PEDESTAL MAGAZINE REVIEW: Good "ink" on The World As Is has just appeared at Pedestal Magazine in the form of this review by Richard Allen Taylor. "A worthy sampler of a distinguished poetic career," he concludes, which I have to admit is what I was aiming for.

PBS NEWSHOUR POETRY: A nicely written interview by Mary Jo Brooks, along with one of my more topical poems and a recording of me reading it, is now up at the PBS NewsHour Poetry website. You'll love the title of the piece! Trust me.

PUSHCART NOMINATION: I'm excited to note that the fine journal Able Muse has nominated my poem "Touch" for a Pushcart Prize. The poem also appears in my new book, The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015.

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Check out two of my bird poems in the new issue ofF(r)iction.