New York :, W. W. Norton & Company,, 
xv, 240 pages ; 22 cm
The conscientious outsider
Body of evidence
Inherent risk, or what I know about investement: on balancing a career, a child, and creative writing
A shade north of ordinary
Tale from a black girl on fire, or why I hate to walk outside and see things burning
A good hike
A brief history of near and actual losses.
The poet-lecturer explores the intimate and vulnerable experiences of raising a child, counting on the goodwill of others, and living with illness.