publications & Honors

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Full-Length Books

  • YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE GOOD, selected as winner of Trio House Press’ open reading period for publication in 2020 (Poetry).

Chapbooks

Features and Interviews

Journal Publications

2019

2018

2017

  • “I Dreamt We Made Music With A Bed Of Rusty Nails And Goldfish” in the Plath Poetry Project July Retrospective, August 2017. (Poetry)

  • “Dig” and “Deconstruction”—The Literary NestJuly 2017. (Poetry)

  • "Sleep Phase" — Oakland Review Alumni Edition, forthcoming in March 2017. (Poetry)

  • Cover Art:"Sole Witness" and "Degrees of Openness" — Cimmaron Review, forthcoming in February 2017. (Photo)

2016

  • "Vulnerary" and "Forty Black Ships" — Pittsburgh Poetry Review, October 2016. (Poetry)

  • Cover Art: "Layers of Home" — Washington Square Review, October 2016. (Photo)

  • Cover Art: Before Snowfall, After Rain by Ariel Francisco, Glass Poetry Press, September 2016. (Photo)

  • "On Water" — Cordella Magazine, September 2016. (Prose Poem)

  • Featured Artist — Rogue Agent, June 2016. (Photo)

  • “Night Work” — The Scores, Scotland, April 2016. (Poetry)

  • “Altar”— Featured artist in Microfiction Monday, April 2016. (Photo)

  • Cover Art: “The Walk Home” and “Descending Light”— BOXCAR Poetry Journal, April 2016. (Photos)

  • “Pelvis” and other photographs — featured artist in Heartbeat Literary Magazine, April 2016. (Photos)

  • “Light Experiments” — Stanzas, Limerick, Ireland, March 2016. (Photo Series)

  • “The Boab Tree” — The Grief Diaries, February 1, 2016. (Poetry)

  • “A Place Without a Person — Cellpoems, January 2016. (Poetry)

  • Brooklyn poets Audio Recording— January 2016. (Poetry)

2015

  • “In Harmonium” — Blue Lyra Review, December 2015. (Poetry)

  • “Dream Song Six Thousand” — riverSedge, August 2015. (Poetry)

  • “The Blue Of It” — Fields Magazine, May 2015. (Poetry)

  • “Inside the Metropolis,” “Escalation,” and “One Secret Thing” — YEW Journal, April 2015. (Poetry/Visual Arts Collaboration with artist Jiyoo Jye)

2014

  • “Place of Shelter” — Jai-Alia, November 2014. (Poetry)

2013

  • “Smallness” — Pleiades, June 2013. (Poetry)

  • “Chronology of Lost Things” — Icarus Magazine, January 2013. (Poetry)

2012

  • “Drive to the Airport” — Print Oriented Bastards, October 2012. (Poetry)

  • “An Ode to My Body” and “Poem Composed in the Alphabet Blades” — The Loyalhanna Review, July 2012. (Poetry)

  • “Medicine for Restlessness” and “Inside Letters I Told You Everything” — Oakland Review, April 2012. (Poetry)

  • “I Did Not Abandon the Right Things” and “Don’t You” — Voices in the Attic, March 2012. (Poetry)

2009-2011

  • “Remembering What the Body Is” and “Psychoanalysis” — Oakland Review, May 2011. (Poetry)

  • “Incident on the Tram,” “Forms of Suspension,” “In Order to Survive,” “Follow-Up,” “Stepping Forward” — Three Rivers Review, May 2011. (Poetry)

  • “Distinguishing Between” — Girls With Glasses, May 2011. (Poetry)

  • “Remembering What the Body Is” — Collision Magazine, April 2011. (Poetry)

  • “After-Grace of Trauma,” “Let Me Thank the Body” and “What I Meant” — Weave Magazine, December 2012. (Poetry)

  • “What Looking Does to the Light” — Spires: Washington University’s Intercollegiate Arts and Literature Magazine, December 2010. (Poetry)

  • “Child Mad Enough,” “Night Runner,” “Side Effects,” “Notes on Mothering,” and “Grasp” — Three Rivers Review Vol. 25, May 2010. (Poetry)

  • “Sixteen Birds Escaped the Aviary” — The Albion Review, April 2010. (Poetry)

  • “Daughters of the Ghost” — Open Thread, Vol. 2, April 2010. (Poetry)

  • “Excavations” and “Belfast, 1941” — The North Central Review, December 2009. (Poetry)

Anthologies

  • “Smallness” — Poetry 99. December 2017. (Poetry)

  • "The Mark My Body Draws in Light" — Blowtorch: Oscar Wilde Center Creative Writing Anthology. May 2015. (poetry)

  • “Caught Between So Many Surfaces” — The Rattling Wall. Narrow Books. May 2011. (Poetry)

  • Into Focus” — Plain China: Best Undergraduate Writing Anthology, April 2010. (Poetry)

Newspaper Publications

  • “The Mark My Body Draws in Light” — Poetry Ireland Review Monthly Newsletter. April 2013. (Poetry)

  • “Red” — Pittsburgh City Paper, August 2011. (Poetry)

  • “Interview with Philo Ikonya” — Sampsonia Way Magazine, July 2011. (Feature Article)

  • “G-20: Pittsburgh, September 2009” — 5AM, March 2010. (Poetry)

Awards

  • 2018: Awarded a five year Fellowship by CUNY’s PhD in English Program

  • 2014: Cover Design Winner of The Looking Glass Magazine’s Cover Design Contest

  • 2013: Named an Emerging Writer by the Poetry Ireland Introduction Series

  • 2012: Student Leadership Award from Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2012: Carnegie Mellon Adamson Award: Poetry, Second Place

  • 2012: Nominated by English Department at Carnegie Mellon for Gretchen Goldsmith Langford Award

  • 2012: Hungry Poets Prize from West Virginia University

  • 2011: Academy of American Poets Prize from Carnegie Mellon University

  • 2011: New York Writer’s Institute Scholarship from Skidmore College

  • 2011: Gertrude Gordon Journalism Prize from the Pittsburgh Women’s Press Club

  • 2010: First Place in the Albion Review Poetry Contest from Albion College

  • 2010: First Place in the Three Rivers Review Poetry Prize

  • 2009: First Place in the Borders Open Door Poetry Prize