Publications

BOOKS

A Buffet Table Fit for Queens. Harbor Review / Small Harbor Publishing. Forthcoming February 2023. Winner of The Washburn Prize.

Contraband Paradise. Main Street Rag. January 2021.

This Girl, Your Disciple. Finishing Line Press. August 2019. Finalist for The Heartland Review Press Chapbook Prize & Semi-Finalist for the Elyse Wolf Prize with Slate Roof Press.

CREATIVE NONFICTION / ESSAYS

“There Will Be More Sunrises.” Tahoma Literary Review. Print. Issue 22. Spring 2022.

“The Space between Two Very’s.” Five on the Fifth. Online. Volume 6. Issue 2. December 2020.

“That’s the Wonder of It: On the Debate of ‘Does Poetry Matter?'”. Online. Open: Journal of Arts & Letters. July 2018.

POEMS

“Even Heaven Requires Your Survival.” The Book of Life After Death: An Anthology. Tolsun Books. Forthcoming.

“When the Belly of a Thing Is Cut Open, the World Must Repent of What It’s Ravaged.” Mudfish. Print. Issue 23. Forthcoming 2022. Finalist for the 16th Mudfish Poetry Prize, judged by Marie Howe.

“Were God a Boy or a River Makes No Difference.” Parentheses Journal. Online/Print. Issue 14. Forthcoming 2022. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“So Long Must Love Be in the Overlooking.” Tar River Poetry. Print. Volume 62. Number 1. Fall 2022.

“A Man Does His Apologizing out in the Wilderness.” Superstition Review. Online. Issue 30. Fall 2022.

“Ice.” Superstition Review. Online. Issue 30. Fall 2022.

“Influencing the Angels.” Superstition Review. Online. Issue 30. Fall 2022.

“Should You Forget Your Way Home, Remember the World Becomes Clearer the Closer You Hold It to Your Face.” Superstition Review. Online. Issue 30. Fall 2022.

“Dressing the Bear.” Up the Staircase Quarterly. Online. Issue 59. November 2022.

“Girl House with Epigenetic Effect, or, A Tumult of Flowers.” Midway Journal. Online. Volume 16. Issue 4. October 2022. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“You, Brother.” A-Minor Magazine. Online. September 2022.

“Complicity.” Spry Literary Journal. Online. Issue 14. September 2022.

“The Professor Asks Me to Write a Joyful Poem.” Rust + Moth. Print. Autumn 2022.

“I Ask the Antagonist within Me to Bless My Brother, Then I Ask My Brother for a Metaphor–.” jmww. Online. June 2022.

“In the Weeks after My Brother Dies.” Soundings East. Print. Volume 44. Spring 2022.

“Grief, without Design–.” The MacGuffin. Print. Volume 38. Number 1. Spring 2022.

“Now That My Mother Has Apologized.” The MacGuffin. Print. Volume 38. Number 1. Spring 2022.

“Constructive Criticism.” Jet Fuel Review. Online. Issue 23. Spring 2022.

“If, Elsewhere.” San Pedro River Review. Print. Volume 14. Number 1. Spring 2022.

“Floating Gospel.” Eastern Iowa Review. Online. Issue 15. May 2022.

“When a Man Cries, We Make Light of Our Own Laughter.” Literary Shade. Cherry Tree: A National Literary Journal @ Washington College. Print. Issue 8. February 2022.

“Sonnet XI” (co-written with Chloé Firetto-Toomey). We Who Rise from Saltwater, Let’s Sing! A Heroic Sonnet Crown for Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and the Residents of Miami-Dade County. Miami Dade Poets Series. October 2021. 

“Only the Finest Track Stars Smoke Newports.” Pithead Chapel. Online. Volume 10. Issue 10. October 2021.

“Poem in Which I Keyword Search ‘My Brother.’” Pithead Chapel. Online. Volume 10. Issue 10. October 2021.

“Twisted Threads.” Pithead Chapel. Online. Volume 10. Issue 10. October 2021.

“Cholesteatoma.” Unbroken Journal. Online. Issue 30.July 2021.

“Knitted Wings.” Eastern Iowa Review. Online. Issue 13. May 2021.

“The Language of Women.” South Florida Poetry Journal. Online. Issue 21. Spring 2021.

“Existential Poem on a Monday.” Maudlin House. Online. March 2021.

“Heat.” The West Review. Online. Issue 4. Spring 2021.

“Poem for Every Girl, or, A Brief History of Sunflowers.” Whale Road Review. Online. Issue 20. Fall 2020. Nominated for Best of the Net Anthology

“Platonic Love Poem.” Psaltery & Lyre. Online. February 2020.

“Facts about the Right Hip Bone.” The Summerset Review. Online. Winter 2020.

“Before Bed, & When Nothing but Evening Feels Infinite, I Ask My Husband to Braid My Hair.” Heavy Feather Review. Print. Volume 9. Fall 2019.

“Joyful Poem, with Nearsightedness.” Heavy Feather Review. Print. Volume 9. Fall 2019.

“X-Ray Impression #3: Pain Crisis.” Heavy Feather Review. Print. Volume 9.  Fall 2019.

“Dream in which you serve in the military / Dream in which I am fertile.” Pretty Owl Poetry. Online. Issue 23. Fall 2019. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“When You Tell Me How It Was When Your Father Died, You Tell Me First about the Dog.” Pretty Owl Poetry. Online. Issue 23. Fall 2019.

“A Perfect Animal.” Burningword Literary Journal. Print. Issue 91. July 2019.

“First Song.” Ginosko Literary Journal. Online. Issue 23. Summer 2019.

“Joyful Poem, with Creation Story.” Ginosko Literary Journal. Online. Issue 23. Summer 2019.

“Portrait of the Body as Phantom Limb.” Ginosko Literary Journal. Online. Issue 23. Summer 2019.

“The Old Man & the Sea.” Ginosko Literary Journal. Online. Issue 23. Summer 2019.

“X-Ray Impression #6: End of the World.” Ginosko Literary Journal. Online. Issue 23. Summer 2019.

“My Brother Can Say Some of the Prettiest Things.” The 2River View. Online. Issue 23.4. Summer 2019.

“The Cleanest Sheet of Ice.” The 2River View. Online. Issue 23.4. Summer 2019.

“Catch & Release.” Posit. Online. Issue 21. May 2019. Nominated for Best of the Net Anthology

“‘Complications.’” Posit. Online. Issue 21. May 2019.

“X-Ray Impression #2: Self-Study.” Posit. Online. Issue 21. May 2019.

“X-Ray Impression #4: Wife’s Tale.” Posit. Online. Issue 21. May 2019.

“A Loving Rain.” Third Wednesday. Print. Volume XII. No. 2. Spring 2019.

“Gethsemane, with Revision.” The Virginia Normal. Print. Issue 5. Spring 2019.

“Joyful Poem.” Gone Lawn. Online. Issue 31. December 2018.

“X-Ray Impression #1: Alternate Eden.” Gone Lawn. Online. Issue 31. December 2018.

“X-Ray Impression #5: Death House (in Pisces).” Gone Lawn. Online. Issue 31. December 2018.

“How Tears Were Made.” The Bookends Review. Online. July 2018.

“The Rose Mallow.” Into the Void. Print. Issue 8. Quarter 2, 2018.

“Reverberations.” Into the Void. Print. Issue 8. Quarter 2, 2018. Nominated for Best of the Net Anthology

“Turning.” The Inflectionist Review. Online. Issue 7. Spring/Summer 2018. Nominated for Best of the Net Anthology

“Weather Events: Fog.” Arcturus. (Chicago Review of Books). Online. April 2018.

“Instructions for Childless Woman upon Burial, or Love Poem to Self.” Arcturus. (Chicago Review of Books). Online. April 2018.

“On This Date in History.” Fearsome Critters Arts Journal (The Laurel Review). Print. Volume 1. April 2018.

“First Appointment (circa 1958).” Gyroscope Review. Print. Volume 18. Issue 2. Spring 2018.

“Fatherless Daughter Syndrome.” Not One of Us. Special Publication: Animal Day II. Print. January 2018.

“This Girl, Your Disciple.” Crack the Spine. Online. Issue 230. January 2018.

“Idiopathic.” SWWIM Every Day. Online. November 2017.

“USS Wasp (CV-18).” Red Eft Review. Online. November 2017.

“He was a Good Man.” Lady Blue Literary Arts Journal. Online. Issue 3. October 2017.

“On Learning Actress Shannen Doherty’s Cancer is In Remission.” Malevolent Soap. Print. Issue 1. October 2017.

“The 90210 Doll.” Malevolent Soap. Print. Issue 1. October 2017.

“Though Barren…” Malevolent Soap. Print. Issue 1. October 2017.

“Eighth Day.” The Christian Century. Print. Volume 134. Number 20. September 2017.

“Man of Industry.” Twyckenham Notes. Online. Issue 2. September 2017.

“Closed Casket.” Snakeskin. Online. Issue 242. July 2017.

“In Utero.” Dime Show Review. Online. July 2017. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“The Exhumed.” Gyroscope Review. Print. Volume 17. Issue 3. Summer 2017.

“The Gazelle.” After the Pause. Online. Volume 4. Issue 2. Summer 2017.

“The Matryoshka Doll.” The Big Windows Review. Print. Issue 8. Summer 2017.

“How I Am Born.” Sweet Tree Review. Online. Volume 2. Issue 3. Summer 2017.

“Two Truths.” Dying Dahlia Review. E-book. Summer 2017.

“C282Y.” Antiphon Poetry Magazine. Online. Issue 21. June 2017.

“Another Cup of Water.” Clear Poetry. Online. June 2017.

“Before She Died.” Clear Poetry. Online. June 2017.

“The Visitors.” Clear Poetry. Online. June 2017.

“Stratfield Road, February 1961.” Cold Creek Review. Online. Issue 2. June 2017

“The Poem.” Neologism Poetry Journal. Online. Issue 1. June 2017.

“Fraipertuis.” The Copperfield Review. Online. Volume 16. Number 1. Spring 2017.

“Thinking Clearly.” Steel Toe Review. Online. Issue 26. Spring 2017.

“Maid of Honor.” Verse-Virtual. Online. Volume 3. Number 12. May 2017.