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“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

“The Sister Karamazov” receives the 2015 Page Davidson Clayton Prize for Emerging Poets from Michigan Quarterly Review.

“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

My chapbook, Hotels, Motels, and Extended Stays is available from Toadlily Press, in their 2014 Quartet Series publication A Good Wall. Read more about the book here and purchase here.

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).