My book, Poetry and Mindfulness: Interruption to a Journey has been published with Palgrave Macmillan. It has been called “beautifully written and cogently argued” and a “must read for anyone interested in art, literature, and the role of conscious attention in the discovery of new meaning and beauty in the world.”
My essay on immigrating to NZ, cryonics and the novel The New World has been published in Terrain:
My poem, “Tranquil,” short-listed the 2017 Montreal International Poetry Prize, is now available on that site:
My poem “Tranquil” has been named a finalist in the 2017 Montreal International Poetry Prize.
A panel of judges selected 50 poems from 2200 entries submitted from 70 countries. Five finalists will appear on the site each day for the next 10 days, followed by an announcement of the winner: http://montrealprize.com/
Amy Atkins, host of Blank Verse, interviews me about “meta-poetry”:
My Montreal International Poetry Prize long-listed poem, “Smoke,” is now live and available to read on the Montreal Prize site.
My poem, “Smoke,” has made the 70-poem longest of the Montreal International Poetry Prize, which received about 2,000 entries. The list is here:
Congratulations, as well, to NZ poet Johanna Emeney for making the list.