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Welcome to 2016!

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Oh my goodness. Another year has passed. I can't believe it, or how long it's been since I've updated this blog. Ridiculous.

Last year, I posted a picture of my writerly accomplishments, so I thought this year I could continue with that "tradition." This year, I had some success in publications, I won the Helen C. Smith award, I made some great headway on my next poetry manuscript, I taught an amazing creative writing class, but I think most importantly, I learned that regardless of what's going on in my life, I have the capacity to thrive. Looking back, 2014 taught me I was mortal. 2015, you taught me I was IMmortal :) And I'll get to that in a bit.

But starting from the left, top.

We have the Pleiades book review from winter 2015. In that issue, I published a review of Octavio Quintanilla's If I Go Missing (Slough Press, 2014). In the next little book there, Pleiades summer 2015, I have a review of Mary Meriam's Irresistible Sonnets. Yes. This y…