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AWP 2021

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On Wednesday, I moderated the panel “Disability’s Influence on Literature: Realism As A Craft Concept” at AWP 2021. We had an incredible turnout — 194 people joined us! This important conversation was sponsored by AWP and featured Eileen Cronin, James Tate Hill, and T.K. Dalton (you can buy our books on Bookshop). If you missed […]

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Poetry mentorship? Yes, it’s a thing!

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“Sometimes all you need is someone to assure you that you’re a writer, and then you start to believe it, you start to live it.” This fall, I was invited to serve as a poetry mentor for an emerging writer through AWP’s Writer to Writer Mentorship Program. The mentorship program matches emerging writers and published […]

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AWP 2019 panels accepted!

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I’m thrilled that TWO of my panels were accepted for the AWP 2019 conference in Portland, Oregon! Dates/times still TBA. So keep on the lookout for more information. Here are my panels/events: The Future is Disabled: A Reading of Disabled Writers on What’s Next (Raymond Luczak, Jess Silfa, Marlena Chertock, and Avery M. Guess) A […]