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WEDNesday NIGHT POetry FeAture

I’m thrilled and honored to be featured for tonight’s Wednesday Night Poetry! I’m reading my poetry, poems, showing off my bees, and reading a fabulous poem by Ada Long. Join us on Facebook! Search for Wednesday Night Poetry.

Take a Virtual Poetry Writing Field Trip with the Cahaba River Society and Me

Write an ode (or anti-ode) and enjoy the gorgeous shots of the Cahaba lilies here: And / or write a Greater Romantic Lyric on the Little Cahaba River here:

Review in Up the Staircase!

Thank you, Rachel Nix, for this wonderful review of Known by Salt! You can read it here:

Interview with Stephen McClurg

I thoroughly enjoyed talking with Stephen about Known by Salt. Check it out here:

I read poetry with Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshfield, and Naomi Shihab-Nye!!

I’m humbled and delighted to read with Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshfield, and Naomi Shibah-Nye, poetry heroes,  for Wednesday Night Poetry. I hope you will watch all of these beautiful videos. If you don’t see the video, click the title. I come in at the… Continue Reading “I read poetry with Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshfield, and Naomi Shihab-Nye!!”


I’m thrilled and honored to have Known by Salt reviewed by Ash Durrance in Crab Orchard Review Book Reviews. Please check it out here:



Rochelle Hurt’s Take on Known by Salt

I’m thrilled that Rochelle Hurt included Known by Salt in her round-up of books “A Year in Motherhood” in the Southern Indiana Review.  What an honor to appear alongside Camille Dungy, Patrica Smith, and others! Rochelle’s lyrical take of motherhood and grandmother-hood in Known by Salt is:… Continue Reading “Rochelle Hurt’s Take on Known by Salt”

Thank you, Local Readings!!

Jim and I had the best time reading in Madison and Monticello, Georgia for the Local Readings Series in December! Thank you, Luke McFarland, for inviting us to read and to visit your classes at Monticello High. Thank you, Susan Draeger and Doug Olive,… Continue Reading “Thank you, Local Readings!!”

Reading in Madison, Georgia!

I’m looking forward to reading with Jim Braziel in Madison on the 17th and in Monticello on the 18th!