Poetry, Fiction, Essays

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Gate in Heybeliada, Princes Islands. Istanbul, Turkey.  Photo by Bronwyn Mills

Night of the Luna Moths (March Street)

Sheep Polka”

Online excerpts: 

Ant Lion Tango

In Talisiman: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry and Poetcs: “A Season of Splitting Apart”; “Blackout with Pigs”; “Condylura cristata (The Star-Snouted Mole)”; “Cleopatra’s Suicide”;  “Autumn” & “Gravity.”


Beastly’s Tale (Amazon.com)

         “The Story of Ö” (Agni Online)

Editorial & Exploratory:

Extra! John AshCommemoration of an old friend

“Kamau Taught Out of the Box”, in Interviewing the Caribbean Review, Vol 6, Issue 1.  (also on Amazon.com)

“At the Forest’s Edge” (on Sigizmund Krzhizhanovsky)

Meditations on Mandelstam (from a series)

In Memoriam (on the death of Eduardo Galeano)

“Dissonance” (review of Der Kaiser von Atlantis)


Science and the Elephant’s Child (Part I)

Science & the Elephant’s Child (Part II)

The Animal Kingdom (“Grand Metaphors”)

 The River Road (“Flow”)

Interviews and Reviews

Ngugi wa Thiong’o in the American Imperium

Ngũgĩ in the American Imperium Part 2—Decolonizing the Mind ​

The Perfect Nine by Ngugi wa Thiong’o (Review)

A Dance to Inequality, review of Akram Khan’s Giselle (English National Ballet)

“It’s a Mad, Mad World,” review of Felipe Alfau’s Locos

Señales que precederán al fin del mindo, by Yuri Herrera. Review

On Translation:

Interview with Michael Kandel, translator of Stanislas Lem

Interview with Murat Nemet-Nejat, poet and translator of Turkish poetry


Interview with James Lewelling

Introduction to Ercan Kesel’s Fairy Soda

Dispatches from the Forest of Kings 


Obituary for a Shipwrecked Sailor; Gabriel Garcia Marquez, with Eric Darton

Ngugi Wa Thiong’o:  Exile and Resistance

Recent Non-fiction:

“The Vodun Has Killed Them: Old World/New World Vodun,”, in The Haitian Experience; A Black Atlantic Perspective , Vol. I,  ed. Celucien  L. Joseph and Nixon S. Cleophat. Roman & Littlefield, 2016.

“Image-i-nation: Africa-nation, Identity, and the Nation(s) Within, in Postcolonial Gateways and Walls. Ed. Daria Tunca and Janet Wilson. Brussels: Brill/Rodopi,  2016.

By some quirk of fate, a coffee table book, Stonewall Jackson, and a reference book  for  secondary school readers:  The U.S. – Mexican War.