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"Midnight in a Perfect World" coming Nov. 15

Sibling Rivalry Press will publish my new full-length poetry collection, Midnight in a Perfect World, on Nov. 15. I've spent the past week working with SRP's Bryan Borland and Seth Pennington on changes and corrections (with a fantastic assist from SRP's team of editors) to the collection. The front and back covers are complete and there's also a new author photo.

Colin Potts – photographer, professor, chess enthusiast and all-around good egg – shot my new author photo, which will appear on the back cover and in publicity for the book. I wanted the photo to have a connection to my favorite poem in the collection, "In the afterlife my father is a London cab driver." Since we couldn't get to London, we convened in the parking garage of the MidCity Lofts in Atlanta on a hot Sunday afternoon. Fellow poet and BFF Karen Head loaned us her car. Sitting in the back seat of a hot car wearing a winter coat on a July afternoon is not recommended, but Colin did a spe…

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