Nowhere, University of New Mexico Press, August 2021


forget me/hit me/let me drink great quantities of clear, evil liquor, Split Lip Press, 2015. (out of print)


“The Mechanic,” More in Time: a tribute to Ted Kooser, University of Nebraska Press, 2021.


“How to Eat an Orange,” “The Peonies,” and “Letter to Be Opened in the Event of my Death,” forthcoming in Zone 3

“Do Not Go In,” in The Gay & Lesbian Review, Sept/Oct, 2022

“The Daughter” in Verse Daily, January 2022

The Holiness of Degradation,” in The Nation, September 30th, 2021

“Apartment Hunting,” in Michigan Quarterly Review, Spring 2021

“False Starts” and “God-machine” in Under a Warm Green Linden, Issue 9, June 2020.

“A Nightmare is a Body and Your Father Gone,” at Third Point Press, Issue 16

“At the Bus Stop” in Redivider 17.1, December 2019.

“At their first meeting, my boyfriend asks my father ‘what prison was like,’” in
The Southeast Review online, Fall 2019.

“The Mary Jar” in Hayden’s Ferry Review “Magic” issue, August 2019 (print).

“My Death” in Atticus Review, April 2019.

“Death” and “The Boatman” in the Winter 2018 issue of 32 Poems.

“Location” won a 2018 Wilbur Gaffney Poetry Prize/Academy of American Poets University & College Poetry Prize for University of Nebraska, Lincoln

“Apple Glory” was a finalist in The American Literary Review‘s annual contest, Spring 2018

“After the Hospital” published in decomP magazine, Jan/Feb 2018

“Polaroid” and “Loving an Addict” published in issue 4 of Under a Warm Green Linden

“Margot as a Unit of Space,” “All my Boyfriends Love my Father the Best” and “How they Die” published in Issue 5 of The Spectacle

“The Past,” “The Bird,” and “Margot in the Country of Sleep” in issue 11 of The Mondegreen (out of print)

“Where I Was Born,” published in the July 2017 issue of The Wanderer (now defunct) 

GIRLBODY” published in Big Lucks 12, August 2016

“The Horse in the Field” published in Sixth Finch, Spring 2016

“The Spouse” and “Portrait of Womb, Mixed Media” published in Booth, April 2016

“The Glories” published in Red Paint Hill Poetry Journal, Issue 7, Summer 2015 (out of print)

“Dear X” and “X at dusk, with trees” published in Issue 5 of Sundog Lit, February 2014

“4th of July,” Nowhere,” and “Why They are Hungry” published with audio in July 2013 at Hobart

Series of poems “The Boys of the Midwest 1-5” published with audio in April 2013 (8.04) issue of [PANK] Magazine

“In the Gothic Love Story Where You Have Died” and “The Good Knife” published November 2012 at Hobart

“Daughter Psalms” published in Quarterly West Spring 2012 (Issue 74) as an AWP Intro Journals Award winner for 2011

Bird/Heart” featured on The Missouri Review Audio Blog as first runner up in the 2011 Audio Competition


“The Part of You That Is Outside of You,” published at 32 Poems.

“Why Would Anyone Ever Want to Be a Wife?” published at The Establishment

“Radiant with Terror: Lowell and the Uncertain Country of Love” published at The Rumpus

“The Person Most Powerful: On Teaching and Embodiment” published at Writing on the Edge, Spring 2016 (print).

“The Last Book I Loved: Maggie Nelson’s Bluetspublished at The Rumpus, June 2014


“The Boys,” in South Dakota Review, 56.3, Spring 2022.

“Caldera,” in Anti-Heroin Chic, February 2020.


Swimming in the Reservoir



“The Many Rooms of Grief: Chloe Honum’s The Lantern Room,” in Broadsided Press, September 1, 2022.

On the Way to Jerusalem Farm,” review of Carola Luther’s new collection in The Harvard Review, February 23, 2022

“‘Con Mis Propias Manos’: Violence & Masculinity in Ángel García’s Teeth Never Sleep at Connotation Press, May 2019

The Kingdom and Cage of the Self: a review of Theresa Senato Edwards’ Voices Through Skin,” Boxcar Poetry Review


second poetry manuscript So Long a Thrall, named a semi-finalist in the 2020-21 Jake Adam York Prize
second poetry manuscript So Long a Thrall, named a finalist in Trio House Press’s award for first or second book, 2020
Novel manuscript Queen Nothing named a finalist in Black Lawrence Press’s Big Moose Prize, 2020
Finalist in Sundress Publication’s Open Reading period, 2019
Finalist for the Akron Poetry Prize, 2019
Finalist for Press 53’s award for poetry, 2019
Winner of Southern Indiana Review’s Patricia Aakhus award for poem “Turning 32
Finalist in Autumn House Press’s Rising Writer contest for poetry manuscript “Fanatic Animal”
Semifinalist in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry for poetry manuscript “The Hunt”
Winner of Split Lip Press’ Turnbuckle Chapbook Prize, 2014
Past winner of the Santa Fe Writer’s Project Poetry Awards, 2011, for unpublished manuscript “Heaven & the Hangover,”  judge Rose Solari
First Runner Up in the 2011 Missouri Review Audio Competition for “Bird/Heart”
AWP Intro Journals award winner, 2011
Outstanding Master’s Thesis Awardee, 2011, University of Wyoming
Poem “Jobs” selected for Best New Poets 2009


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