Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Work of the Skinless

7/25/11 After a week roving New England, the wompus is in workshop at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, hip deep in my own manuscript and those of my workshop-mates. Here’s something I wrote as I prepared. ~ ~ ~... Read More

Bats & Meet the Press

7/13/11 Check out Meet the Press in Best American Poetry’s blog series, to read Karen Schubert’s interview of me. If you’re not familiar with this site, you have a lot of good blog-reading in store: A couple weeks ago... Read More

Soup, Titles, Time

The secret to soup stock: simmer forever. The more concentrated the better. Titles are like that. The more concentrated, the more intense the flavor, the better. Of course, the right ingredients, fresh ingredients, are also key. Gregory Orr’s Concerning the... Read More