Chang’an Poetry Festival Hall of Fame

My 2011 trip to China continues to pay dividends. I’ll explain in a moment. I was invited to China for the 2011 Qinghai Lake International Poetry Festival and traveled there with my wife Meredith who was pregnant with Ella at the time. A full report of our...

Poet Politician: The Work of Jidi Majia

It is awkward to write on this day that my country’s President, for whom I wept on Election Day 2008, is signing into law a bill which allows any U.S. President to label someone a terrorist, eroding yet another constitutional right. Perhaps there is a...