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2019 News

I’ll be the featured reader at the “Poetry Unlocked”  series at The Draw, in Appleton on November 11, 2019.

My poem “Cold April” appears in the latest issue of SoFloPoJo (South Florida Poetry Journal)! Thanks to Freesia McKee for soliciting my work!

One of my poems has been translated into Chinese! Poetry Hall, Issue #5 has a translation of “The Fifth of March on Highway 82”. It’s available on Amazon.

I was the Poet’s Monday feature at Linneman’s on March 18. On May 7, I  read at Suzy’s Steakhouse in Portage. On May 15th I read in Waukesha County, at Mama D’s Coffee in Wales. The Village of Wales puts visiting poets’ work on their website, so you can read “Golden” here.

Milwaukee Zine Fest at the Milwaukee Public Library was on April 6th. Helene Fischman of Draw, Write Here compiled a zine from a collaboration I joined on February 24th. We went to the Milwaukee Public Museum “Streets of Old Milwaukee” for our inspiration and/or stimulation! I have a couple of poems in this zine and there’s art work and writing from the other creative folks who turned out.

The Milwaukee Anthology from Belt Publishing has been released. This latest addition to Belt’s city series includes my poem “On These Acres”. The book has been reviewed by the Milwaukee Journal/Sentinel. I read “On These Acres” on a “Bridge the City Podcasts” interview with the anthology editor.

Prose! I write that too. I’ve joined the Ex Fabula blogging committee. Ex Fabula’s mission is to “Strengthen Community Bonds Through Storytelling”. They just updated their website. Now you can find my blog posts, recaps and stories in one spot!


On December 18 I performed at the “Seasonal Sharing Event” at Milwaukee’s new film-screening, performance, artists-and-writers work space – NO Studios. “Socializing With A Purpose” is their watchword. Milwaukee is full of serious talent. NO Studios is a place where creative people encourage and inspire other creative people to bring their projects to fruition! They offer memberships at various levels. Look at their website and see what they offer.

I read at the beautiful Readers Loft Bookstore in Green Bay on November 29, 2018. The reading series there is run by Tori Grant Wellhouse of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets.

Freesia McKee is a wonderful poet who relocated from Milwaukee to Florida last fall. She interviewed me about “In the Field” on her blog, which is well worth following. You can read it here. By all means bookmark her blog and follow it regularly.

Poetry I created during the Draw, Write Here collaboration “Objects of Desire”, is featured (along with my collaboration partner Thea Kovac’s artwork) in the inaugural issue of Milwaukee’s new online poetry journal In Want of Jasmine.

My poem “Olive Hill” is online on The Coil.  “Olive Hill” – was a 2017 semi-finalist for the Alternating Current Press “Luminaire Award for Best Poetry“.

My poem “Were You There?” was a 2017 finalist for Alternating Current’s Charter Oak Award for Best Historical poem.