My Work Featured on ArtiPeeps

A big thank you to the community writing project ArtiPeeps, who graciously featured my poetry this weekend. Please click here to read “Oh, Zelda” and “A Notion of Marriage.”

All of a Sudden, 5,000 Followers!

Thanks to everyone who reads and follows my blog. It really means a lot!  And, all of a sudden, The Drugstore Notebook has more than 5,000 followers. Happy weekend to all!

New Year, New (About) Me

The Drugstore Notebook recently turned one. To celebrate, I updated what truly was a pitiful “About Me” section. Please visit my new About page, which now includes links to my published works. As always, thank you for reading!

My Poems on The Furious Gazelle!

Several of my poems can now be read at The Furious Gazelle literary journal, based out of Brooklyn, New York. Please visit their site to check them out! Below is one of the five published poems:   Bathroom Talk   Watching you pee in front of me while we talk about not being late It’s […]

My Piece “Corcovado” Now Up on Pilgrim’s Poem!

My poem about Rio de Janeiro’s emblematic hunchback hill, crowned by a massive white statue of Christ, is up this week on the community writing site “Pilgrims Poem.” Please click here to check it out! If anyone is interested in sharing their work, I recommend writing to the very kind editor of the site. Instructions […]

Ghost House Review published two of my poems

I am very excited that two of my poems have been included in the up-and-coming independent publication, Ghost House Review. Please pay them a visit and see all the great things they are doing for yourself! Their main blog is up on WordPress and can be viewed here. Above is my poem “Morning Feed,” included in Ghost […]

My guest post up on Actuary Lit

I’m happy to announce that my guest post is up on Actuary Lit, a site that is a virtual gathering of literary thoughts “born of the University of Notre Dame’s MFA program.” The post is about Nobel Prize-winner Herta Muller’s “The Appointment,” a lyrical work that questions the origin of fear.

My poem “Life Things” on VerseWrights

Carl Sharpe is a retired English and creative writing teacher who manages a very active online poetry site called VerseWrights.  The magic of this site is that it welcomes completely unknown writers, such as myself, into its community of more established poets. Plus, Carl is encouraging and quick to respond. In other words, VerseWrites is nothing […]

My poem “Dialogue” now published!

The Boston Poetry Magazine published my poem “Dialogue.” Below is an excerpt: Dialogue We start the dialogue hearing the last word close itself /\ first vagina yawn \/ the mood swing is mine, ok, fine every piece of angst pressed again and against — To read more, please click here.  

A round of drinks

I would like to one day get a round of drinks for the staff at We Drink Because We’re Poets. Today, they featured me as a guest writer on their wonderful community site. Talented writers and artists are regularly showcased here, so it’s worth the visit, and certainly worth a follow.   Related articles First […]

The Paperbook has my ‘Babies on Planes’

Congratulations to Jayde Ashe of The Paperbook Blog for finishing her second issue. And many thanks for including my poem “Babies on Planes” in this generous effort to showcase writers from all over the world. To read The Paperbook Collective click below: The Paperbook Collective ~ Issue Two 2013..