Sailors fighting in dance halls

Feeling: "Life on Mars" (Jessica Lange style)

Currently visiting the students of the University of Texas at Brownsville, and loving it. Readings, workshops and hanging out with some amazing young artists...

New poems: "All The Wild Beasts I Have Been" appears in Matter: A Journal of Political Poetry and Commentary.

"If Delilah the Younger Sister" up at The Best American Poetry blog and answered some questions on Faith & Poetry from poet Lisa Marie Basile. 

My story "Anoche, Dearly Departed" appears in Kweli Journal.

I kicked off a roundtable concerning Topography & Landscape in Poetry with poets Erika Meitner, Eduardo Gabrieloff, Hila Ratzabi, Jason Schneiderman and Emily Jaeger appears in ZEEK Magazine, part of the Jewish Daily Forward. Stay tuned for discussions about mapping rituals, authenticity, shifting Jewish identity and humor.