24 Feb 2015 | No Comment | Birds, Books | Art | Misc »

This weekend is the official launch for my new picture book
with Helen Frost, Sweep Up the Sun.

The cover image is below, and I’ll share more images from
the book soon.

We’ll have a book signing and exhibition at Book Beat this Saturday,
February 28, from 1-4 and a signing and presentation on Sunday,
March 1 as part of “Read in the Park” at Berkley High School.

Here’s the website with all the news, reviews and up-to-date information
for the book: BugDreams.com/sweep/.

Sweep Up the Sun Book Launch

16 Feb 2015 | 7 Comments | Birds »

Conjuring the future from the past, chasing
the twilight before the first bombs fall.

Canada geese chase the twilight

Canada goose, Branta canadensis

9 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | Insects etc. »

Lighting a small world, she calls for lovers
as the daylight burns out.

A firefly lights a small world

Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

3 Feb 2015 | 14 Comments | Birds »

Kicking from birth, waging battles
in the clouds, angels in free fall
push their luck.

Starlings in free fall

Starling | Sturnus vulgaris

26 Jan 2015 | 10 Comments | Insects etc. »

A stained-glass sphinx rules a haunted world
of torn-up roads, on a never-ending search
for her shadow.

A Praying mantis searches for her shadow.

Chinese Praying Mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis