"What little that's rooted must arise.
Like, who plants in cups except kids?
Enter the forest. The forest will eat you,
men in balaclavas who haven't read Marx.
And so on, including the starry skies.
You've seen a sieve? Explosions unto mesh..."
--from "Vegetables" which appears in the Fall 2016 issue (Volume 57, Issue 3).
What writer(s) or works have influenced the way you write now?
I feel in dialogue with quite a number of contemporaries – Maureen Seaton, Stephanie Strickland, Brenda Hillman, Mac Wellman, Thylias Moss.
What other professions have you worked in?
I've sold pretzels on the street and I've produced a documentary series for PBS.
What did you want to be when you were young?...