“The Retreats”— Forthcoming at AGNI Online/The Blog (Dec. 10). A personal history about the disasters and distractions that sometimes accompany the bright idea of going away to write, or just trying to find a place to work. What happens when you’re neither Keats at Margate nor Rilke at Duino?
“Blaenavon”—The Common, October 11, 2018. A meditation on cruelty, fear, work, travel…and an inadvertent trip down into a Welsh coal mine.
"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.
"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
"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
"Mud Flats" New England Review Vol. 16, No. 2, Spring 199