I've been asked to sit on two panels at AWP 2013 in Boston and agreed to both. I'm actually looking forward to this AWP, mainly because I'm excited to visit Beantown for the first time.
Literary magazine Rattle is accepting submissions now through August 1 for a tribute to SF poetry. SF poetry would be the verse equivalent of Speculative Fiction, so any subjects that fall into that category are fair game: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Alternate History, etc. Guidelines at this link.
Congratulations to 2012 Guggenheim Fellows C. Dale Young, Joseph Millar and Eileen Myles. See the full list at this link.
You might notice in the sidebar that Modern Confessional is in the running for the Independent Book Blogger Award. Four bloggers will be selected to attend BookExpo America in June. If you have a moment, please vote.