Hyppe Online interviewed me about Crumb-sized. Kelsey May asked really great questions! I’m so glad to be featured on her site, which celebrates community, creativity, culture, and critical thinking. Strong is the perfect adjective to describe her voice and message. This collection exhales each line confidently. Read the interview here.
My first book got some love today! Jennifer MacBain-Stephens, herself the author of three poetry collections, reviewed On that one-way trip to Mars in Agape Editions. Jennifer explains that with the book sectioned into planets in the solar system, reader(s) “quickly realizes how the poems reflect different characteristics of not only planets but people. Each planet possesses a different […]
It’s pub day for Crumb-sized and I’m over the moon! Already, Yasmin Gunaratnam has written a beautiful review in the Chicago Review of Books. She calls me a space nerd exploring my inner cosmos — and hits it right on the head. Marlena Chertock, a self-confessed “space nerd” based in Washington, D.C. “I don’t need you/landing […]
On that one-way trip to Mars was reviewed in Beach Sloth. The reviewer writes, “the collection neatly focuses on the sadness that comes from planetary movements from hundreds of years away to the fragile nature of humanity. In a way, it celebrates how far humanity has come in trying to better understand its place in a vast […]
On that one-way trip to Mars was reviewed in the Science Fiction Poetry Association’s Star*Line by Diane Severson. I’m so honored by this review. Diane writes, “Not all of the poems are speculative, but even those that are not come from a place which is maybe foreign to many people … There is a physicality to some […]
I’m heading to Mars right now. I’ve left orbit. This amazing review from Bethany Mary has blasted me off the planet! Bethany reviewed On that one-way trip to Mars in Vagabond City Lit, calling it warm and chilling, covering human emotion and the expanse of the solar system. She gets the pain I was trying so […]
Jim Thompson, the founder and poetry editor of Cacti Fur, reviewed “On that one-way trip to Mars.” He called my book an imaginary “tour of our solar system” and “a pleasant balance of narrative and science.” This review makes me starstruck; I’m so humbled by his words. See you on that one-way trip, Jim! When […]