Keep an eye out for the summer 2014 edition of Great Lakes Review. I’ve got a piece in there and the release event was a ton of fun. The editors did a 7 city tour of key cities throughout the region. When the Milwaukee event took place, 8 writers with work in the issue spoke, including myself. 

Check out Great Lakes Review over yonder

Milwaukee’s Bubblers

August 12, 2014

Milwaukee’s new bike share program has taken a very appropriate colloquial name, Bublr. I was curious about why Milwaukeeans refer to drinking from “Bubblers” so I went and did a little research. Check out this link below to learn a little about our famous Bubblers.

Milwaukee Bublr Bike Share 

New Poems at My Favorite Bullet

Here are some new poems, some will be in my next book A Device that is called A Vice. Interior Noise Press puts out some work that hits really hard.

A couple new poems on the radio

Here are two to listen to which aired during Lake Effect on Milwaukee’s NPR station 89.7 WUWM. The poems start at about 34 minutes in to the program. 

First time hunting

December 24, 2013

First time hunting

I went deer hunting for the first time this year, something very common in Wisconsin. Give a listen to the experience at this link. Click play and toggle the progress bar to about 45:30. 

Dialoggggged

October 16, 2013

Here’s a new poem up at Shepherd Express. 

 

http://expressmilwaukee.com/article-21746-william-was-a-lawyer.html

 

Molly Snyder, a writer for OnMilwaukee.com wrote a piece for poetry month on why people hate poetry. She asked if I had an opinion on the topic and I gave her some opinions. Go here to read some of our conclusions. 

Far out sounds

April 29, 2013

I’ve got a SoundCloud page, by the way. A few recent poems are on there, and you can also hear some of the other interviews and snippets I’ve worked on. Go Right Here.

Monday April 29th I’ll be participating in a group poetry reading at the Riverwest Public House. About a dozen poets will be joining in the fun. Goes from 7-9pm. For full details, visit Paul Scot August.

You should totally come, and you don’t even have to bring a dish to pass because it’s not a potluck. But I love banana bread if you insist.

I met a hulking 6’4″ veteran the other day who is suffering from the most horrendous PTSD. Reminded me of this poem I wrote which aired on the radio. I think initially I titled it Collateral Damage. Talked the titles over with my friend when he got out and he preferred Memorial Day, so I kept it that way. Give a listen.

http://www.wuwm.com/programs/lake_effect/lake_effect_segment.php?segmentid=7516#

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