New Interview

I was interviewed by VoyageLA about The Poetry Lab, our origin story and evolution through the pandemic. We offer workshops, critique groups, and poetry classes led by visiting teaching artists. Check it out!

Spotlight: Stranded Artist Series

Originally posted on Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets:
As 2013 beckoned a new beginning and resolutions to be broken, Long Beach was getting a gift in the poetry world.  Thanks to Markus Manley and Danielle Mitchell, Long Beach saw the introduction to a twice monthly Poetry Lab.  Everyone is invited, no one turned away, and…

Squaw Valley Greatest Hits

  I just returned [July, 2011] from the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley near Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevadas. What an amazing place, what lovely and talented people! Here are a few quotes from our staff poets who led workshops and gave craft talks. Sometimes the dissatisfaction with the end of a poem is the…