So honored to be a 2019 NEA Fellow in Literature! All the 2019 Fellows’ pages are up on the arts.gov site now. Here’s my author photo (thanks again to Jess X. Snow) and (click through to read!) my statement, in which I discuss my second full-length poetry manuscript (tentatively titled Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency) and what this funding means to me. On the site there’s also a sample poem from my second mss, “Winter [The grackles flap...]”
Read everything here.