If poetry isn't your thing, consider that the poems in my new chapbook, Accomplices, read a lot like personal essays and touch on a range of topics: faith, nature, depression, and creativity.Read More
The older I get, the more I talk to myself. So I said, “Why not use one of these exchanges to conduct a formal interview about my forthcoming poetry collection, Accomplices?” What a good idea!Read More
No storyteller has brought me closer to North Korea than the remarkable, collaborative work of the photographers who contribute to the @EverydayDPRK Instagram account. The account was started by David Guttenfelder, a prize-winning National Geographic Photographer who used to work for the Associated Press in North Korea.
In the photos posted to this account, we see glimpses into the lives of ordinary North Koreans. Spending time absorbing their details has helped me -- more than ever before -- see the humanity of a nation often portrayed through an impersonal, political lens.Read More
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