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Perseids, Ruminate Magazine, Finalist for Broadside Prize (Forthcoming 2021)


First DateBending Genres (August 2020)


When I First Meet My GrandauntBarren Magazine (August 2020)

Manic Pixie Drunk Girl, Nutrition Facts, and Fortune TellerBlack Telephone Magazine (July 2020)

Pandemic Isolation, Day 2, Across the Social Distances (2020)

Self Portrait with Quarantine Instructions, Back Channels (2020)

Musical Interlude IHeadline Poetry Review (2020)

Self Portrait as an American Girl Doll, and Pandemic Isolation, Day 17, Wanderlust: A Travel Journal (2020)

Last Iowa Caucus, Pirene's Fountain: A Journal of Poetry (2020)

Poem for Mary and By a Creek, Boyertown, PA, Telepoem Booth Project, Council Bluffs, IA, Audio ( 2020)

At Lockwood Cafe, Revolute (2020)

Against Sentimentality, Salamander (Print 2020)

The House Plant, Poem with Depression, and Forgetting, Speech, Royal Rose Review (2020)

Portrait of the Alcoholic's Daughter, Ghost City Review (2020)

Texas Hunters Accidentally Shoot Each Other and Blame Immigrants, Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review (Print 2020

Self Portrait Dating Mid-20s, thimble literary journal (2020)

Poem with Avoidant-Borderline Personality Disorder and Self-Portrait with a Lit Cigarette, honey & lime 

To the Gnat Who Flew Into My Mouth, Storm of Blue Press (2019)

A Love Story, Or Not, Goliad Review (Forthcoming)

New Beginnings Haibun, Pidgeonholes 

Nashville Man Accused of Assault with Biscuit and Thousands of Rare, Venomous Insects are Missing from the Philadelphia Insectarium, Affinity CoLab 

Sunrise Pantoum with a Shrinking Sister, Lyrical Iowa (Print 2019), winner of Iowa Poetry Association's Special Award for First-Time Entrant

Self Portrait in the Insectarium, The Threepenny Review (Print 2019)

Self Portrait after Polar Vortex, The Hopkins Review (Print 2019)

To the Woman Who Said I Was "Too Normal" For Therapy, Poetry Daily (reprint, March 2019)

Self Portrait in a Thunderstorm, SWWIM 

Promise, Better than Starbucks

Self-Portrait as Judas and Promisepeculiar 

On BecomingPHEMME 


Jump Rope Songs for the Supply Chain, Maine Pastor Seeks to Banned Books at Library's Banned Book Display, Rush Limbaugh Shares Fake Story about Sharks Flying, Kumari Trishna Shakya, Three-Year Old Living Goddess, NepalCollective Unrest (Forthcoming 2019)

Days of 2000Driftwood Press

Moses and Zipporah Attend a Roller Derby Game, Sport Literate (Print 2019)

Fox News Remembers Aretha Franklin With Photo of Patti LaBelleNew Verse News

Transformation, Occulum

For the Child I Can't Unhear Crying, Poets Reading the News 

To the Baby Toad Who Lunged Under My Roller Skates at Ada Hayden Park and To the Woman Who Told Me I Was Too Normal for TherapyAnomaly Literary Journal (Fall 2018)

Bathsheba Wants to Write #metoo, Writers Resist

Kayaking in Okatoma, MS, Eunoia Review

For Rohingya Women, BONED 

Naming, On My Way Home From the East Coast, Only, In the Grocery Store Parking Lot, Notes on an Afternoon Train, Whereisacoustic*

The Woman on the Airplane with the Emotional Support Peacock and Don't Panic, Tuck Magazine

For Two Weeks, Farming in Peru and Grasshopper-Dying in PeruColdnoon

Doubting Thomas Volunteers at an Alabama Senate PollPoets Reading the News

First Fig and Take It From a Rufous-Collared SparrowDrunk Monkeys 

Ketoacidosis and Writing Around the Self, Jet Fuel Review

Observing Silence at the Baha'i House of Worship, Wilmette, IL, Green Blotter

The Teacup, The Motherland, and Memory: Age Six, The Rectangle (A Sigma Tau Delta publication)

Vashti, Badlands Review

Lotus, North Central Review

Breathless Autumn, Southword Journal Online

essays, interviews, and reviews

The Power of Poetry in a Pandemic, Interview at Iowa Public Radio, River to River program


Review of Heather Minette's Half-Light, {isacoustic*}

Guest Blog Post on the Transformative Power of Poetry, Trish Hopkinson's Poetry Blog

6 Ways to Improve Writing Productivity—And Quality, Writer's Digest Poetic Asides Blog

In Defense of Timely, Rather than Timeless, Poetry, The University of Arizona Poetry Center

Interview, Poetry Mini Interview Series

Review of Aimee Nezhukumatathil's "Oceanic", Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment

Review of Michelle Menting's "Leaves Surface Like Skin," Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment

Interview, Poetry and Creativity Blog

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