The Other Good Side of Editing

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Dec 182010
The Other Good Side of Editing

As the editor-in-chief, there’s little that feels better than putting the finishing touches on the issue and getting the work of the publication’s many contributors out into the world. But there’s another good side to editing that has little to do with publishing. I have to decline far more submissions than I accept (that’s […]

Nov 062010
Bloom Launch is Saturday Night

If you’re in or around Tucson and haven’t already received the invite, consider this your invitation! Please join me, the family, and about 80 other neighbors and friends for the launch of my new book of poems, Bloom (Salmon Poetry). The launch begins with a BBQ and potluck at 5:30 followed by a poetry reading […]

Oct 182010
Bloom Now Available!

My new collection of poems, Bloom, is now available!  Published by Ireland’s Salmon Poetry — which also published Riverfall and has a superb lineup of poetry collections and anthologies and puts together a beautiful book — the collection contains 36 poems in three sections, including the long, 8-part poem “Inflorescence.” Tthe poet Alison Hawthorne Deming […]

Aug 052010

Lo Que Pasa, the employee e-magazine of the University of Arizona, has a lovely profile of me over at that just posted today.  The profile also includes a slideshow of some of my photos as I read the poem “In May I Consider My Websites.” Check that out at Enjoy!

Aug 022010
2010 Mount St. Helens Science Pulse

In July I had the honor and good fortune of accompanying 11 other writers, and about 100 scientists, to the Mount St. Helens Science Pulse, sponsored by the U.S. Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station and Oregon State University’s Spring Creek Project, to study and discuss the post-eruption landscape 30 years after its last major […]

Birds and Poems

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Jun 072010

It’s never too early to get the word out: Birds and Poems: A Poetry Workshop with Simmons Buntin and Eric Magrane [view flyer] Mondays, February 28 through April 4, 2011, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. — except no class meeting on March 14 plus a field trip on Saturday, April 2, 7:00 am to 11:00 […]

Aug 292009 Issue Launch & Reading : Sept. 24 in Tucson A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments, a Tucson-based online journal that examines the interface between the built and natural environments, is holding its first-ever issue launch and reading. This celebration of the “Borders & Bridges” issue (No. 24) features readings by contributors Christopher Cokinos (Hope is the Thing with Feathers and The […]