September 23, 2022  •  6:00 PM

Gorilla Book Launch! September 23rd at Asheville's Pack Memorial Library.  I'm tremendously excited that Gorilla will launch from Asheville's downtown Pack Memorial Library, in Lord Auditorium, on September 23rd at 6:00 PM. I'll read from Gorilla, invite questions, and sign books that will be there for sale, as well as books that readers pre-ordered and bring with them to the reading. Please come!

October 29, 2022  •  3:00 PM

City Lights Bookstore Gorilla Reading and Book Signing.  Join me at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, October 29, at 3 PM, 3 East Jackson Street, Sylva, NC. Go to City Lights now and buy one of the best bookstore tee shirts ever. 


July 2022  

The Ekphrastic Review published both Unaware and New Stepfather this month, on July 12th and 27th respectively.

July 2022  

Getting to the Bottom of It Published in North Carolina Poetry Society's Pinesong: Anthology of Winning Poems for 2022.  The poem also appears in my book, Gorillaforthcoming September 1st, 2022, from Main Street Rag Publishing Company.

June 11, 2022  

Gorilla Video.  Main Street Rag has published a video for Gorilla. Pre-order Gorilla now and get a fabulous pre-publication discount -- $8.50 versus $14.00 after it comes out in September. Buy my book! Thank you, The Management!

June 4, 2022 

Iconic at St. Andrew's-Sewanee.  I was honored to read my poem, Iconic, at the Alumni Awards Ceremony at St. Andrew's-Sewanee. We convened on The Mountain to celebrate our 50th high school reunion from Sewanee Military Academy -- "a school so incredible it no longer exists" (from Iconic).

May 24, 2022  •  7:00 PM EDT

Poetry Under the Stars at The Tryon Fine Arts Center.  I'll host an evening of Poetry Under the Stars at the Tryon Fine Arts Center with six wonderful poets; seven including me. Tickets $10. Beer and wine available. Please join us. 

May 21, 2022  •  1:00 PM EDT

Getting to the Bottom of It Awarded Honorable Mention in Poetry of Courage Contest

The North Carolina Poetry Society awarded my poem Getting to the Bottom of It an Honorable Mention in their Poetry of Courage Contest. I'll read the poem on Zoom May 21st at 1:00 PM.

Coming Fall 2022!

Gorilla, debut poetry book, from Main Street Rag Publishing Company!  I'm excited to have just signed a contract with Main Street Rag Publishing Company for Gorilla, forthcoming in the Fall of 2022.

December 3, 2021  •  6:00 PM

Euphemism, Illinois State University's Creative Arts Journal--Issue Launch.  Live event! I'll read my poems Fiancée Arcade and You Have Won a New Carwhich appear in the new issue. Join us on campus in Stevenson Hall, Friday, December 3rd, 2021, at 6:00 PM, in Normal, Illinois.

Fall, 2021  

BlazeVOX publishes Washing Machine, Smashing Glasses, and George Washington at Walmart

June, 2021  

Unforeseen Consequences of Cremation published in Reed Magazine's first ever stand-alone poetry chapbook.  A novel offering from Reed Magazine featuring a letterpress cover and hand-sewn pages. 

June 7, 2021  •  7:30 PM

Carl Jung NC Prize-Winning Poems, Live and Free.  I'll read my poem Movie Theater which won Honorable Mention in the JungNC Poetry Contest. Go to

November 12, 2020  •  7:00 PM

@CarolinaPoets, Virtual Facebook Reading #PoetryGoesViral.  I'll be one of three featured poets. 

September 22, 2020

From Cork, Ireland's, The Echo

Heartache, death, and joy, all encapsulated in this one photo  ...  sent to me by my sister, Annie

February 17, 2020  •  8:00 PM

The BLOCK off Biltmore, Asheville, NC

Tomb of the Unknown Father, Presidents’ Day Poetry

October 15, 2019  •  7:00 PM

Tryon Fine Arts Center, Tryon, NC

In Their Own Words, Carolina poets presented by the Stage Door Series