Publications

Poems

“The Future of the Past,” Southeast Review (forthcoming).

“Visiting My Own Grave,” The New Criterion (forthcoming).

“Plastic Men,” “Drinking All Night in Tennessee,” and “Cheating in a Small Town,” The Hopkins Review (forthcoming).

“Silva’s Quarry,” The Believer (forthcoming).

The Dive” and “Missing,” Literary Matters, Issue 11.1, October 2018.

Family Negatives Under Microscope,” wildness, Issue 14, June 2018.

“A Voice from the Wreck,” Southern Poetry Review, Volume 55, Issue 2, Spring 2018.

“Poem Begun in a West Texas Corn Maze,” Birmingham Poetry Review, Issue 45, Spring 2018.

Dead Town,” Reprinted in Making Literature Matter: An Anthology for Readers and Writers, 7th edition, ed. John Schlib and John Clifford, Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2018. [pdf]

“On the Dred Ranch Road Just off 283,” Best New Poets 2017. [pdf]

“Girl Found Dead in the Sequatchie Valley,” Measure: A Review of Formal Poetry, Volume XI, Issue 2, 2017. [pdf] **nominated for a Pushcart**

Boys,” Ecotone, Number 23, Spring/Summer 2017. [pdf]

Love Poem with Five Lines Stolen from VHS Boxes,” The Stirring, Volume 19, Edition 2, Spring 2017.

Small Funeral,” Shenandoah, Volume 66, Number 3, Spring 2017.

“Toward Your Understanding,” The Rockhurst Review, 2017. [pdf]

Necessary Rituals,” Unsplendid, 2017.

Dead Town,” The Hopkins Review, Vol. 9, Issue 4, Fall 2016. [pdf]

Halloween,” 32 Poems 13.1, Summer 2015. [pdf] **nominated for a Pushcart**

“Restless,” The Raintown Review, 2014. [pdf]

Cherry Ripe” and “Grace’s,” Jellyfish Magazine, Spring 2010.

Essays

New Town, New Light,” 32 Poems, December 2015.

Process-Chad Abushanab,” Bayou Magazine, November 2013.

Book Reviews

On Sasha Pimentel’s For Want of Water,” Southern Humanities Review, February 2018.

Faith from the Shores of Doubt: A Review of Michael Shewmaker’s Penumbra,” The Oxford American, April 2017.

The New Testament by Jericho Brown,” Colorado Review, 2015.

“For Us, What Music? The Life and Poetry of Donald Justice,” Resources for American Literary Study, August 2014.