Click here for PDF of Ephemerist review for Dialogue Proofs for ~1200 word review of Bickmore’s latest book. I recommend buying and reading everything she writes. We’re lucky to have her.
Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought is publishing an essay of mine about Mormon poetry over the last five years. I asked the editor, Boyd Petersen, if it’d be all right to post the proof for the article, and he said absolutely. Unfortunately, most of the books under review are not available in university libraries, so I want to thank… Read more »
In January of 2011, I shared my dissertation proposal on Alex Caldiero’s sonosophy and my comprehensive Ph.D. exam lists with the community at A Motley Vision. I passed my comps in early June 2012 and defended my dissertation the first day of May this year. I won’t lie: while I’ve been changed as a person and a scholar by engaging… Read more »
After nine years of doctoral study, I’m finally putting my PhD to bed. I defend my dissertation the morning of May 1 and will be presenting some of my research in a colloquium that afternoon. If anyone’s in the Pocatello area and would like to drop in for my presentation, here are the details: Title: “Enter the Poetarium: On the… Read more »
BYU Studies Quarterly just published my review essay on two recent poetry collections: Susan Elizabeth Howe’s Salt (Signature Books, 2013) and Lance Larsen’s Genius Loci (University of Tampa Press, 2013). Both collections are well-worth your time and they sustain and reward multiple readings. Here’s an excerpt, right from the middle of my review, to whet your lyric appetite: Mormon theology… Read more »
I’m writing in behalf of friend and fellow poet, Liz Garcia, whose first book of poetry, Stunt Double, is being published by Finishing Line Press. (See below for an excerpt from and endorsements of the book.) The chapbook is in the advanced sales period until November 20; all sales before then will determine the number of copies the press will… Read more »
We’re Seeking Poems about Heavenly Mother Peculiar Pages is seeking submissions for a poetry anthology titled Dove Song: Heavenly Mother in Mormon Poetry. This anthology will consist of historical and contemporary poems that address, reference, or otherwise reflect upon Heavenly Mother. We will accept both previously published and unpublished poems and welcome a variety of approaches that incorporate Heavenly Mother… Read more »