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The Editor of Cacti Fur Reviewed My Book!

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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 […]

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‘Cemetario General’ in Cacti Fur

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My poem “Cemetario General” was published in Cacti Fur. I wrote this poem in Chile, while traveling through that beautiful land of friendly people. People in Chile kiss you on both cheeks when they meet you. I went to Chile in 2013 for a winter-term trip through the Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House. We visited Santiago, Valparaíso, and […]

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‘Wind chimes’ in Cacti Fur

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My poem “Wind chimes” was published in Cacti Fur’s second issue. I wrote the first version of this poem in college at the Jiménez-Porter Writers’ House. Over the years, it’s gone through several revisions. I’m happy that it’s finally found a home in Cacti Fur. The poem details a woman who wishes to be a […]