My essays, reviews, and other forms of public criticism can be found in Los Angeles Review of Books, Rain Taxi Review of Books, Boston Review, and elsewhere; my work tends to focus on the intersections between poetry, the arts, philosophy, and contemporary or topical concerns.
Forthcoming in late-August at the Los Angeles Review of Books, an essay about the Poet Laureate of the U.S., Tracy K. Smith: "The Trouble You Promised: Reading Tracy K. Smith." (Link when available.)
At the Los Angeles Review of Books, an essay about British poet Alice Oswald: "Carried Off to the World's End: A Study of Alice Oswald in Five Parts."
Thanks to Lit Hub, Norton, and Poetry Foundation, where you can find this writeup on the Harriet blog, for linking to this essay.
At the Los Angeles Review of Books, a dialogue with American poet Melissa Green: "Violet and Violent: A Conversation with Melissa Green."
The image behind the overlay: The Arch of Hysteria by Louise Bourgeois. See it in full, and full color, here.