Sweet Lit interviewed me in November 2019 and asked me why I write poems. They also asked me what my favorite sweet was. I gave a shout out to the Ann Arbor's Farmer's Market's prune plums! Sweet Lit published one of my favorite poems, "Dear garden shed" which is a political poem, although it could be seen as just another past-middle age, lamenting youth poem.
The Rupture (formerly The Collagist) interviewed me in July 2019 about my poem, "My life as a lawn sprinkler" and asked about how I use rhyme in constructing poems which surprised me since I struggle when I try to rhyme. I also loved the question about whether the lawn sprinkler metaphor was a personal manifesto or an artist's statement!
Orange Quarterly interviewed me in the winter of 2019, and asked me some great questions: Why is art and poetry vital to society, as well as what I like about reading and performing poetry in public. They published two of my poems about girlhood that I hope will be in my next book about daughters leaving home.
Renowned Michigan poet and Ann Arbor resident, Keith Taylor reviewed What Is in The Blood in the Ann Arbor Observer in the March 2020 issue. I am honored to be featured in this long -time Ann Arbor events/local news publication Thank you, Keith Taylor and thanks to The Ann Arbor Observer!
Mom Egg Review posted a great review of What Is in The Blood in July 2020: