in the second installment of the Best Indie Lit New England anthology. It lives here.
- My poem "& when the canary stops singing" was nominated by Vector Press for a Pushcart Prize. It lives here.
- My poem "Property of October," a remix of Drake lyrics, will be published in FreezeRay's anthology of music poetry, Again I Wait For This To Pull Apart, edited by the inimitable Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib.
- My poem "Rappelling," which is a sort of companion piece to "Conditional," was published by Blunderbuss. It lives here.
- My poem "Sailor's Knot" was published by Prick of the Spindle. It lives here.
- My poem "In The Naked City" was published by Mt Island. It lives here.
- My poems "Double Talk" and "It Isn't Hell If Everybody Knows My Name" were published by FreezeRay. They live here.
- Five of my poems appear in the third issue of Flapperhouse. You can read one of them, "Street Music," here, and buy the full issue here.