The self-introduction, as expected, felt entirely self aggrandizing to write. Granted, submitting this application requires that I expect that I might be selected as one of the top five most promising young American poets. I avoided introducing my poetry as if I were introducing my latest favorite, hot-off-the-press collection and chose to provide more of an artist's statement. Now, I just have to wait til August for anything to happen either way.
Here's a peak at the acknowledgment page.
“The Moth” is slated to appear in Verse Wisconsin.
“Laying of Hands” appeared in nibble Magazine.
from “Toponomy” and “No Posada” are currently under consideration for publication.