Portfolio

Publications

Poems & Short Stories

“After Storm, NE LA.” The Midwest Quarterly, Summer 2017.

“Alligator Squash.” Peauxdunque Review 2.

“Anchors Let You See the River Move.” Bayou Magazine 74.

“Army Mail.” MAYDAY, Fall 2019. View online.

“Audrey, Jigging in the River Shack.” The Double Dealer, Summer 2018. Re-printed in Best New Poets 2018.

“Boil.” West Texas Literary Review 6, Summer 2018. View online.

“clocktease.” New Delta Review 5.2.

“Confessions of a Ferryman.” The Collidescope. View online.

“Dark Green.” Nashville Review 25. View online.

“Down, Down, Down.” Product 32. View online.

“The End of Activity in Natalbany.” The Blue Mountain Review, Winter 2021. View online.

“Fairy Rings.” The Collidescope. View online.

“Flowers for Vladimir Komarov.” Crab Creek Review TBD.

“Forgetting Grand Isle.” Barely South Review, Fall 2019. View online.

“Fuse.” The Journal, October 2017. View online.

“Gluckstadt Road.” Surrealists and Outsiders. Thrice Publishing. 2018. ISBN 1945334045.

“Happy Tanka.” The Tishman Review 4.2.

“I Know a Priest Ordained Online.” Wisdom Crieth Without.

“Immense.” Rabbit Catastrophe Press, Fall 2017.

“Intro to Jisatsu.” Product 30.

“The Last Moon.” What Rough Beast – Indolent Books. January 14, 2019.

“Love in the time of Distance.” New Rivers Press Poem-a-Day. June 11, 2020.

“Lyssa.” Product 32. View online.

“Meanwhile on the Moon.” The Commuter, Spring 2021. View online.

“Medusa Surrenders.” Tupelo Quarterly 17. View online.

“Mercy.” Barely South Review, Fall 2019. View online.

“Mutation Chapel.” Flock 24. View online.

“Ngarong feat. The Autocrats.” What Rough Beast – Indolent Books. March 12, 2017.

“The Owls Won’t See Us in Here.” The Collidescope. View online.

“Paper Tributaries,” “Soft Tonights,” and “Yesterdays at Nerve Central.” Down to the Dark River. Louisiana Literature Press, 2016.

“Paradise Motel Lounge.” Tammy, Fall 2021. View online.

“Pilgrim Condition.” The Pedestal Magazine 84. Reprinted in Wild Gods anthology from New Rivers Press. View/listen online.

“Plague Garden.” Camas, Winter 2019. Reprinted in Wild Gods anthology from New Rivers Press.

“Pontchartrain Plaza.” Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review.

“Queen of a Rain Country.” Apeiron Review 14.

“Salvage.” Arcturus, Winter 2018. View online.

“The Shrine Rises.” Tupelo Quarterly 17. View online.

“Some Did, Some Didn’t.” Louisiana Literature 32.1.

“Sometimes I Wish We Were a Beagle.” The Commuter, Spring 2021. View online.

“Suddenly I Love You.” Former PeopleView online.

“That Which Shines.” Spoon River Poetry Review, Winter 2018.

“This Has Everything to Do with the Tarantula Nebula.” Prime Number Magazine 191. View online.

“Upon Reaching the Jade Gate.” Tupelo Quarterly 17. View online.

“The Usual Loneliness.” CutBank 94. Print issue available here.

“We May Never Get Back Here” in Angela Ball’s Best American Poetry blog The New York School Diaspora (March 22, 2022). View online.

“You Can Live Again But You’ll Have to Die Twice in the End.” The Collidescope. View online.

Books

Scenes from a Rain Country. Lavender Ink TBD.

Professional

Arete Winter 2019. View online.

Contests

2010 & 2011 Country Roads Magazine Poetry Contests.
 
2016 C4W Award in Poetry – Runner-Up
Judge, Andrea Spofford: “These poems modify and stilt language in a pleasing way, creating a world that is only slightly upturned from our own, only slightly different enough to make the reader both uneasy and intrigued.”
 
2017 Joan Johnson Writing Award
 
2017 Frontier Poetry Award for New Poets Finalist, judged by Tehimba Jess
 
2017 Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest Finalist
 
2018 Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest Finalist
 
2017 Rabbit Catastrophe Press Real Good Poem Prize Finalist
 
2017 Words and Music Poetry Competition Runner-Up for “Audrey, Jigging in the River Shack”
 
2018 Best New Poets selection for “Audrey, Jigging in the River Shack”
 
2018 Words and Music Poetry Competition Honorable Mention for “Alligator Squash”
 
2018 Words and Music Poetry Competition Honorable Mention for “Echo Bath”
 
2018 New South Poetry Contest Finalist
 
2018 Karen M. Yarbrough Graduate Education Scholarship Endowment
 
2018 Product Award for Fiction for “Down, Down, Down”
 
2018 Spoon River Poetry Review Editor’s Prize Runner-Up, judged by Li-Young Lee
 
2018 Palette Poetry Prize Finalist, judged by Shane McCrae
 
2018 Pushcart Prize nomination for “That Which Shines”
 
2019 The William Faulkner – William Wisdom Poetry Collection Prize shortlist
 
2019 Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize finalist
 
2020 Blair / Carolina Wren Poetry Prize Runner-Up, judged by Ada Limon
 
2020 The William Faulkner – William Wisdom Poetry Collection Prize Winner
 
2021 Marystina Santiestevan First Book Prize semi-finalist
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