Looking back on 2018, this year has been a milestone for me as both a creative and a cannabis consumer. As my career moves farther into the cannabis industry (shoutout to Ellementa, the fastest growing women's cannabis wellness network), I find myself wanting to do everything I can to help normalize this ancient healing plant.… Continue reading Writing my Way Out of The Green Closet
I traveled to Portland on Friday to host a Joyland PNW reading at the Portland Lit Crawl. This was my second Lit Crawl event this fall and second time hosting on behalf of Joyland PNW. As host, I wanted to address the question I'm asking as I read submissions to this region's section in Joyland,… Continue reading What is PNW Lit? A Redux
The thoughtful and terrific Jane Hodges, founder of the Mineral School residency in Mineral, Washington, kindly asked me to be the subject of their blog interviews last month. I completely forgot to re-post until now. Better late than never! The interview goes into what I'm writing, who I'm reading, where I'm volunteering, and my hot… Continue reading Blog on my Blog
One of my favorite people in NYC, Tobias Carroll of Vol. 1 Brooklyn, interviewed me about my book, Raymond Carver (surprise surprise), and how politics will start affecting my writing. You can read the interview here.
In which I infiltrate a cool kid's magazine normally reserved for musicians and talk about dirty realism, regionalism, and being a feminist writer who writes from the male perspective. Also I ramble for a while about Raymond Carver, natch.