Audio Essay Featured on KCRW’s Wednesday 3 p.m. Series

KCRW-Audio-EssayMy audio essay, “Leisepark,” was featured on the Wednesday 3 p.m. Series on KCRW, the NPR affiliate in Berlin, Germany, on 14 August 2019. You can listen to me reading it (in English) at this link.


Electric Literature Publishes My Poem “A Failed Romanticism”

ElectricLiteratureOn 25 February 2019, Electric Literature published my poem “A Failed Romanticism” in its The Commuter series, which is available to read here online.

Käthe Kollwitz and Berlin: Exhibit at Galerie Parterre Berlin

July 8th marked the 150th birthday of Käthe Kollwitz, the beloved German artist who many know as the sculptor of Mother with Her Dead Son, which can be seen inside Neue Wache in Berlin (though not at the moment as the memorial is under renovation).

GalerieParterre1Galerie Parterre Berlin is hosting an exhibition of Kollwitz’s work – Käthe Kollwitz und Berlin – through September 24, 2017. The gallery is situated on Danziger Strasse, on the former site of the gasworks of Prenzlauer Berg and is a fascinating space in and of itself.

Prenzlauer Berg is a fitting location for this exhibit, as Kollwitz lived in the neighborhood from 1891 through 1943, on the street that is now known as Kollwitz Strasse. The park on the street also bears her name and features a large sculpture of the artist. Continue reading “Käthe Kollwitz and Berlin: Exhibit at Galerie Parterre Berlin”

Contests for Already Published (Poetry) Books – Updated

Because this list gets a lot of page views, I’ve moved it to my new website blog and updated it with new links and new awards. If anyone knows of additional contests for already published books (or galleys), please post a comment and I will add to the list.


Recent updates: Added Nebraska Book Awards, Society of Midland Authors Awards, Midwest Book Awards. Several website links updated.



Note: advice of most of these contests is to submit book as soon as possible during submission period.

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