Sam Green’s ATBS Binding

Sam Green’s ATBS Binding

Huge gratitude goes out to Washington’s first Poet Laureate, Sam Green, who has bound my new book A Time Before Slaughter/Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia. He did it a week or so ago and sent it to an old address of mine. I had to retrieve it from Columbia...
The Mud Proposal

The Mud Proposal

Thanks to Aryanil Mukherjee and Pat Clifford, I am delighted to have work in the latest Mud Proposal. Aryanil is responsible for the Bengali poetry journal Kaurab and curates the Mud Proposal, named after a line from John Ashbery: “I shall never want or need any...

Cultural Appropriation or Appreciation

oIs it Cultural Appropriation or Cultural Appreciation? Can you tell the difference? Is close reading dead? The issue of cultural appropriation has flared up in the last ten days or so thanks to The Writer’s Union of Canada and syndicated conservative columnist...