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…join a round-up of DC poetry lovers for a daylong celebration of Emily Dickinson’s birthday on Monday, December 8, first with a series of ED readings at the Library of Congress, and then with Rafael Campos’s tribute at the Folger Shakespeare Library. (Bonus: stick around for the reception afterwards, and taste fruit-flavored “black cake” made from Dickinson’s own recipe)…

…honored to receive a Literature Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts…

…profiled as part of DC Modern Luxury’s December issue, “Power and Arts”…

…PoetryNet’s “Poet of the Month” for December…

…a commissioned poem, “The Conversation,” featured as part of “We the Poets,” co-sponsored by the National Archives and the Academy of American Poets…

…judging AWP’s WC&C Scholarship Competition, which offers $500 to aid attendance to a conference, festival, or residency; submission guidelines here

…part of THE BOOK OF SCENTED THINGS: 100 Contemporary Poems about Perfume, a new anthology from The Literary House Press, enthusiastically reviewed for its “ingenuity and playfulness” by Grace Cavalieri for Washington Independent Review of Books