Publications

Honors

2020 Semifinalist for the North Street Book Prize for Appalachian Ground
2021 Pushcart Prize Nomination from River Heron Review for Martina
2021 Pushcart Prize Nomination from Red Fez for Reflection With Crow
2021 Pushcart Prize Nomination from Sky Island Journal for Night on Spring River
2021 Pushcart Prize Nomination & Best of the Net Nomination from The Disappointed Housewife for If I seem distracted, I’m working on my party trick 
2021 Featured Poet for February issue of Anti-Heroin Chic
2021 First Prize & Best of the Net Nomination for I‘m Not Asking for Hope, but for Wonder from Red Fez
2021 Best of the Net Nomination for Crabman: A Grief Sestina from Radar Poetry
2021 First Place, Robert Golden Poetry Prize from Nexus Poets for The Cohesion of Ghosts
2022 Pushcart Prize Nomination from As It Ought To Be for The Magician’s Handbook
2022 Semifinalist, Prometheus Unbound Prize from Prometheus Dreaming for Unmarried Teenage Girls
2022 Rhysling Award Nomination from Anti-Heroin Chic for Even Surrounded by Light, She Disappears
2022 Third Wednesday Poetry Prize Honorable Mention, for The Summer We Saved the World
2022 Poetry Prize Finalist from Sweet: A Literary Confection, for The Gorgon Comes For Her Own
2022 Poetry Prize Finalist from American Writers Review for Frankie’s Glass Eye

Published & Forthcoming Books

Appalachian Ground (2019, full-length book)
Wolf Laundry (2020, full-length book)
Reflection With Crow (2022, chapbook)
TBD (2024, full-length book)

Published Poems 2022

Starting Over Full of Songs That Have Never Been — Dodging the Rain, January 2022
The World Exploded Into Love All Around Me — Dodging the Rain, January 2022
Water Witch — Dodging the Rain, January 2022
How Paths Choose the Traveler — Better Than Starbucks, February 2022
The Impartial Absolution of the Bering Sea Islands — Writing in a Woman’s Voice, February 2022
Freyja’s Distaff — Writing in a Woman’s Voice, February 2022
Singing the Ninety-Nine Names of Allah — Grand Little Things, February 2022
Writ of the Mountain — Grand Little Things, February 2022
Where Blessing Lands — Grand Little Things, February 2022
Spicebush Swallowtail — Visual Verse, February 2022
Photograph with Beer Can Camera — Snakeskin, February 2022
The Summer We Saved the World3rd Wednesday Magazine, March 2022
Unmarried Teenage Girls — Prometheus Dreaming, March 2022
“Waterfall” from Linen Paper — Anomaly, April 2022
The Flying Bird Brings the Message — Anomaly, April 2022
A Momentary Retraction of Grief — Gyroscope Review, April 2022
A Plea for My Reincarnation — Selcouth Station, April 2022
Beating Outside My Chest — Selcouth Station, April 2022
Drunk Holding the Drunk — Mad Swirl, April 2022
Even Surrounded by Light, She Disappears — Rhysling Anthology, May 2022
The Gorgon Comes For Her Own — Sweet: A Literary Confection, May 2022
The Boat She’s In Is Made Of Salt — Gone Lawn, June 2022
The Insistence of Forward Motion & the Wildness of Love — Gone Lawn, June 2022
all fall snow — Fairy Piece, June 2022
Beginning with Ovid’s Fish & Ending Elsewhere — Fairy Piece, June 2022
Ordinary Supermodel Badass — Ethel Zine, Summer 2022
Frankie’s Glass Eye — American Writer’s Review, Summer 2022
Shades and Lights — American Writer’s Review, Summer 2022
Wyeth’s Winter Fields — American Writer’s Review, Summer 2022
XX Sings the State of Healing — Many Nice Donkeys, July 2022
I went to my confessional priest of health sins —Many Nice Donkeys, July 2022
My Mother Washes Her Hands Like a Surgeon — Vita Brevis Anthology, July 2022
Our Brief & Infinite Forever — Vita Brevis Anthology, July 2022
Art for the Sky — The Curator, September 2022
At the Entrance to My Childhood — Mom Egg Review, tbd

Published Poems 2021 

Little Bird— Live Encounters, January 2021
Healing the Oracle— Live Encounters, January 2021
The Night Troll — Live Encounters, January 2021
Web Breaker — Abyss & Apex, January 2021
Unhomed — Star*Line, January 2021
Map of Everything — Red Fez, January 2021
I’m Not Asking for Hope, but for Wonder — Red Fez, January 2021
Below the Ancient Border Trees — Bluepepper, January 2021
Wild Mother Apples of Tian Shan — On the Seawall, January 2021
Toadskin—Mookychick, February 2021
A Fine Seat—Ponder Savant, February 2021
A poem begins a shape—Ponder Savant, February 2021
Memento Mori—Ponder Savant, February 2021
One Persian Silk Tree in Suburbia—Ponder Savant, February 2021
At the Edge — Anti-Heroin Chic, February 2021
How often the wind changes course over the mountains— Anti-Heroin Chic, February 2021
How Time Travel is a Challenge for Humans— Anti-Heroin Chic, February 2021
Before the Show — The Daily Drunk, February 2021
12 Grades of Audible Clicks — The Daily Drunk, February 2021
Sighting—Trouvaille Review, February 2021
Where the Bones Have Gone — Blue Mountain Review, February 2021
The gods dream us over and over again — Blue Mountain Review, February 2021
Under the handmade FREE sign by the road — Blue Mountain Review, February 2021
There are No Oaks in My Name but I Begin in Augury — A Gathering of Tribes, March 2021
Hotel California — Red Fez, March 2021
Bad Night at Walmart — Red Fez, March 2021
The Way Poets Go On About Birds — Literary Yard, April 2021
I Watched a Romcom, Then Dreamt of Heaven — Literary Yard, April 2021
Origami Instructions for Folding a Bee — Literary Yard, April 2021
Some Revelation is at Hand — As It Ought to Be, April 2021
While Looking for Eating Utensils in My Uncle’s Kitchen — Waterwheel Review, May 2021
The Magician’s Handbook — As It Ought to Be, May 2021
The Long Journey Home — Sparks of Calliope, June 2021
It’s Spring So We’re Both Amiable — Live Nude Poems, June 2021
Crabman — Radar Poetry, June 2021
Parkinson’s and I are at an Impasse But I Have One Idea — Quartet, July 5, 2021
Kōzogami — Softblow, July 2021
Message From the Center of the Universe — Bluepepper, July 2021
When asking for rain — The Magnolia Review, July 2021
Redacted — The Magnolia Review, July 2021
Through the Gap — The Magnolia Review, July 2021
Elvis and Dashboard Hula Woman Do Something Worthwhile — Otoliths, August 2021
The Whale Talked to Me — Otoliths, August 2021
Shrine of the Broken Coyote — Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, September 2021
The Awakening of Hula — Panoply, September 2021
A Maker Speaks to Her Mud Figurines — Visual Verse, September 2021
Even Surrounded by Light, She Disappears — Anti-Heroin Chic, October 2021
Slipping Past the Fates — Anti-Heroin Chic, October 2021
Scientists Revive Animals Frozen For 24,000 Years In Siberian Soil — Rat’s Ass Review, November 2021
Three Poems for Martina — Sledgehammer Literary, November 2021
Self-Portrait on my 55th Birthday — Misfit Magazine, November 2021
Gyotaku — Misfit Magazine, November 2021
The Siren Speaks to Her Daughter Within Earshot of a Disapproving Man — Sheila-Na-Gig, December 2021
Night Maria — Sheila-Na-Gig, December 2021
Finishing My First Agatha Christie Novel over Breakfast, Then the News — North Dakota Quarterly (print only), December 2021
My Grandfather Was a Fortune Teller — Empty House Press, December 2021
Fortune Telling Papers — Chiron Review (print only), Winter 2021
Nocturne — Chiron Review (print only), Winter 2021

Published Poems 2020

Winter Given — Jam & Sand, March 2020
Seed — Jam & Sand, March 2020
Becoming Home — Front Porch Review, April 2020
Whale Fall — Cabinet of Heed, April 2020
Walking On — Eunoia Review, April 2020
Secret Lives of Barns — Eunoia Review, April 2020
Benediction — American Writers Review, June 2020 (print only)
Blue Crawfish — American Writers Review, June 2020 (print only)
Great Bear — SWWIM Every Day, June 2020
Ask Deeply, and Remember — The Writer’s Cafe Magazine, July 2020
Line Fork — The Writer’s Cafe Magazine, July 2020
So Few Angels — The Writer’s Cafe Magazine, July 2020
For the Cows, Who Asked for a Blessing — The Writer’s Cafe Magazine, July 2020
Owls — Flatbush Review, July 2020
Charged — Flatbush Review, July 202o
The Summons — Front Porch Review, July 2020
The Wife of the Last American Daredevil Speaks, Red Fez, July 2020
Reflection with Crow, Red Fez, July 2020
Martina, River Heron Poetry Prize Finalist, August 2020
Blues for Beth — The Main Street Rag, August 2020 (print only)
The sleepy sadness of things ending — Amethyst Review, September 2020
Not Yet — Words for the Wild, September 2020
Toward Stars — Tiny Seed Journal, October 2020
Lost and found — Amethyst Review, October 2020
Night on Spring River — Sky Island Journal, October 2020
You Are Here — Menacing Hedge, October 2020
Crow and I Discuss Nyx — Menacing Hedge, October 2020
Not Made of Wool — The Inflectionist Review, Fall 2020
The Work — Amethyst Review, November 2020
Tiamat and Marduk Share a Beer — Down in the Dirt, November 2020 (online), April 2021 (print)
Qigong Breathing Practice — Sweet Tree Review, November 2020
Notice — Sweet Tree Review, November 2020
Not a Poem — Public Poetry “Wicked Wit” Anthology, November 2020 (print only)
Having no certainty — Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, Vol. 23, 2020 (print only)
If I seem distracted, I’m working on my party trick — The Disappointed Housewife, December 2020
Because I never thought about the way some gifts come into the world — Uppagus, December 2020
The Heart of the Giant — The Wondrous Real, December 2020
For Anna — Voice Lux, December 2020
Waving Hands in Clouds — Lammergeier, December 2020