When they asked for an author-photo, the only ones I could come up with featured some kind of beverage in my hand. I narrowed this down to mugs-only, and let my publisher pick his favorite mug.
It’s cracked and repaired, it’s got a moose, and it came with a week in a yurt next to my river. A mug full of memories.
Wait, why are we talking about mugs? And author-photos? Because I am not averse to burying a lede. Which is:
I would be thrilled if you came to say hello, or (for those not in the Portland, Oregon area) sent some poem-loving friends my way. If you’d like a signed copy of Tell the Turning, now or on the 19th, Annie B’s has several, and they ship.