Read “The many faces of Cyprus” in The Cyprus Files, a newsletter series from The Usonian

Check out the second installment of “The Cyprus Files,” my series of posts reflecting on Cyprus and my Fulbright year on the island.

This week’s post narrates a dramatic tale of the Crusades and how it illuminates the eclectic influences on the Cypriot built environment.

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Read “Poet Shannon Winston on her new poetry collection ‘The Girl Who Talked to Paintings'” in The Usonian

In this week’s Usonian newsletter, I interview Shannon K. Winston about her new poetry anthology, “The Girl Who Talked to Paintings,” published by Glass Lyre Press. Winston’s collection focuses on ekphrasis, the poetry which finds inspiration from and reacts to other artworks.

Check it out here and thanks for reading!

Read “A Conversation with Poet Robin Rosen Chang” in The Usonian

Check out my second interview in The Usonian, with poet Robin Rosen Chang about her debut poetry collection The Curator’s Notes, recently released by Terrapin Books. Read the article here.

I’ll also be giving away one copy of the book in the first-ever “Usonian Raffle”—click on the form within the article to enter to win by Wednesday, April 21, 11:59 PM PT!

Thanks for reading!