On Getting Your Writing Anthologized

The moment you find out, you get this warm, fuzzy, ridiculously happy feeling. And then you look at previous editions of the anthology on Amazon to see their popularity/sales ranking. Then you look at those same past editions on Goodreads to see how many people actually read them and liked them. And then you goContinue reading “On Getting Your Writing Anthologized”

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My Night with the Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey

Way back when, before she was named Poet Laureate (yesterday), Natasha Trethewey was an equally accomplished, impressive poet who just happened to spend a day at Bloomsburg University (she was a writer-in-residence at a local university and was good friends with one of my creative writing professors, so it wasn’t a total coincidence). I wasContinue reading “My Night with the Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey”

I’m a Finalist! Vote for Your Favorite Memoir!

I am so excited to announce that Biographile, a website dedicated to real people, real stories, and great reading, has selected my piece, “What to Expect While Grieving for Your Father,” as a finalist in their Short Memoir Contest on Overcoming Loss! There are four other amazing stories, so please take the time to readContinue reading “I’m a Finalist! Vote for Your Favorite Memoir!”