My bird & I are traveling to Illinois in a few short weeks as the winners of this years Devil's Kitchen Reading Series in poetry. I have been proud of Pelican from her first day, and prouder still that she has wings beyond what I ever anticipated. If you've yet to get a copy of your own, buy one now at 10% off from YesYes directly. And if you're anywhere near Carbondale October 26th through 28th, come check out the fall literary festival put on by Southern Illinois University's undergraduate literary journal Grassroots & the Crab Orchard Review. The full schedule lives here. I hope to see you there!