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Creating with the Land

I’m thrilled and honored to have three poems of my poems, “Ephemeral Pool,” “An Accounting of Birds,” and “Lay at My Feet,” in the Creating with the Land: Works Created Harnessing Alabama’s Natural Resources exhibit at the Georgine Clarke Alabama Artists Gallery in Montgomery,… Continue Reading “Creating with the Land”

Known by Salt wins the 2022 Alabama Library Association Award for Poetry

Such a special honor to be acknowledged by librarians, my life-long heroes! Thank you so much for awarding Known by Salt the 2022 Alabama Library Association Award for Poetry!

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”