Everything we read, if we read it deeply enough, changes us.
The first sculpture that I made on my own was small and was carved from an old railroad tie.
So that one wrong class led me to the path of writing: poetry, story, novel, essays
I'd always been reluctant to teach online. And then I had to.
Editor of the Hudson Review
I think the joy comes out of my curiosity about the world
When I read, even my own work, I try to follow the line, its rhythms, its sounds, its inner voice
Let’s start by asking you to explain what the term “ekphrastic” means to you. Ekphrasis originally had a specific purpose- poetry or literature describing an artwork, to those who couldn’t see it. If there was an artifact or painting, there…
I usually start with a single haunting image written at the top of a page.
As odd as this might sound, I think I was a "writer" from my very earliest childhood.