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Many thanks to two fantastic magazines, december and California Quarterly, for nominating two of my poems for Pushcart Prizes–“On the Death, by Trampling, of a Man in Modoc County” in december, and “The Wind Up Russian Gulch” in California Quarterly.

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Head for the Storm Cellar!

sc_v5_n2_cover_recto_15020161009Making an appearance in another generous Midwestern harbor. Here’s how they describe their approach: “We want everybody to get weird and enlightened and learn and fall in love and have superpowers. We want to surprise and delight and horrify and provoke. Storm Cellar is not a distraction but a cure for boredom.” Check them out.

Several Societies of Friends

Clockhouse Cover 2016I’m very happy to have my non-fiction piece “A Driving Tour of Quaker Graveyards” coming out in Clockhouse, an annual magazine from Goddard College. It’s a branching reminiscence of my Uncle Chuck–and all my aunts and uncles, and my own parents–going back to my grandparents and the house my cousins and I remember so fondly, deadly toys and all, and further still to the line of long-gone ancestors my grandmother tried, mostly in vain, to teach me.