Latest from Nine Books: “Been Drawing Lotsa Palm Trees Lately”

Maybe cuz they’re so hard to find teaching in Colorado, and I at least want to see one even if it’s just a small, two-dimensional pencil scribble on the corner of a piece of notebook paper.

Latest from Nine Books: “Don’t Say The Name!”

So far this semester I’ve hadta play this game called “Don’t Say the Name.” Every day in my English class I feel the temptation to say it, but it can only lead to bad things, so I hafta resist.

Latest from Nine Books: “Professor Kerouac”!

Professor Kerouac stood in front of the class, but no one was starstruck, no one pointed with excitement, and no one said, “oh my god, a historical literary figure is teaching us!” Because no one knew who he was…

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Nine Books Now Going Up!

Starting today premium content from my new collection of short work Nine Books will be available to those who sign up for a paid subscription!  I know you’re supposta to come across like a confident salesperson when making these kinds of pitches, but the truth is I’m pretty nervous about putting it out there. MainlyContinue reading “SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Nine Books Now Going Up!”

A Review of Ted Floyd’s “How to Know the Birds”

I love experts. Those whose experience, knowledge, and passion in a certain field cannot be replicated by just anybody, especially me. In the modern every-voice-matters social media landscape expertise can get confusing. Everyone is instantly a published poet, high school drop-outs argue with Ph.D’s over matters in their fields, and I think some people mightContinue reading “A Review of Ted Floyd’s “How to Know the Birds””