AWP Events

Hello! I am on my way to the AWP conference in Boston. Below are some events and readings I am taking part in. Hope to see you there!


Wednesday, 2/6

6:30 p.m.

903-905 Boylston St, Boston, MA

Local authors Matthew Dickman, Dorothea Lasky, Lynn Melnick, and Corey Zeller read from their new books to benefit Bridge Over Troubled Water (non-profit for at risk, runaway, and homeless youth)

Thursday, 2/7

6:30 p.m.

Cantab Lounge

738 Mass Ave, Boston, MA

12 GOOD Readers: Jack Christian, Heather Christle, Kate Greenstreet, Amelia Gray, Ben Hersey, Dorothea Lasky, Ella Longpre, Scott McClanahan, Ariana Reines, Abraham Smith, Dana Ward, Carolyn Zaikowski

Friday, 2/8

12:00 p.m.

Room 204, Hynes Convention Center

Event Title: Open the Door: How to Excite Young People About Poetry
Participants: Dorothea Lasky, Michael Cirelli, Martin Farawell, Terry Blackhawk, Eileen Myles

2:00 p.m.

Brooklyn Poets Table

Event: Chilling and signing books

3:00 p.m.

Wave Books Table

Event: Chilling and signing books

7:00 p.m.


Emmanuel Church

15 Newbury St., Boston, MA

Readers: Ana Božičević, Andrew Durbin, Ben Fama, Tom Healy, Lucy Ives, Dorothea Lasky, Bianca Stone, M.A. Vizsolyi, Rebecca Wolff

8:00 p.m.


Church of Boston

69 Kilmarnock St., Boston, MA

Readers: Dan Chelotti (McSweeney’s), Rauan Klassnik (Black Ocean), Dorothea Lasky (Wave Books), Rebecca Lindenberg (McSweeney’s), Hoa Nguyen (Wave Books), Geoffrey Nutter (Wave Books), Joshua Marie Wilkinson (Black Ocean)

Reviews of Thunderbird and other things I have been working on

Hello and Happy New Year!

I’ve been so busy with teaching that I haven’t had a chance to post some reviews of Thunderbird until now. Thanks so much to all of these wonderful reviewers!!

Here are very nice things about Thunderbird:

Review at This Recording

Review at the Chicago Tribune

Review at NewPages

25 Points at HTMLGIANT


Thunderbird named one of The Best Poetry Books of 2012 at The Boston Globe

Thunderbird named a Favorite Book of 2012 at The Esoterrorist


Here is a piece I wrote for the Opposing Terms symposium at the Boston Review


Here is an article I wrote for a Creativity-themed issue of Writing & Pedagogy

Thank you for reading!