“The Mayfly” at Poetry Daily

My poem “The Mayfly: May 12, 1864,” which originally appeared in the Massachusetts Review, is the poem-of-the-day over at Poetry Daily. (It’s an imitation of Miroslav Holub’s brilliant poem “The Fly.”) Many thanks to the editors! Read more ...

Bread Loaf in Erice, Sicily

I’m so pleased to be teaching a poetry workshop for Bread Loaf in Sicily next month. My stellar colleagues include poet Patrick Phillips, creative nonfiction writer Ted Genoways, and fiction writers Jennine Capó Crucet and the one and only Padma Viswanathan. Read more ...