Feb 22: Faculty Reading Series (with Craig O'Hara), Ball State University, 8:00 p.m.
Feb 10: "Writing in the Internet Age" (with Ashley Ford, Sandra Simonds, Esmé Weijun Wang), AWP D.C., Room 101, Washington Convention Center, Level One, 10:30 a.m.
Feb 9: DIAGRAM/ Phoebe/ Burnside Review/ Dikembe Press Reading, Shaw's Tavern, Washington, D.C., 10:30 p.m.
July 24: Ashland University (with Jill Christman), Ashland, OH, 7:00 p.m.
July 25: "Naming Names: Real-life Characters in Poetry and Creative Nonfiction" (with Dan Lehman). Ashland University, 1:00 p.m.
June 21: Bloomsbury Books (with Vince Wixon), Ashland, OR, 7:00 p.m.
Feb 29: Sonora Review Reading (with Sean Lovelace), Tucson, AZ
Feb 5: Alabama School of Fine Arts (With Lauren Goodwin Slaughter), Birmingham, AL
Feb 4: Pure Products of American Reading Series, Tuscaloosa, AL
Dec 11: InKY Reading Series, The Bard's Town, Louisville, KY, 7:00 p.m.
Oct 17-18: Texas Book Festival, State Capitol, Austin, TX.
Sept 23-26: Pygmalion Festival, Champaign, IL.
Sept. 17: University of St. Thomas (with Ander Monson), St. O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Minneapolis, MN. 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Aug 8: Vouched Presents (with Adam Day and Sara Tracey), New Day Meadery, Indianapolis, IN. 7:30 p.m.
July 28: Ashland Summer Residency (with Jill Christman and Angie Estes), Ashland, OH. 7:00 p.m.
April 26: The Writers Guild (with Adam Day), Bloomington, Indiana.
April 16: Big Questions/ Big Ideas lecture series, Kennedy Library, Muncie, IN, 6:30-7:30.
April 11: AWP Panel: Oracles and Appetites: Three Decades of the FIELD Poetry Prize (with Angie Estes, Jon Loomis, Mary Ann Samyn, and David Young), Room 101 J, Level 1, Minneapolis Convention Center, 12:00-1:15.
April 11: Booksigning for Dirty Bomb. Oberlin College Press/FIELD table, AWP Bookfair, Minneapolis Convention Center, 2:00-2:30.
March 28: Book launch for Dirty Bomb, Village Green Records, Muncie, Indiana, 4:00 p.m.
Beasts of the Hill:
Nice Things By James Franco
Four of a Kind:
12/8/2014: I've been awarded a Creative Writing Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts!
8/16/2014: Oberlin College Press will publish my second book, Dirty Bomb, in spring 2015.
8/10/2011: My first book, Beasts of the Hill, won the Field Poetry Prize, and will be out in spring of 2012.
2/25/2010: My chapbook, Four of a Kind, won the Concrete Wolf Chapbook Contest judged by Jeannine Hall Gailey. It will be out in Fall, 2010.