Pushcart Prize Anthology Nomination
The Meadow nominated my poem, Ever y Loving for the Pushcart Prize Anthology 2017. The Pushcart Anthology published annually since 1976 honors the best of small press publishing.
The Quarrel, a poem will appear in Volume 7 of The Stillwater Review forthcoming in 2017. Stillwater Review is a print journal supported by the Betty June Silconas Poetry Center. Authors include, Robert Carnevale, Kathleen Fagley, Jessica deKoninck, Paul Genega, Jim Gwyn, Charles H. Johnson, Adele Kenny, and Diane Lockward.
A poem, Sorry for Your Lost will appear in Cherry Tree in January 2017. Cherry Tree is a young journal that has already received national recognition; a poem from its inaugural issue, Julie Kane’s “As If” was selected by Edward Hirsch for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best American Poetry.
Ever Y Loving and Spring will appear in the summer 2017 issue of The Meadow, the literary journal of Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada. The Meadow is a national online and print journal that has published work by Bob Hicok, Campbell McGrath, Khaled Hosseini, Sean Prentiss, and Ellen Hopkins among others.
My poem, Crazy was selected by Mass Poetry as their “Poem of the Moment” and appears in their December 2016 newsletter and on their website. Mass Poetry supports poets in Massachusetts, and makes poetry accessible to those who need it most through programs such as Common Threads, the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Student Poetry Day, and the U35 Reading series.
Two poems, On Chapin Street and Beauty, and a work of short fiction, An Accident of Love appear online at Feminine Collective. FC is a digital magazine with raw and unfiltered content that in a few short years has emerged as a popular source for stories and poems with authentic voices about the female experience. Poems are also included in Love Notes From Humanity the new FC Valentine’s Collection, a paperback and Kindle anthology.
My short story, Pizza Days will appear September 1, 2016 in JuxtaProse Vol. 9. JuxtaProse is an Idaho-based online literary magazine that publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Contributors have included Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle nominees, and numerous contributors to the Pushcart Prize, O.Henry Award and Best American anthologies.
My Instagram prints will be on display at ArtSpace Gallery, 500 State Road, West Tisbury, MA from March 10 – March 15, 2016. There will be an opening reception for “The Art of Instagram: Dispatches from e-Chop” on Friday, March 11th at 7:00 PM with daily hours from 12 – 2 PM. ArtSpace is a gallery and studio space on Martha’s Vineyard and the exhibit is partially funded by the Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council.
My flash fiction story, The Baby’s Hunger appears in The July 2015 issue of Fiction Southeast. Fiction Southeast is an online literary journal dedicated to short fiction. The journal was founded by Editor, Chris Tusa, and Editor-at-Large, Michael Garriga. They publish fiction weekly (every Thursday) as well as an occasional essay, review, or interview on Mondays. Recent contributors include Michael Martone, Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Carlson, and Aimee Bender.
Art & Words Show
Two of my poems will appear in the Art & Words Show this month in Fort Worth, Texas. This year’s show is part of Art on the Boulevard held from September 27 to October 4th. Each writer selected uses a visual work as inspiration for new material while an artist uses the writer’s work in the same way. This exchange put together by Bonnie Shufflebeam, a poet and writer leads to some very interesting and original work.
Michigan Quarterly Review
My story, Roseland appears in the spring 2014 issue of the Michigan Quarterly Review. MQR is an interdisciplinary journal of arts and culture at the University of Michigan. Contributors to the spring issue include S. P. Donohue, Janis Hubschman, Courtney Sender, Brian Short, Susan Hutton, Corinna McClanahan Schroeder, and G. C. Waldrep.
Richmond International Film Festival
My screenplay, The Low Country was a 2014 Top Finalist at the Richmond Film Festival. Each year RIFF brings over 60 international films, filmmakers, and selected writers to the historic Byrd Theater in the Carytown neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia for four days of screenings, filmmaker Q&A, and industry social events.
One of my new poems appears in the spring 2014 issue of Feile Fiesta the literary arts journal of the Mediterranean Celtic Cultural Organization. Feile Fiesta is a multicultural journal of literary and visual arts edited by Frank Polizzi.