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The Wordbench

 
 

In addition to pursuing a poetry practice, I write and edit for a wide variety of clients as the managing partner of The Wordbench. I have lost count of the number of books I have edited, much less the lessons and other materials. For recommendations, you can find the icon for LinkedIn below and follow that. That site has not been updated in a while. I have done a lot more since that information posted. But there are only so many hours in a day, and self-promotion is not my favorite use of time. Sigh. It just has to be done sometimes.

 

 

Thanks to the following journals and venues and their editors and readers for giving these poems a way into the world:

 

CALIFORNIA FIRE & WATER: A CLIMATE CRISIS ANTHOLOGY

"How to Read the Summer Sky"

COFFEE-HOUSE POETRY

"Secret Baptism" (Commended for the Troubadour International Poetry Prize)

COMSTOCK REVIEW

"Now Appearing"

CRAB CREEK REVIEW

'"Filmishmish" (Semifinalist for the Crab Creek Poetry Prize)

FOUR STRING COLLABORATION: SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY 

"Storms Offshore"

MONTEREY POETRY REVIEW

"The Glimpse"

PHREN-Z

"Outside, Inside"

"She Leaves"

"Spoon"

"Tell Us about the War, and Love, Miss Dickinson: The Dead Poet's Exclusive Interview with NPR"

"Through Knotted Pine Walls"

"Toast"

PORTER GULCH REVIEW

"To Find Meaning"

RATTLE

"Spring"

RED WHEELBARROW

"The Birds" (Semifinalist for the Red Wheelbarrow Poetry Prize)

RIVER HERON REVIEW

"Bodies of Water" (Finalist for River Heron Review Poetry Prize)

SCRIBBLER

"tl;dr (too long didn't read)"

SLAB

"End of Day" 

"We Once"

SLEET MAGAZINE          

"Disembodied"

SPILLWAY 29

"To a Dear Friend in a Year of Losses"

SPLIT ROCK REVIEW

"Transplants" (Nominated for the Orison Anthology)
TAR RIVER POETRY

"The Fair Condition of the World"

THE JOURNAL OF UNDISCOVERED POETS

"Where Would We Be Without Blue"

THE RAVENSPERCH

"In Turn"

"Report from a Coastal Patio"

WEST TRESTLE REVIEW

"Infinitely Stranger"
WHAT ROUGH BEAST

"Blame the Moon"