Portrait of a Body in Wreckages
A Single Throat Opens in collaboration with Michael Schmeltzer


Roanoke Review | Forthcoming
EcoTheo Review | Forthcoming
Bellingham Review |Forthcoming
Atticus Review | December 2019 “The Nature of Animal Light”
The Southern Review | Autumn 2019 “The Horn of Plenty Sits Empty”
Empty House Review | Issue 2, “Brother, Brother”
The Pinch Journal  | Issue 39.1, Spring 2019 “This Whole Place is Just Salt”
Sweet Lit | Issue 11.3, 2019 “Remember that Quince Can Burn Like a Star”
New Mexico ReviewIssue 9, 2019 “Another Word for Violence,” “My Breath Held Like a Gun”
Tupelo Quarterly | Issue 17, 2019 “Re-,” “In Place of an Apology”
Pidgeonholes | “In a Constant State of Ruin We Find Light,” “Don’t Blame Me For the Sun’s Reluctance”
JuxtaProse | Volume 17 “A History of Violence,” “When Anger Gathers In My Fists Like Deer at the Edge of the Field”
American Poetry Journal | Issue 16: June 2018 “Too Much”
Split Lip Magazine | “Flint Against Bone,” “Fratricide”
Seattle Review of Books | June 2016 “Bruise: A Study”
Third Point Press | Issue 3: Spring 2016 “How To Tame an Angel”
New Mexico Review | Issue 1: Spring 2015 “Ways to Divide”
Water~Stone Review | Vol. 16: 2013 “Love for Three Oranges”
LA Review | No. 14, November 2013 “Split & Frost”
The Delaware Poetry Review |”Balanced as an Eyelash on Your Fingertip,” “How an Equation Begins,” “Refractions,” “Failure, Then Miracle,” “Salut, Salut”
Floating Bridge Review | Number 6: 2013 “Balanced as an Eyelash on Your Fingertip,” “Broken Colors,” “Yellow Triptych,” “La Ligne de la Rupture,” “Cicatrix,” “Gently, River,” “No Less Combustible,” “Where the Nightingales Sing More Sweetly”
Existere: A Journal of Art & Literature | 32.1 2012 “Memory”
Floating Bridge Review | Number 5: 2012 “The Ordering of Things”
Ooligan Press | Pacific Poetry Project (Anthology): 2013
Floating Bridge Review | Number 4: 2011 “Potential Energy” & “Words in the Key of C”
Bluestem | June 2011 “Adumbrate”
Mid-American Review | Vol. XXXI, Number 1: Fall 2010 “Everything is Heavy”
Superstition Review | Issue 6: Fall 2010 “Stars on Their Way Down,” “Potential Energy,” & “Refractions”
roger: an art and literary journal | Issue 5: 2010 “Conversations on the Death of a Sunflower” & “Jaune”


Passages North | Spring 2020, No. 41 “No Return Address,” in collaboration with Jill Talbot
Pithead Chapel | Vol. 7, Issue 5 “The Grieving House”
Cascadia Magazine|March 2018, in collaboration with Michael Schmeltzer “And the peals of empty bottles sound almost like laughter”
American Literary Review | “Sketches of Everything Except You”
Superstition Review | Issue 18 “Out Here Where Everything Burns”
Black Warrior Review | 43.1 Fall/Winter 2016 “A Single Throat Opens”
Boaat Press | Sept./Oct. 2015 Issue “10 Ways to Pull a Trigger”
Proximity Magazine | Issue 7 “Lifting from the Sea”
Sundog Lit | August 2014 “Highway of Veins”
Pithead Chapel |  January 2014 “To Fall”
Under the Gum Tree | Issue 6: January 2013 “On Ribs”

Reviews & Misc. Words

TRUE: ProximityMarch 2019 The Rhythm of Chronic Illness: A Review of “You’ve Been So Lucky Already” by Alethea Black
Superstition Review Blog | March 2017 “In Praise of the Physical World: Matthew Nienow’s House of Water”
Black Warrior Review Blog | October 2016 “One Other Thing” with Michael Schmeltzer
Superstition Review Blog | June 2013 “Fact at a Slant”


Semi-Finalist: Pleiades Press Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize for Poetry
Winner: Newfound Press Prose Prize 2017
Finalist: Split Lip Press Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest 2016
Finalist: Black Warrior Review Nonfiction Contest 2012
Finalist: Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Contest 2012
Finalist: Floating Bridge Press Chapbook Contest 2012

Awards & Honors

Best of Net Nomination from Sweet for the poem “Remember That Quince Can Burn Like A Star,” 2019
Pushcart Prize Nomination from Pidgeonholes for the poem “In a Constant State of Ruin We Find Light,” 2018
Pushcart Prize Nomination from Pithead Chapel for the essay “The Grieving House,” 2018
Best of the Net Nomination from Boaat Press for the essay “10 Ways to Pull a Trigger,” 2016
Best of the Net Nomination from Third Point Press for the poem “How to Tame an Angel,” 2016
Pushcart Prize Nomination from Proximity Magazine for the essay “Lifting from the Sea,” 2015


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