Imagined Childhoods

If it’s not yours, you, too, can conjure it.

To Serve Mann

Conducting literary diplomacy from a Washington drawing room.

Sincerity & Truth

On reading for illumination.

What’s the Purpose?

Allegories for the writing self.

Maps to the Stars

Keeping an eye on other people’s poets.

A Trail of Breadcrumbs

Finding my way — with a little help from William Blake.

The Benefit of the Doubt

…And other questions for a new year.

Where Am I?

Exploring the artist’s responsibility in times of turmoil.