My full-length manuscript was named as a finalist for the Waywiser Press Anthony Hecht Prize and a semi-finalist for the Conduit Minds on Fire Open Book Prize and the Akron Poetry Prize. A chapbook consisting of poems from this manuscript was named as a finalist for the Anhinga Press Rick Campbell Chapbook Award.

My poems have appeared or are forthcoming in the following journals:

Barren Magazine: “Apologia, America”

Barrow Street: “Transformer”

Crab Orchard Review: “Nocturne with Canals”

Crazyhorse: “Dinwiddie County Fair,” “Eight,” “Magda the Mule-Faced Girl” (“Eight” also appeared on Verse Daily)

Frontier Poetry: “Souvenir”

Green Mountains Review: “Seven Cases of Inertia,” “Visitation, Lake Cadillac”

Meridian: “In the Year of the Metal Pig”

Mid-American Review: “Autumnal, Kansas”

North American Review: “Eulogy, Scottsbluff,” “The Past,” “September, NorthStar Drive-In Theater,” “You Are Happily Married”

Palette Poetry: “About the Weather”

Poet Lore: “All Ye Faithful”

Prairie Schooner: “Strawberry Pickers, Nauvoo,” “Triticum Durum”

Quarterly West: “In This Kingdom”

River Styx: “Nocturne Approaching Bluefield, W.Va.”

Stand Magazine: “Grade Crossing,” “River-Spoon”

Sycamore Review: “Thanksgiving, 1986”

Taco Bell Quarterly: “How Can I Help You?”

The Arsonist: “Purgatorio, East Peoria”

The Massachusetts Review: “Twelve Questions and Two Stipulations: Found Poem”

The Yale Review: “Boy, 19, Requests Death by Drowning”

Verse: “Birds of Bonita Springs,” “Self-Landscape, Illinois River”