The Longest Days & Feelings Go Up

Feeling: "How's This?"

I had a wonderful time at our Queens Book Festival panel yesterday, moderated by Monica McClure and featuring Taye Diggs, Miko Branch, Sai Lai Abrams and yours truly.

Here are some pictures from the event:

Speaking at our panel with Miko Branch, Sai Lai Abrams and Taye Diggs

Speaking at our panel with Miko Branch, Sai Lai Abrams and Taye Diggs

Monica McClure, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Miko Branch, Sai Lai Abrams and Taye Diggs

Monica McClure, Rosebud Ben-Oni, Miko Branch, Sai Lai Abrams and Taye Diggs

With poet Ekere Tallie at the 2016 Queens Books Festival

With poet Ekere Tallie at the 2016 Queens Books Festival

With poet Monica McClure at the 2016 Queens Books Festival

With poet Monica McClure at the 2016 Queens Books Festival

I have a few poems out in Waxwing: "From The Last Great Adventure Is You" and "If This Is the Age We End Discovery" and in Triquarterly: "Odisea".

I guest-edited a special issue for Queen Mobs Teahouse, New Planets :: New Worlds , featuring the work of poets David Campos, Tara Betts, Brian Michael Murphy, Hila Ratzabi, Vanessa Jimenez Gabb and more. Here's my editor's letter introducing the issue.

I'm still writing weekly for The Kenyon Review, and here are some of my favorite essays that I've written these last few months: