I’m honored to join the ranks of the ASU Creative Writing Affiliate Faculty. It’s a great honor to be recognized for the work I do with Creative Writing students, and I’m so proud to be working with so many talented
Last night was the launch party for Issue 17 of Superstition Review. It was also the last day of my 46th semester teaching at Arizona State University. When I told my students that I have 14 semesters left they asked,
Today was a special treat. I got to speak to an upper division creative nonfiction class, where I started with the presentation called “100 memoirs in 10 minutes,” a run-through of the 100 memoirs I have read in the past few
I had a wonderful time meeting with students in poetry courses and a class in Publishing yesterday. And the reading went great! There were over 70 people there and they had to bring in extra chairs. Then we had a
I am really enjoying my stay in Gunnison so far. Today I get to speak with three creative writing classes and I’ll give a reading of my poetry and prose. Tomorrow is a radio interview and another craft talk. I’m
I’m putting the finishing touches on my presentations for this visit to Western State Colorado University next week, as part of their Contemporary Writers Series. I’m thrilled with the program’s innovative and thorough approach to teaching creative writing, and I’m looking
Last week my Roomie Miranda and I were in the kitchen pulling fruits and veggies from our weekly produce box. I stopped passing pears for a moment and asked her, “What’s 50 times 30?” She’s smart, so she said, “1500.