Pushcart Prize nomination: Sestina for the Heartland

Whoa! Huge thanks to Wayne Miller and the rest of the amazing crew at Copper Nickel for nominating my its-technically-a-sestina-even-if-every-end-word-is-the-same poem "Sestina for the Heartland" for a Pushcart Prize, along with the talents of Kaveh Bassiri, Sugi Ganeshananthan, Justin Jannise, Rebecca Lehmann, and Sarah Anne Strickley! Who knows if the Pushcart folks will see fit to … Continue reading Pushcart Prize nomination: Sestina for the Heartland

Disappearing, Inc. forthcoming from Gold Wake Press in early 2019

I'm a little beside myself, filled with a strange energy—three parts excitement, one part disbelief—but I can share that my first full-length collection of poetry, Disappearing, Inc., will be published in early 2019 by the amazing independent publisher Gold Wake Press. I have endless thanks to give: to Kyle McCord and Nick Courtright as well as … Continue reading Disappearing, Inc. forthcoming from Gold Wake Press in early 2019

Three poems published at Superstition Review

I'll probably never stop writing about the existential yearning for completion, to fill the perpetual hole in our psyches, but for now at least I'm also writing fraction jokes and clickbait algorithms into the same poems, so check these three out in the newest issue of Superstition Review, yeah? (Many thanks to Patricia Colleen Murphy and the … Continue reading Three poems published at Superstition Review