The Benefit of a Writing Exercise

On April 6th, 2023, I held a workshop on Poetry.  I presented an exercise where we write a poem about a chore and then come back to it and make it about something more significant. Like the poem about carrying something heavy and really it stands for carrying an emotional burden. It should not have … Continue reading The Benefit of a Writing Exercise


The Kosh Podcast I was lucky enough to been on Timber Smith's podcast "The Kosh" He talks about all the facets of living in and around Oshkosh. This was an opportunity for me to talk about my role as the Poet Laureate of Oshkosh, the writing community and The Lakefly Writers Conference. I would love for you … Continue reading The Kosh Podcast