photo: G. Evans

photo: G. Evans

ESSAYS/NONFICTION:

“Blaenavon”The Common, October 11, 2018

  Derelict machinery at “The Big Pit,” Blaenavon, Wales

Derelict machinery at “The Big Pit,” Blaenavon, Wales


"Fostered Alike By Beauty and By Fear: Wordsworth, Montale and the Landscapes of Childhood"The AGNI Blog: Conversations, January 29, 2018.  This is an essay about the influence of these poets on my poem "Peconic," which you can also read by clicking HERE.

 T he Little Peconic Bay,  right, lagoon to the left. Viewed from the bluff at Jessup Neck, Long Island, New York, circa late-1960's.

The Little Peconic Bay, right, lagoon to the left. Viewed from the bluff at Jessup Neck, Long Island, New York, circa late-1960's.

"The Legible Element: On Hopkins, Surfers and the Selves of Waves" —The AGNI Blog: Conversations, June 6, 2016.  Reprinted in issue 26.1, February/March, 2017 of The Surfer's Journal

"Looking for Ice"The Common   Issue No. 12, November 2016

"The Cooperative Wave"  included in the book—  A Classroom Revolution: Reflections on Harkness Learning and Teaching   Phillips Exeter Academy, 2015 

"Stepping Off: Confessions from the Littoral Zone"   The Common   Issue No. 08,  October 2014

"Django: Elegies and Improvisations with Small Boats"   The Common Online  (Long Reads)   August 1, 2014

"The Classroom as Big Sur: Notes on the Liaison Between Evaluation and Professional Growth"   Independent School Magazine   Fall 2013

"Live Free and Surf: My Coastal Slice of New Hampshire is Primary Indeed"   Zócalo Public Square   January 8, 2012

REVIEWS:

"Dispatches from the New Life" ( Left-Handed, poems by Jonathan Galassi)   The Exeter Bulletin   Summer 2012

"The Large World Everywhere" (Walking to Cootehill: New and Selected Poems, by John Engels)   New England Review   Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 1994

FICTION:

"Mud Flats"   New England Review   Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 1994