October 25, 2017

I'm pumped to see that Hanif is returning to Butler for a poetry reading. I saw him this summer at Butler at the Divedapper Poetry Carnival. He is an insanely talented poet and his energy is infectious. Details about the event are provided below. It is free and open to the public. If you are interested in more information about Hanif, check out his website.


Friday, November 10th at 6:30 pm.


Butler University's Efroymson Center for Creative Writing

530 W Hampton Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46208

August 14, 2017

The second annual Divedapper Poetry Carnival was held in Indianapolis at Butler University's Efroymson Center for Creative Writing on Saturday, August 12th. The carnival is the brainchild of Butler MFA alum Kaveh Akbar and named after Kaveh's popular poetry blog that features interviews with contemporary poets. I helped oversee the blackout poetry table, which was arguably the easiest job. Along with Kaveh, Dan Barden and John Eckerd did the bulk of the planning and work to make this even happen and deserve a lot of praise.

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