Essays/Poems

Why Do Writers Love Birding So Much?

Essay on my passion for bird watching and other writers who share it, including interviews with Margaret Atwood, Howard Norman, and Nell Zink, published on LitHub.

www.LitHub.com

lithub-birding-article

Around Town

A poem on the changed world following the 2016 election, published by Poetry International.

poetryinternational.sdsu.edu

Things That Really Matter

What do salt and pepper shakers and a house full of objects tell us about ourselves? My take on our changing relationships to all the stuff we own for New Hampshire Home.

www.nhhomemagazine.com

Interview and Poems on Vietnam

This interview conducted by Binh Huy Nguyen for Poetry International is about the time I spent teaching and traveling in Vietnam in 2013 and 2014. Two poems set in Vietnam are included at the end of the interview.

poetryinternational.sdsu.edu

Seeking a Spiritual Home

Blog for the Huffington Post on my time living and teaching in Vietnam. Follow this link to find my other essays on the Huffington Post.

www.huffingtonpost.com