Still from Bride of Frankenstein (1935), James Whale, dir.
Joined Fictionaut: October, 2009
My works have appeared here and there.
Studied with William Stafford, Amy Clampitt, Lee Smith.
Necessary Motions (Sow's Ear Press, 1998)
Lessons in Morphology (GOSS183, 2010)
- Tales of Brave Ullyses [Series] -
Religions of the Blood (Pudding House, 1998)
Inside a Broken Clock (Finishing Line Press, 2010)
Cinéma Vérité (A-Minor Press, 2013)
Cinéma Vérité - poems / sketches / parables:
Inside a Broken Clock:
Lessons in Morphology:
I edit, with Michelle Elvy and Bill Yarrow, the Blue Five Notebook from Blue Fifth Review, a monthly series of poetry, flash, and art.
a blank page
Favorite authors: Elizabeth Bishop, Samuel Beckett, Emily Dickinson, William Stafford, James Wright, Yosa Buson, Franz Kafka, Raymond Carver, Jorge Luis Borges, Basho, Flannery O'Connor, Julio Cortázar, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jane Hirshfield, Wisława Szymborska, Donald Barthelme, Anne Carson, Hart Crane, Cormac McCarthy, Frank Stanford, Paul Celan, Thomas Wolfe, James Baldwin, Sam Shepard, Jeanette Winterson, Mary Oliver, Jack Gilbert, Lynda Hull, Larry Levis...
Favorite books: Geography III, Dickinson's Complete Poems, The Branch Will Not Break, Dreamtigers, Narrow Road to the Interior, Wise Blood, Written on the Body, Motel Chronicles, Cathedral, The Metamorphosis, The Fire Next Time, The Meadow, Furious Cooking, Plainwater, Ulysses, Winter Stars, Hopscotch, American Primitive, Even in Quiet Places, The Only World...