Third Place Winner in Narrative's 30 Below Contest
December 18, 2020
Blown away to snag third place in Narrative Magazine's 30 Below Contest! Huge congrats to all the winners and finalists, and big thanks to everyone on staff! Check out the announcement by clicking the link below.
Overjoyed to have a couple of poems in the new gorgeous issue of Raleigh Review! Sending big thanks to everyone on staff, and special thanks to Leah Poole Osowski for her generous eye! You can check out the new issue (10.2) along with RR's archives by following the link below.
Excited to have a couple poems—"Shane (1953)" and "Dream with Perennials"—in the new issue of Nashville Review (Issue 31)! Couldn't ask for better company alongside the always amazing Michael Dhyne and all the incredible work! Thanks to the editors for their hospitality, and check out the issue by following the link below:
Super excited my poem "To My Sister, In Summer" found such a wonderful home in the new issue of TheNorth American Review! Thanks to the editors for including this poem among such terrific work, and check out TheNorth American Review by following the link below!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!).
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.
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!
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.
Reading at New Dominion Bookshop: Charlottesville, VA
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!
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!"
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!
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.
Big, enormous thanks to Luke Johnson, Terry 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!
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!