The Price of Scarlet. University Press of Kentucky New Poetry and Prose Series. (2017)

Essays and Book Reviews

“To Witness the Last Days.” Review of This Fabulous Shadow, by Philip Herter. American Book Review Vol. 36, No. 3. (March/April 2015)

“Hesitation and the Poetic Metaphor.” 32 Poems, Contributors’ Marginalia. (15 February, 2015)

“Poetry as Surpassed Nature.” Blackbird, Tracking the Muse. (Spring 2012)


5 haiku by Suzuki Shizuko, translated from the Japanese. Columbia Journal (20 July, 2018)

5 haiku by Suzuki Shizuko, translated from the Japanese. Waxwing, Issue XV. (Summer 2018)


Confiteor.” Colorado Review. (forthcoming)

“Homophonous.” Washington Square Review, Issue 42. (Fall 2018)

“The Night the Coffins Open to Reveal Themselves Empty.” Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 23, No. 2. (2018)

“Landscape as Reliquary.” Willow Springs, No. 82. (Fall 2018)

“Elegy for One Life Lived Within Another.” The Los Angeles Review. (Spring 2018)

“L.A. Cento #6,” “L.A. Cento #7,” and “L.A. Cento #8.” Jet Fuel Review, Issue 15. (Spring 2018)

“Shake Out a Blanket and Watch What Worlds You Release.” Kettle Blue Review, Issue 5.1. (April 2018)

“Woman and Incandescent Light Bulb, 60-Watt.” The Missouri Review Poem of the Week. (19 February, 2018)

“Ghost Story,” “A Study in Dissolution,” and “Set Dressing, Summer.” Harpur Palate, Vol. 16.2. (Winter/Spring 2017)

“Beyond the Vanishing Point.” the minnesota review, Issue 89. (2017) 

“Counterpoint.” Southern Humanities Review, Vol. 51.2. (2017)

“Apocalypse,” “Armageddon,” “Election Season,” and “The Unforeseen.” South Dakota Review, Vol. 53, No. 2. (Fall 2017)

“A Leveling” and “Talisman for the Hagridden.” Gold Wake Live, Issue 1. (Summer 2017)

“Mountains Are Mountains.” Prairie Schooner, Vol. 91, No. 2. (Summer 2017)

“Cannot and Need Not” and “Imperfect Isolation Experiment.” Sugar House Review, No. 15. (Spring/Summer 2017)

“Breaker” and “The Fir and a Bramble.” Carolina Quarterly, Vol. 66.3. (Spring/Summer 2017)

“Radioactivity.” Crazyhorse, No. 91. (Spring 2017)

“In Widows’ Weeds for Lost Arcadia” and “The Lapsed Catholic Imagination.” Diode, Vol. 10, No. 1, 10th Anniversary Issue. (Spring 2017)

“Primer: The Perception Spell.” New South, Issue 9.2. (Fall 2016)

“A Young Ruler in Wartime,” “Someone Breathing Is a Sign of Order in the World,” and “Resolution.” Matter, Issue 18. (October 2016)

“The Distant Relative Who Calls at Midnight.” The Journal, Vol. 40, No. 3. (Summer 2016)

“Espionage” and “You, Confessor.” Another Chicago Magazine, Volume 54. (2016)

“Imposition.” Cincinnati Review, Issue 13.1. (Summer 2016)

“A Pagan Love Story” and “A Polarized Scene.” Hunger Mountain, Issue 20. (Spring 2016)

“The Will Is Not So Easily Contained.” Kudzu House Quarterly, Vol. 5, Issue 4. (Winter Solstice 2015)

“Wabi Sabi.” The Georgia Review, Vol. LXIX, No. 2. (Summer 2015)

“Speculative Grammar.” Phantom, Issue 14. (Summer 2015)

“The Art of the Insult” and “In the Gown I Wear to the Uprising.” Jet Fuel Review, Issue 9. (Spring 2015)

“Kintsugi” and “Medusa Likens Her Gifts to Pseudoscience.” Puerto del Sol, Vol. 50. (2015)

“On the Violence of Doubt.” Conduit, Issue 26. (Spring 2015)

“Haibun on the 650 lb. Grand Piano Standing Upright in Biscayne Bay.” Grist, Issue 8. (2015)

“Some Questions About De-Extinction” and “We’ll know to imagine the horse’s snout, the gelatinous head of the octopus.” Passages North, Issue 36. (2015)

“When the Crickets Clash.” Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine. (January 2015)

“Too Much Power to Wear in Our Buttonholes.” 32 Poems, Issue 12.2. (Fall/Winter 2014)

“The Heart Is No Shapeshifter.” Fugue, Issue 47. (Summer/Fall 2014)

“On Social Graces.” Cream City Review, Vol. 38, Issue 1. (Spring/Summer 2014)

“Everything Beautiful Has a Name.” Kenyon Review Online. (Spring 2014)

“As Winter Ends, We Marvel at the Sun” and “He Awakens Our Imagination, Our Desire to Transform.” Salt Hill, Issue 32. (2014)

“The Collective Unconscious.” The Missouri Review Poem of the Week. (9 December, 2013)

“At the Mercury Fountain, Barcelona.” Poet Lore, Vol. 108, No. 3/4. (Fall/Winter 2013)

“The Chosen” and “Corrosives.” Hayden’s Ferry Review, Issue 53. (Fall/Winter 2013)

“On the Flood, Grown More Perilous.” The Nashville Review. (Spring 2013)

“Hearing Is a Talent that Must Be Honed.” Verse Daily. (25 February 2013)

“Resonance.” Ninth Letter, Web Issue 1. (Winter 2012-13)

“Echocardiogram.” Silk Road Review, Issue 7.2. (Summer/Fall 2012)

“Hearing Is a Talent that Must Be Honed.” CutBank, Issue 77. (2012)

“Poetry as Surpassed Nature” (essay). Blackbird, Vol. 11, No. 1. (Spring 2012)

“All the Songs Are About You and Me and Our Agoraphobic Dog”“At the Chinese Opera”, and “The Doctors Say It’s Tinnitus.”  Blackbird, Vol. 11, No. 1. (Spring 2012)

“Documenting an Immigrant History.” Cimarron Review, Issue 177. (Fall 2011)

“Lace Factory”  and “Mistaking the Road for Open Sea.” Salamander, Vol. 16, No. 2. (Summer 2011)

“During the Edo Period, We Sobbed Into Our Sleeves.” Redivider, Vol. 8, Issue 2. (Spring 2011)

“Cohabitation.” The Pinch, Vol. 31, No. 1. (Spring 2011)

“Exhibit.” The Sow’s Ear Poetry Review, Vol. XX, No. 3. (Fall 2010)

“Because Audrey Hepburn Movie Marathons Give Me Ideas.” Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Vol. 3, No. 1. (2010)

“They Don’t Ring Churchbells Here.” The New York Quarterly, Issue 66. (2010)

“After Killing the Giant Spider in Your New Apartment, I Dreamed of Its Vengeance.” Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 4, No. 1. (2010)

“Diptych.” roger: an art & literary magazine, Vol. 5. (Spring 2010)

“Franz Liszt Snores Like a Buzzsaw.” The Pedestal Magazine, Vol. 56. (2010)

“How to Write a Sonata.” The Portland Review, Vol. 55, No. 1. (2008)

“Five Ways to Arrive.” Sonora Review, Vol. 53. (2008)

“Gossamer Armor” and “The Anti-Muse Speaks.” La Fovea. (2007)

“A Poem for Our Issues” and“Dear Claims Adjuster.”  Literal Latte. (2006)

“That’s the Thing About Velcro.” American Poetry Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1. (2006)

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