Short Relief

We’re on the doorstep of baseball season, which is, in short, a relief, and I am pleased to share with you the birth of Short Relief, a Monday-Friday column from the wonderful folks at Baseball Prospectus. What it is: a daily collection of two or three short pieces by a variety of writers. The content: think baseball-adjacent—ephemera, trivia, exploration. … More Short Relief


I think I watched six minutes of Game Four of the Stanley Cup Final, and that was the balance of the end of hockey for me. And that hurts me, somewhere in my hockey heart (damaged goods at the moment, thanks to Pittsburgh’s fizzled season and off-season travail).  It’s unsettling, too, that I can’t quite … More connecte(d)isconnected

Where will you be? (At AWP)

‘Tis the season and all. Find me on Thursday morning here: R132: Another Voice in My Mouth: Persona in Poetry and Prose Redwood Room, Sheraton Seattle, 2nd FloorThursday, February 27, 201410:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. This interdisciplinary panel features five writers whose work puts significant distance between speaker and writer—whether by writing across gender, setting, … More Where will you be? (At AWP)