I am delighted that the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has purchased a copy of my artist’s book Drowning. Thanks to Laura Russell of 23 Sandy Gallery in Portland, Oregon. When I created this book I never imagined the escalation that five years could bring; I hoped we were moving toward a […]
The first time I read Nick Flynn’s poem, Hive, I was moved past the point of language. Although there are many poets whose craft makes me swoon, few poems take away my breath. This is one. The intimacy of the poem asked for deep consideration; the image is taken from the biology of […]
North Carolina is full of hidden gems. One of my favorites is the Pocosin Arts Folk School in Columbia. Located on the banks of the Scuppernong River, Pocosin is a wonderful place to teach a workshop and the students who attend are always hungry to learn. It was a pleasure to “feed” them this […]
I am delighted to say that this broadside will debut in NYC at the launch of Thomas Dooley’s first collection, TRESPASS, a 2013 National Poetry Series selection! The launch is this Sunday, 9/28 at 5 PM – Barnes & Noble Union Square. Thomas’ writing is exquisite and if I had a fairy godmother, I’d be there. Do yourself a […]
If you are in the Asheville, NC area before July 26th, please see my work in the Pollinator exhibition at the Blue Spiral 1 gallery. I’ve been dreaming of exhibiting at Blue Spiral since 1999, so this is a dream come true.
This year’s papermaking sojourn at the Root River paper mill begins June 26th. The usual suspects will be in house with a few extra hands. We’ve got interesting adventures and gorgeous hues planned. I can hardly wait!
http://www.sheridanmedia.com/news/jentel-presents71465 As residents at the Jentel Foundation, we gave a public presentation of our work. I was interviewed by the local radio station; we talked for a while and the comments are brief but I’m glad I got to plant the seed-thoughts out loud.