New publication

Here I am on vacation, with the full intent to take a break from the Internet and relax for a bit. Sure, I’m checking email, just in case something important comes up, but otherwise, I’m unplugging. And today — my first real day off — I get an email with news of a new publication!Continue reading “New publication”

A Writer’s Notebook: prose poem as personal essay

I have my students writing personal essays this week, but I’m a bit too busy right now to write an essay alongside them. I can, however, toss a prose poem your way. New Orleans, 1996 When I wandered the shoreline near Jackson Square the saxophonist called me, lured me to him like a rat toContinue reading “A Writer’s Notebook: prose poem as personal essay”