A few thoughts on Amos Oz.
Dublin & Belfast
Wendy and I took a trip to Ireland. Here are a few photos.
New poem in Cordite
Check out a new poem I wrote for the special issue on suburbia in Cordite.
Pleased to share the cover image of my Spring 2018 book of poems, forthcoming from ECW Press.
On Reading Harrison after Ishiguro
Margaritas on a secluded Mexican beach. I blow through Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant in a sitting or two. I’d grabbed it, albeit tentatively, at the airport, knowing that I admire Ishiguro but don’t like fantasy. Ultimately, what was going on beneath the surface of Arthurian dragons and ogres, was too easily recognizable. If you are going … Continue reading On Reading Harrison after Ishiguro
Personal Reflections on reading Tracy K. Smith’s autobiography Ordinary Light
I'm a reader who's getting harder to reach. I don't mean that it's difficult to impress me—I think what I find to be well written is, largely, what it always was. No, what I realized while reading Tracy K. Smith's autobiography Ordinary Light was that these days, sure, I read and admire, or dismiss, … Continue reading Personal Reflections on reading Tracy K. Smith’s autobiography Ordinary Light