My most recent book, The College User’s Manual: What Professors Wish Students Knew Before the First Class, is available here.


Rev. of Uncle Ernest, by Larry D. ThomasVACPoetry.org. Virtual Artists Collective.  Timberline Press. 2 Mar. 2013. Web. 

“Poetry and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance.” Rev. of The Fraternity of Oblivion by Larry D. Thomas. Texas Books in Review 28:1-2 (2008): 22+. Print.

Rev. of Song of the World Becoming: New and Collected Poems, 1981-2001, by Pattiann RogersSouthwestern American Literature 28.1 (2002): 117-18. Print.


In addition to this blog…

My Tumblr blog, genre free, focused on my creative endeavors and inspiration.

“Why I Write Poetry.” Poetic Asides by Robert Lee Brewer. Writer’s Digest. 15 Aug. 2017. Web.

“Ode to My Gallbladder.” DiverseWorks on Wednesdays, Slinging Ink: Lost and Found. DiverseWorks, Houston. 13 Mar. 2013. Reading. Finalist.

I Want Someone to Say.” Alba: A Journal of Short Poetry 16 (2008). Web.

“Selections from Fishing on the Parlor Floor.” Conference of College Teachers of English. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX. 4 Mar. 2006. Reading.

“Mama Lydie’s Pervey.” The Poetry Society of Texas, Student Awards Winners 2003. Dallas: Poetry Society of Texas, 2003. 15. Print.

“Small Deaths.” Anniversary Di-verse-city: An Austin International Poetry Festival Anthology. Austin: Morgan Printing, 2002. 54. Print.

“Respect.” 2001: A Di-verse-city Odyssey. Ed. Scott Wiggerman. Austin: Morgan Printing, 2001. 62. Print.

“A Scene, After.” Austin Daze Aug. 2000: 8. Print.

“Betty’s Season.” Di-verse-city 2000: An Austin International Poetry Festival Anthology. Austin: Morgan Printing, 2000. 51. Print.