Pushcart Prize nomination for fiction published in Synaesthesia Magazine

As some of you may recall, I was nominated last year for the Pushcart Prize for my poem, “Love and Nail Polish,” which was published by the fine folk of One Throne Magazine. I’m thrilled to pass on the news that I have been nominated again—this time for fiction! The lovely editors of Synaesthesia Magazine have nominated myContinue reading “Pushcart Prize nomination for fiction published in Synaesthesia Magazine”

An Interview with Ruth Daniell for Geosi Reads

I was recently interviewed by Geosi Gyasi, a Ghanaian poet who writes the popular book blog Geosi Reads. You can now read the whole interview online. I talk about the origins of Swoon, my belief in the importance of speech arts and teaching, my thoughts on literary prizes, as well as some musings about my writing process,Continue reading “An Interview with Ruth Daniell for Geosi Reads”

Winter Solstice, Love, & Nail Polish

Happy winter solstice to you all! I am pleased we have reached the shortest day of the year, but also thrilled that today is the day that One Throne Magazine published their winter issue. It features my Pushcart Prize nominated poem, “Love and Nail Polish.” I am so excited that you can all read it now!Continue reading “Winter Solstice, Love, & Nail Polish”