recent news

New poems are out in Tupelo Quarterly, Bridge Eight Magazine, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Southword Journal (Ireland), Rogue Agent, and DIALOGIST, and two new poems are forthcoming in the September issue of Connotation Press.

My manuscript, A Thousand Arms, was a semifinalist for The 2016 Washington Prize from The Word Works Press.

My poem, “Needlework,” was nominated for the 2016 Best of the Net Anthology by Tupelo Quarterly.

My poem, “Anatomy of Distance,” was nominated for the 2016 Best of the Net anthology by DIALOGIST.

My poem, “As Much As A Letter,” was highly commended in the Gregory O’Donoghue Poetry Prize competition and published online in the April/May issue of Southword Journal (Ireland).

My poem, “Needlework,” was a semifinalist for the Tupelo Quarterly 2016 Poetry Prize (TQ9), and published online in Tupelo Quarterly (TQ9).

My poem, “Needlework,” was a finalist for Sycamore Review‘s 2016 Wabash Prize for Poetry.

My poem, “Letters to Pittsburgh I,” was nominated for the 2015 Best of the Net Anthology by HEArt Journal Online.