Excited to briefly announce that Of Spray and Mist is now available at Third Place Books in Seward Park and Ravenna. Hopefully soon in Lake Forest Park. It’s been strange to get the physical book into hands of anyone other than close friends during the pandemic. This slow distribution provides some joy and memories of… Continue reading Of Spray and Mist–Now at Third Place Books!
My second full-length, printed book has appeared. I am excited to announce the release of my next poetry publication Green Axes! Thanks to Red at Alien Buddha Press for agreeing to work with me on the poems and the overall structure of the book. As the title of this post suggests, these poems are derived… Continue reading A poetry collection both horrific and pastoral: Green Axes is now available!
I’m very grateful for Joshua Lew McDermott’s Of Spray and Mist review for Line Rider Press. Joshua looped in my naturalism and librarianship in a way that elevates the book and pushes it further. Many thanks, Joshua!
Of Spray and Mist is here. After nearly two years of work on a single manuscript, Hand to Mouth Books in Walla Walla, Washington has published Of Spray and Mist. At 122 pages, this full-length book features several sequences of poetry, including work first written on San Juan Island’s Friday Harbor Lab’s Whiteley Center last… Continue reading A Book! Of Spray and Mist
I never thought I’d post audio on Bandcamp, but it seems like a great way to share (for free) the audio projects I’ve been working on, and also get proceeds to donate to an organization of my choosing (in this case, the ACLU). For the last four months, under the banner of COVID-19, I’ve been… Continue reading Bandcamp, an Album, three Sequences, and a Single
Thanks to Paul Nelson, I participated in the August Poetry Postcard Festival (PoPo) last year, and ended up with a full sequence of poetry, “Bountiful Sound.” A selection of the poems was accepted by Ravenna Press. I’m indebted to Kathryn Rantala for thinking highly of my work, and including it in their Triples Series. #11… Continue reading Published Poetry at Ravenna Press
Three issues of pandemic poetry are now online via North of Oxford. I have three poems in the first issue. One Two Three
Two of my latest reviews are now in the print edition of Rain Taxi, now available for purchase. Earth by Hannah Brooks-Motl Codex by Joshua Lew McDermott Both are excellent books. Please consider reading them and reading what I wrote about them!
Download (for free) my latest collection of poems.
New Release: Like salt. Like a spine.
Now released: Construction pt 5. Just in time for your poetry needs.
Download: CONSTRUCTION 4 by Greg Bem PDF 86 pages 1.5 MB CC-BY-NC 4.0 Previous in series: 1 2 3
The next two iterations of my ongoing poetry book series, Construction, are here. Parts 2 and 3, available for free, in PDF form.
A challenging read and a challenging writ.