Velvet Rodeo reviewed by The Philadelphia Review of Books; Tattooed Mom Shenanigans

Very grateful for a recent review of my chapbook Velvet Rodeo on the blog site of The Philadelphia Review of Books. You can check out the review by poet Kris Bigalk at

Meanwhile, if you are interested in hearing some of these poems, I’ll be reading in a Night of Literary Shenanigans at Tattooed Mom’s Bar Sept. 28th at 8 pm in Philadelphia (530 South Street). I’ll be reading with fiction writer/poet Jeff Markovitz and Brian Heston, who has a new chapbook out and recently won the Main Street Rag prize for his full-length collection. Details are at