I’ll be doing readings and book signings each day of the AWP Conference in Seattle. If you are planning to be at the conference, please come say hello. It would be great to catch up!
Lily Poets at #AWP23
I’ll be reading with Lily Poets at #AWP23 in Seattle on Friday night, March 10th. The reading will be held on the 10th floor in the Betty Jane Narver Reading Room. It’s a free even, and you’re invited!
Huge gratitude to Andrew Edmonson for this generous interview published in OutSmart Magazine. It’s about Night Is This Anyway, and it appears in the April issue, just in time for National Poetry Month.
Book Cover Sneak Preview
Backlash Books has revealed the cover design for my new book of poetry, Into The The. I’m so grateful and excited about this!
Favorite Books 2020
The pandemic provided us time. Here are six books I read and loved in 2020. #favoritebooks
Riffing on Reading Novels, the Longer the Better
Ever had a “damp, drizzly November” in your soul? Check out my essay about reading, listening, pandemic, isolation, and self-healing on RIFF, a publication by Writers at Large. Huge thanks to Thea Temple and the editors at RIFF.
Teeth & Teeth Named “Best Loved” Book of 2018
In the realm of good news, Teeth & Teeth made the list of “Best Loved Books in 2018,” according to Headmistress Press. Thank you to everyone who purchased the book. I’m very grateful to Natalie Diaz, who selected it for publication.
Interview with Ms. Magazine
Ms. Magazine published a conversation between me and Diane Furtney, another Headmistress Press poet.
Book Signing at #AWP18 in Tampa
I’ll do two book signing stints for two new chapbooks at #AWP18 in Tampa. Both will be on Thursday, March 8th, the first day of the conference. I’ll be signing Dear Red Airplane at the University of Houston booth #1225 at 12 noon. If you’re at the Bookfair, please come thru! It would be great… Continue reading Book Signing at #AWP18 in Tampa
A Box Full of Teeth
A big box of my new chapbook arrived this week. I’m still feeling completely stunned by it. Teeth & Teeth is the winner of the Charlotte Mew Prize, selected by poet Natalie Diaz and published by Headmistress Press. Here’s how Ching-In Chen describes it: Robin Reagler’s Teeth & Teeth is a wild-mouthed dispatch from the… Continue reading A Box Full of Teeth
Photographer Maureen Drennan was featured in a recent Huffington Post piece on artists repositioning themselves for the upcoming Trump presidency. I was moved by her strength and faith in the power of the artist. “I believe the role of an artist is more important than ever and ideally should compel and challenge us to think in… Continue reading Maureen Drennan
Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space
There are so many ways to learn about our world. Take, for instance, Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space, an awesome children’s book about the galaxy. With writing by quantum computer scientist Dominic Walliman and designed and illustrations by Ben Newman, this is a wonderful way to make discoveries. Science should be a revelation of wonders,… Continue reading Professor Astro Cat’s Frontiers of Space
NaPoWriMo 2014 Begins Today
If you are planning to writing a poem a day in April, there are sources of inspiration all around. Starting in the most obvious place, check out the NaPoWriMo site. You will find everything you need to get started. Add your blog to the list of participants and join the community of writers. There… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2014 Begins Today
NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) has gained momentum over the past decade, and a number of best-selling novels–Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen and The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern– began in this veritable boot camp for writers. The appeal lies in the short intense nature of the project, with the product being a 50,000 word first… Continue reading Writing, Promptly
50 States, 50 Novels: Some Great American Novels
Originally posted on Qwiklit:
It is impossible to contain all of the United States of America in one novel. From Alabama to Wyoming, there is little to connect every work here except for the fact that they are, well, American. But if you’re currently sitting on your front porch, looking for an escape to anywhere…