Category: on writing

the ADD writer: our struggles

Recently, writer Nancy McCabe asked me to fill out a questionnaire for her Spalding MFA program faculty blog. Her questions prompted me to put into words, maybe for the first time, how I’ve come to understand the way I write as a person with a pretty strong case of ADD. (Since my girlfriend/partner has it too, and possibly our son,...

Read My Old Honda Fit Column on Autochannel.com

I still own a 2007 Honda Fit Sport, a fun, lovely little car that’s versatile, has good milage for a gas-burner, and a rabid fanbase. Believe it or not, it was my first new car purchase, and I was so crazy about it I wanted to write about my experience. Back when I worked as an editor and freelancer, I...

Found on MixCloud – Subterranean Phrases Spoken Word & Music Improv

Okay, so this is pretty neat. I was searching the Web for info for my annual report at IU Southeast (performances, press, and such), and found a podcast of a poetry spoken word and music improv performance I did in October, 2013, for the Subterranean Phrases series at the Decca Restaurant in Louisville, KY. 9 October 2013: Poet Michael Jackman...

Accepted!

It’s nice to have some writer news after a while of not!  HAPPY DANCE! My paper, ‘Metre and Meaning in Jane Kenyon’s ‘Song’ ” has been accepted for publication in New Writing: The International Journal for the Practice and Theory of Creative Writing.

2 poems accepted!

Happy to announce two poems have been accepted for publication. “Cling,” (I really wanted to see this one picked up for a while) and “i had it all wrong.” “Cling” will be appearing on an online site I think is really wonderful, Postcard Poems and Prose Magazine, and “i had it all wrong,” a newer poem recently revised and made better,...

when New Sound

A proud moment for me was when ice-bound sister got picked up by New Sound, as you can tell. 🙂  Poem below.