Bed of Impatiens is a finalist for the 2017 Ohioana Award in poetry! Honored to be in this group with Martha Collins, Teri Ellen Cross Davis, John Matthias, and James J Siegel
“Hartsock’s book has very little to do with a literal bed of flowers, but rather more to do with lying down in a bed of various desires that requires or inspires a restless (and lyrically fruitful) impatience” : a review of Bed of Impatiens at NewPages.com ~
All bound up with Saint Augustine, ambiguity, and bedrooms: interview with RHINO poetry journal
On translating abandonment into abandon: contributor spotlight for Midwestern Gothic
“A fantasy we live by” – Read a review of A Good Wall in Galatea Resurrects.
“My Labor, and My Leisure Too” is a finalist for Midwestern Gothic’s 2015 Lake Prize. Order Issue 20 (Winter 2016) here.
Buy a copy of the anthology Down to the Dark River: Poems about the Mississippi River (Louisiana Literature Press, 2015): I’m thrilled to have two of my poems included among those of Dick Allen, Joseph Bathanti, Kelly Cherry, Malaika Favorite, Ava Leavell Haymon, Yusef Komunyakaa, Ted Kooser, Linda Pastan, Virgil Suarez, and Natasha Trethewey.
The Iliad by moonlight at Northwestern: a marathon reading
Listen to the amazing T Hetzel interview me and A Good Wall poet Linda Tomol Pennisi on her WCBN Ann Arbor radio show, The Living Writers, available on I-Tunes through the WCBN Living Writers podcast (air date 2015-03-04).