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November 08, 2019

Two Poems in The Journal

Excited to have two poems—"Sunlit and Forever" and "Psalm for the West"—in the new issue of The Journal (43.4). I'm so grateful to the editors and everyone who helped pull this issue together, and especially thrilled to be in the same pages as my wonderful friend, the amazing poet, Michael Dhyne. Follow the link below to check out the issue!

August 13, 2019

Poem in Third Coast

Super excited to have a poem, "All Your Saints Are Still Back East," in the new, oh-so-dreamy issue of Third Coast (Issue 47). Huge thanks to the editors and staff for giving this one such a wonderful home! Follow the link below to snag a copy.

July 03, 2019

Poem in Ecotone

Excited to share that my poem "Yonder" is in the new, gorgeous issue of Ecotone (Issue 27, 14.2) alongside work by Ross Gay, George David Clark, Laura Kolbe, and so many others. Many thanks to Anna Lena Phillips Bell and everyone on staff at Ecotone! Get your hands on a copy of the issue by following the link!

May 15, 2019

Poem in AGNI

Blown away to have a poem, "Landscape with Snow and Huddled Trees," in the new issue of AGNI (Issue 89), one of my absolute dream journals!! Deepest thanks to Sven Birkerts, William Pierce, and everyone on staff for their hospitality and generous eye. This issue is a total stunner, and I hope you consider following the link below to order a copy! 

April 09, 2019

Semi-Finalist for 92 Y's Discovery Contest

So humbled to be a semi-finalist for the 92 Y's Discovery Prize! Huge congrats to the winners, finalists, and semi-finalists, and big thanks to the judges and folks at 92Y.

January 02, 2019

Poem in New Issue of Blackbird

Excited to share that a very long poem of mine, "Major Arcana: How My Father Got to Reno," is in the new, super-loaded issue of Blackbird alongside so many amazing writers (Kaveh Akbar, Kate Daniels, Molly McCully Brown, Susannah Nevinson, Ellen Bryant Voigt, Lisa Russ Spaar, and Caitlin Fitzpatrick). Totally grateful to Mary Flinn and everyone at Blackbird for giving this poem such an amazing home!

July 24, 2018

Missouri Review's Poem of the Week

Overjoyed my poem "My Father, Driving to the Moon" is The Missouri Review's Poem of the Week! Thank you to the editors and staff and all who helped with this one! Check it out below and read the oh-so fancy Author's Statement I wrote about the piece.

July 06, 2018

Poem in Salamander

Super hyped to have a poem, "To Yorick, in the Garden," in the beautiful new issue of Salamander!! Big thanks to the editors and all who worked on the issue. You can order it by following the link below.

June 04, 2018

Poem in The Cortland Review

Very excited to have a poem in the new, super-loaded issue of The Cortland Review! Big thanks to the editors and everyone over at TCR!

May 25, 2018

Miller Audio Prize Runner-Up

My deepest thanks to Avery Trufelman and everyone at The Missouri Review for choosing my piece, "Fragments Torn from Sky," as runner-up  for the 2018 Miller Audio Prize! I'm honored and can't wait to listen to all of these projects!

May 05, 2018

Edward Stanley Award

I'm overjoyed to share that my work was awarded Prairie Schooner's Edward Stanley Award! Endless thanks to Kwame Dawes, Ashley Strosnider, and everyone at PS, and a big congrats to the other award winners! 

February 03, 2018

Poem in Crab Orchard Review

Blown away to have a poem, "Photograph: Massachusetts, 1994," in the new, super-stacked issue of Crab Orchard Review alongside so many folks I admire (Paul Guest, Rodney Jones, Tiana Clark, Kaveh Akbar, Kerry James Evans, Leila Chatti, Marielle Prince, and many more). I'm so grateful to all who put it together! You can check out the full issue by following the link below (my poem is on page 161!).

January 04, 2018

Poem in Pleiades

Overjoyed to have a poem, "November Pastoral," in the new issue of Pleiades! Big, big thanks to Jenny Molberg and everyone who worked on this beautiful issue. Special shoutout to Michael Dhyne for his help with this piece, as well as my sis, Claudia, for driving me around through snowstorms.

December 01, 2017

Poem in Michigan Quarterly Review

Thrilled to have a poem, "After Exodus," in the new issue of Michigan Quarterly Review! This is such a gorgeous issue and I'm blown away to be included (you can order a copy by following the link below). Massive thanks to the Editors and everyone over at MQR!

November 03, 2017

Two Poems in The Southern Review

Totally grateful to have two poems, "Tonight in the Desert" and "Photograph: North Carolina, 2005," in the new issue of The Southern Review. As always, it's a stunning issue and loaded with beautiful work. Big thanks to Jessica Faust and everyone over at The Southern Review! You can get your hands on a copy by following the link below.

October 06, 2017

Poems in Prairie Schooner

Excited to have four poems in the new issue of Prairie Schooner! Thanks to Kwame Dawes, Ashley Strosnider, and everyone who worked on this fantastic issue. You can order a copy of the new issue by following the link below, where you will find my poems "After Visiting Faulkner's Grave," "Before My Mother Moves South," "Mississippi Gamblers After Dusk," and "Northern Cardinal in Winter!"

October 20, 2017

Virginia! Join me at New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville, Virginia, on October 20, 2017 for a reading through the Charlottesville Reading Series. I'll be reading alongside my wonderful friend (the ever-fantastic and always dazzling) Caitlin Fitzpatrick. Swing by, hear some work, and say hey! 

October 01, 2017

New Poem in Washington Square Review

Stoked to have a poem in the new issue of Washington Square Review alongside my teacher, friend, and fellow Ric Flair enthusiast, Paul Guest. It's a gorgeous issue and you can check it out below. Big thank you to the editors and everyone over at WSR!

May 31, 2017

New Poem in Blackbird

I'm overjoyed to have a poem in the new issue of Blackbird! Big thanks to Mary Flinn, Gregory Donovan, and everyone who worked on this issue. I'm especially happy to have my work alongside one of my UVA guardian angels, Debra Nystrom, who workshopped this poem and always blows me away with her amazing work.

March 21, 2017

Two Poems in storySouth

Big, enormous thanks to Luke JohnsonTerry Kennedy, and everyone at storySouth for publishing a couple poems in the new issue! So excited to be neighbors with Natasha Oladokun and among so many gorgeous pieces!

March 15, 2017

Two Poems in The Adroit Journal

I'm completely thrilled to have a couple of pieces in the new issue of The Adroit Journal alongside so many tremendous writers (like Sarah Rose Nordgren)! One of the poems is in a bunch of parts, the other borrows its title from a Deerhunter song (who maybe borrowed it from Baudelaire). Big, enormous thanks to Peter LaBerge and everyone over at Adroit! 

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