A pen for each book

Whenever I start writing a new book, it takes a while for the land to settle. For me to really know what it’s about. How it feels in the mouth. How it lingers in the brain. And then when the pieces do fall into place, that’s when I choose a new pen.

What’s your season?

I like to think I’m quite a self-aware person, but sometimes I have literally no idea. Now that I’ve written two poetry collections, two novels, and several other TOP SECRET books that I can’t talk about yet, I’m starting to see a connection.

Current poetry inspiration

Because I write both, I get asked a lot about the relationship between poetry and prose. How can you write both? Do you write them using the same methods? Does reading or writing one help me learn about the other? And basically, the answer to that last one is… YES! Whether I’m working on a…