Swift River Ballad: accepted!
Last Saturday brought word from Kelsay Books that the manuscript of my third collection, Swift River Ballad, containing twenty-three poems, has been accepted for publication toward the end of this calendar year. I am supremely grateful for Kelsay Books and their continued hospitality to my work!
Assembling a chapbook
Hello, all. I haven’t posted here in a while. Not much news! But I am putting together poems for a third, chapbook-sized, collection. And I’m really enjoying the process of editing, selecting, refining, and revising. Also: the title! Which I’ll keep close to the vest for now.
Thanks, Autumn Sky Poetry DAILY!
Thanks to editor Christine Klocek-Lim for accepting my sonnet “She, Barkeep, to Him, Barfly” for today’s edition of Autumn Sky Poetry DAILY!
Poem in Lyrical Somerville
Sincerest thanks to Doug Holder, editor of Lyrical Somerville, for choosing my poem “Working Girls” for the latest installment of the Lyrical, which appears each week in The Somerville (MA) Times!
As of July 4, the edited manuscript for Longfellow, Tell Me has been submitted to Kelsay Books, along with blurbs and photographs; so, the ball is rolling! The process from this point until publication date generally takes at least two months. So stay tuned!
Longfellow, Tell Me
On Friday last, I learned that Kelsay Books has accepted my second collection for publication! The book is called LONGFELLOW, TELL ME, and contains 41 poems, some quite old and some of recent provenance. Yay! I am so grateful to Kelsay Books for their continued hospitality to my work. (No publication date has been given…