A Short History of Monsters Awarded the Miller Williams Prize
My manuscript, A Short History of Monsters, was chosen by former poet laureate Billy Collins as the winner of the 2019 Miller Williams Poetry Prize and was published by the University of Arkansas Press in March, 2019. My poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in Bomb, Salon, Alternet, The Weeklings, Exquisite Corpse, Another Chicago Magazine, Unbearables, Crimes of the Beats, Up is Up, but So Is Down: New York’s Downtown Literary Scene, 1974-1992, and many other journals and anthologies. I've written features and reviews for NYPress, Washington City Paper, the Brooklyn Rail, and the New York Times and read my work at the Lollapalooza Festival, CBGBs, the Knitting Factory, the Public Theater, the Living Theater, the Split This Rock poetry festival, the Nuyorican Poets’ Café, the St. Mark’s Poetry Project, the Black Cat Club, the Washington Project for the Arts, and many other venues. I live in Washington, DC with my wife, the poet Heather Davis, and our daughter and son. I'm at work on a memoir.
March 22, 2020:
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
June 11, 2020 (new date):
Acme Pie Company, Arlington, Virginia
October 20, 2020:
July 1, 2019: NYC Book Launch
for A Short History of Monsters
April 24, 2019: BOOK LAUNCH for A Short History of Monsters at KramerBooks & Afterwords. 6:30 PM. Introduced by Silvana Straw.
April 29, 2019: Martha Washington Library. Building to Crescendo. 7-8 PM. With Michael Gushue, Heather Davis, and Cort Bledsoe.
May 5, 2019: American Poetry Museum. 3-5 PM. With Katy Richey.