Publications

Books

What Pecan Light, Bull City Press (Summer 2020, full length)

Hands like Birds, Ethel Zine Press (November 2019, chapbook)

Poetry

2020

RHINO Poetry, “My Mother’s Brown Plaid Drapes” (forthcoming)

The Kenyon Review, “Love as a Succession of Absences,” “Poem Beginning with a Line from Claudia Rankine,” “Locusts or Complaint as Protest” (forthcoming)

Cherry Tree, “The Lives of My Childhood” (forthcoming)

2019

The National Poetry Review, “If Childhood Were According to Berries and Flowers” (forthcoming)

Ethel Zine Vol. 3, “Syllables like Leaves or a Small Treatise on Fate” 

Southern Humanities Review, “A Visitor Says Things are Rotting in Durham, NC”

The Baltimore Review, “Tractors”

Parentheses Journal, “How to Function in an Anxious State” and “The Grammar of Gendered Appropriation”

2018

The Greensboro Review, “I want the plainest things”

About Place, “Poem Ending in a Line from C.D. Wright”

Glass: A Journal of Poetry, “Signs”

Poached Hare, five poems including “The Garden of Earthly Delights, I,” “The Garden of Earthly Delights, II” and “Couple in a Floating Peach with an Egret” for Le Spécial Mensuel

storySouth, “Chicken Farming in the Pelican State”

Cotton Xenomorph, Manifesto

Dirty Paws Poetry Review (special feature: Women of the South), “The Virginia Flaggers Erect Another Confederate Flag in the Commonwealth of Virginia”

poems2go, “Dixie Land Delight” and “What Escaped” (reprint from American Poetry Journal)

The Indianapolis Review, “The Grammar of Habit” and “Burr Crown,”

American Poetry Journal, “What Escaped”

The Longleaf Review, “The Pink Duck” and “Dowry of a Nature Explorer”

EcoTheo Review, “Couple With Their Heads Full of Clouds” and “It was a field before it was a battlefield”

Roanoke Review, “Sleeping by an Open Window in October” and “The summer we had lice”

Unbroken Journal, “I Knew a Cop”

Thrush, “The Light Has Always Been Going Down” (Web Weekly Feature at Verse  Daily, March 26, 2018)

The McNeese Review, “Confederate Statues are Falling this Morning” and “This Hour”

The Christian Century, “Hickory Tree”

Cotton Xenomorph, “Even pines have crowns”

2017

UCity Review“This Morning I carry with Me,” “Tantrum,” “Preschool Holiday”

2013

Berfrois, “Rock & Water” and “Sleepers”

2012

St Katherine Review, “In Reference to Stars”

Berfrois, “The Surviving Fairy Tale” and “What is Metaphysics”

ILK Journal, “On Longinus the Sublime and Perhaps Milton’s Blindness” and “It Gives a Lovely Light”

2011

111O, “Diana”

Tipton Poetry Journal, “River”

Flourish Magazine, “Little” and “Crows (reprint)”

Prick of the Spindle, “Oedipus,” “How to Shout..,” “Some Substances…”

Berfrois, “Some koi live for two hundred years,” 2011

Rock & Sling, “To the Subjective Thinking Individual” & “Dwarf Cherry Tree,” 2011

Spirituality & Health Magazine, “Last Days,” 2011

2010

Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry, “The House,” 2010

So To Speak, “To Charles Olson,” 2010

Ruminate Magazine, “Owls,” 2010

The Christian Century, “Cantata,” 2010

Divine Dirt Quarterly, “Crows,” 2010

The Basilica Review, “Sunflower Variation” & “Annotation for Joyce on Boxing Day”