Longlisted for the Kingdoms in the Wild Annual Poetry Prize

Kingdoms in the Wild just announced the longlist for their 2022 poetry prize, and a chapbook manuscript of mine made the cut!  They’ll announce the winner early next month.  (I have other poetry news to share soon.) 

Also in August is the Willamette Writers Conference here in Portland.  It was the first writer’s conference I ever attended, yeeears before my first sale.  It was a defining moment for an impressionable young writer, which I wrote about in my second blog post ever.  I’m excited to go to the conference in person this year, be among fellow writers, learn from speakers and panelists, and come away energized and inspired.