I’ll be reading two of my poems (In the time before words and Anything I can put ketchup on) selected for inclusion in the 2013 Tidal Echoes journal on Friday April 19th at 7pm in the Egan Lecture Hall. Super excited to have work in this journal again a midst a great cast of Alaskan writers and artists including Nora and Richard Dauenhauer, Richard Stokes, Jeremy Kane, Elise Tomlinson and Christy Namee Erikson. Come out and buy a copy, they’re only $5. You can preview it here.
b. 1980 chicago family migrated to detroit area seeking capitalist ventures. eeked out a childhood existence on baseball diamonds lush with green grass and imported red georgia clay. 2003 graduated from university of michigan ann arbor where people are so competitive they are unfriendly but the town is the ideal liberal, cultural smorgasborg in the midwest. 2004 jumped ship on the lower forty-eight and have been hiding out in an alternately soggy and snowy corner of alaska. 2007. i'm a dad, oh boy! 2009. i'm a certified master of Information and Library Science and on my way to full-time stay at home dadhood if i can't score a job in portland soon. 2010. spent a great year in 2011 being jobless, volunteering at free geek and writing! 2011. librarian, continued adventures of fatherhood and other hoods. i'm a dad again, Oscar's wilde. Have left a librarian gig at a public library to try life at an academic library in a tenure-track faculty position. 2 years into this newish world and i'm still having fun.