Dear Conjunctions, Thanks For Your Kind Rejection

In the past, I have only ever submitted to small or fledgling presses, so when I recently submitted my pai gow poker piece to Conjunctions, rejection was expected, even welcomed. Just as I knew: 1 + 1 = 2 and 1 + 2 = 3 it was always a mathematical certainty that: Me + Submitting … Continue reading

Calaveras Station Reading at Sacramento Poetry Center

Thanks so much to everyone who attended the Calaveras Station reading at Sacramento Poetry Center! Thanks especially to host, Trina Drotar, as well as the contributors who read with me: Jim Benton, Genelle Chaconas, Shadi Gex, Marcelo Hernandez, Peggy Kincaid, Lee Lee, Joe Montalbo and Jordan Okumura. Having gotten lost on the way to the … Continue reading

Still can’t get over this amazing original art Erech Overaker that he created for my essay, “The Eager” at The Rumpus.

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