Art Has Power: Winedrunk Sidewalk Submissions Call for Women’s History Month

In times of uncertainty art can be transformed into both a weapon and a shield. It is used to remind us who we are, to capture where we came from and to imagine where we could be. Art has the power to wake people up, alter their path, shake them into awareness. This past year,… Continue reading Art Has Power: Winedrunk Sidewalk Submissions Call for Women’s History Month

Book News!

Lordy it has been a long time since I’ve blogged. So we have much catching up to do! First and foremost, I’m so excited to share that my new poetry book FITTING THE OCEAN IN YOUR MOUTH is now available from Blue Hour. It should be up on their site soon and I have a… Continue reading Book News!

Bugger off 2016

  First off, a quick thank you and shout out to Rebecca at Albany Poets for this amazing review of Better Luck Next Year Even though Malinenko is discussing how cancer changed her life, her multi-dimensional self-exploration allows the reader to appreciate how any life altering experience can disturb the way we once saw ourselves… Continue reading Bugger off 2016

Van Gogh Painted the Sky Last: Thoughts on John Grochalski’s Winedrunk Sidewalk

So that’s a photo of a van Gogh painting that hung in the recent exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new location, MET BRUER, called Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible. The whole exhibit was really fantastic but this painting really floored me. Because van Gogh painted the sky last. Last. Something about this strikes me… Continue reading Van Gogh Painted the Sky Last: Thoughts on John Grochalski’s Winedrunk Sidewalk