Forthcoming Poem in Climbing Lightly through Forests: A Poetry Anthology Honoring Ursula K. Le Guin (2021)

Huzzah! I sold my first poem! Entitled “Dear, Ursula,” the poem is about my experience meeting and spending a little bit of time with the legendary Ursula K. Le Guin during two visits to the…

“Queer Dystopias, Queer Mechanics, and Queers in Love at the End of the World,” In Media Res, May 29

It’s been a few years since I have contributed to In Media Res, but when “Queerness in Games” week (May 24-May 31, 2020) came up, I knew I had to do something. I decided to…

Ed’s Rules of Online Teaching, Part Three: “Wrangling Content”

This is my final (and hopefully still helpful) installment on my approaches to and experiences with teaching online, following Part One: “Managing Expectations” and Part Two: “Low Tech is the Best Tech.” Again, these are…

Ed’s Rules of Online Teaching, Part Two: “Low Tech is the Best Tech”

Building on yesterday’s post on “Managing Expectations,” today’s musings on teaching online are about how and why and when we use technology, what form does that technology take, and the benefits of thinking and doing…

CFP: Octavia E. Butler Society (OEB) Third Biennial Conference: “Cultural Critique and Climate Collapse,” 9/11-9/13, St. Catherine University

The Octavia E. Butler Society (OEB) announces the call for proposals/presentations for the Third Biennial Conference: The Confluence: Octavia E. Butler at the Intersection of Cultural Critique and Climate CollapseSeptember 11-13, 2020St. Catherine UniversitySt. Paul,…