February Poetry Contest: Golden Shovel

I can’t wait to see what y’all write for this month’s poetry contest! There are two prize options: 1) A $25 gift certificate to the independent bookstore of your choice, or 2) A $25 donation to the literacy nonprofit, aid organization, or public library of your choice. Please see the Monthly Contest Page for completeContinue reading “February Poetry Contest: Golden Shovel”

Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review is Expanding Our Leadership Team

One of my (many) passion projects is serving on the board of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review. It’s been an honor to help keep an independent print journal going during increasingly challenging times. Borderlands is currently going through a leadership transition. This fall, the board realized that we needed to split our volunteer Administrative Director positionContinue reading “Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review is Expanding Our Leadership Team”

More Notes on Teaching in a Pandemic

After teaching the second half of the spring 2020 semester entirely online, I thought that I’d teach the summer remotely and return to the classroom in the fall of 2020. At the start of the fall semester, I was still teaching remotely, but figured I’d be returning to the classroom in the spring. Now I’mContinue reading “More Notes on Teaching in a Pandemic”