Check out my new venture with Rachel. We’ve been dreaming of this for years and are proud to launch Left Margin Lit, a home for the literary arts! Visit our website for information about our classes, consultations, and programs.


Two new poems published in Terrain.org, one of my favorite online magazines.


Wow, one more review of The Americans.  Check it out here.  Many thanks to Evan Goldstein for his insights.

The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show lures poet Rick Barot into the studio.  Lucky episode #13 here!


Because I like Nate Marshall’s debut collection, Wild Hundreds, I reviewed it in the latest issue of Ron Slate’s On the Seawall.


Episode #12 of The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, in which January Gill O’Neil talks baseball, Home Depot, and poetry.


The Americans wins the 2015 Julie Suk Award, given to the best book of poetry published by an independent press!


Cate Marvin graces us with wit and charisma on The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show.  Episode #11 here.


Ben Jackson offers a generous critique of The Americans in The Iowa Review.


Episode #10 of Rumpus Late Nite, with guest Nicky Beer talking about The Octopus Game, her new book of poems.


James Neenan, a.k.a. “The Book Guy,” gives The Americans a 5-star review.  Link here.


Poem of the Week posted some poems and other stuff.


Do not click this link unless you can match Ross Gay’s energy on The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, episode 9!


The Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show pops up in NYC!


I’m a big fan of Andrew Allport’s poems. Here, in Colorado Review (online), Andrew shares his critical take on The Americans and Brandon Som’s The Tribute Horse.


The Americans reviewed by Sarah Katz in Heavy Feather Review.


PBS Newshour features another poem from The Americans.


Lisa Russ Spaar discusses The Americans in her “Second Acts: A Second Look at Second Books of Poetry” column at The Los Angeles Review of Books.


Weston Cutter and I talk about The Americans on Fanzine.


Here is an extremely generous review of The Americans, from poet and critic Brian Simoneau.


Episode #8 of Rumpus Late Nite, with guest Beth Bachmann.


Every month, Frank Stasio and WUNC tape a live show of “The State of Things” in Greensboro.  Listen to our interview here.

Two new reviews of The Americans at Fjords and Coal Hill Review.


Poet Nomi Stone spotlights The Americans over at the Memorious blog.


What a treat to revisit WBUR’s Here and Now program, with host Robin Young!  I’m grateful to to her and Alex Ashlock for making this Thanksgiving interview possible.


Friend and rancoteur Erin Belieu drops by the Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show to discuss her new book, Slant Six.  Lucky episode #7 here.


Shara Lessley, Tomas Morin, Paul Otremba, Rachel Richardson, and I participated in a symposium titled “Under-the-Radar-Trends in Contemporary American Poetry.”  The Southern Humanities Review published our essays here.  Here’s the link to my essay: “American Imports: The Return of the Civic Poet.”


On Ron Slate’s latest issue of On the Seawall, I reviewed Amaud Jamaul Johnson‘s impressive Darktown Follies.


The Americans featured on the PBS Newshour website.  Thank you, Victoria Fleischer!  Link here.


Publisher’s Weekly reviews The Americans.


Oliver de la Paz yuks it up with me on episode #6 of the Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show.


Barnstorm, an excellent online literary magazine, published three new poems.


Some poems from The Americans posted on the Poetry Foundation website.


Charles Rammelkamp offers an incisive review of The Americans here.


Poetry Daily features “Self-Portrait as David Hockney”


Thanks to Peter Kline for inviting me to read with Evan Karp and Rosalie Moffett at Bazaar Cafe. Video here.


Rumpus Late Nite episode #5 has posted, with poet Danny Anderson.


Rachel Zucker talks about her latest book, The Pedestrians, on episode #4 of Rumpus Late Nite.


Radar, a stylish new online magazine, published two poems from The Americans here.


Check out episode #3 of the Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show, with guest Katie Peterson.


Old friend Matthew Zapruder talks about Sun Bear on Rumpus Late Nite, episode #2.


Poems from Blue Colonial and The Americans up on From the Fishouse, the very best contemporary poetry website.


Poet Nick Lantz helps me launch the Rumpus Late Nite Poetry Show.


“Green Fields,” winner of Shenandoah’s 2012 James Boatwright III Poetry Prize.