Publications

POETRY/PROSE/PROSETRY

  • “Where the Face Becomes a Plant,” Tiny Molecules, April 2021 {view}
  • “The Eaters” and “Liberty {Disambiguation}”, Menacing Hedge,  October 2020 {view}
  • “Greening,” Tiny Molecules, September 2020 {view}
  • “Lipstick,” Queen Mob’s Tea House, November 2019 {view} and Isele Magazine, July 2020 {view}
  • “Space Exploration,” Hayden’s Ferry Review, April 2020 {view}
  • “An Ordinary Heart,” Windmill: The Hofstra Journal of Literature & Art, Fall 2019
  • “Body in Recovery (cont.),” Glass: A Journal of Poetry, July 2019 {view}
  • “The Fly,” Entropy, February 2019 {view}
  • “Sad Animal Facts in the Style of Ikkyū,” Queen Mob’s Tea House, October 2018 {view}
  • “#28,” Orange Quarterly, October 2017 {view} and interview {view}
  • “[time of death (plus orb)],” Moonchild Magazine, October 2017 {view}
  • “Limerence” and “High Yellow,” Dream Pop Press, October 2017 {view}
  • “We Are Not Made of Glass,” Across the Margin, April 2017 {view}
  • “Death Roe,” “OK,” and “Mindfulness,” poems, The Michigan Daily  Literary Issue, 2016 {view}
  • “Crayon,” Current Magazine, November 2015 (Poetry Runner-Up in Poetry and Fiction Contest) {view}
  • “Tributes,” Midwestern Gothic, July 2015 (Finalist for Summer Flash Fiction Contest) {view}
  • “Contested Colors,” Exceptions Journal, March 2014 (Fiction Prize Winner for Ways of Seeing Contest) {view}
  • “Love Drunk,” Cafe Shapiro, 2014

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

  • “Greening,” Tiny Molecules, Nominated for Best Small Fictions {view}
  • “Frozen Locks,” Honorable Mention in the Glimmer Train Jan/Feb Short-Story Award for New Writers, April 2018 {view}
  • “Crayon,” Current Magazine, November 2015 (Poetry Runner-Up in Poetry and Fiction Contest) {view}
  • “Tributes,” Midwestern Gothic, 2015 (Finalist for Summer Flash Fiction Contest) {view}
  • “Contested Colors,” Exceptions Journal, 2014 (Fiction Prize Winner for Ways of Seeing Contest) {view}

CRAFT TALKS/READINGS/FEATURED IN…

  • Featured Alumnx, “Job Market Roundtable with Trinie Dalton, Ariel Francisco, Lesley Nneka Arimah, Rob Spillman, Cameron Finch, Tim Horvath, and Shin Yu Pai,” Vermont College of Fine Arts, February 2021
  • Guest Editor, Isele Magazine Quarterly Issue #1, Fall 2020 {view}
  • Featured NYC Writer at “Font/Growl/Windmill Lit Mag Launch Party,” Hofstra University, November 2019
  • Featured in “My MFA Experience,” Poets & Writers Magazine, Sept/Oct 2019 {view}
  • Craft Talk: “On Publishing and Literary Citizenship,” FuenteCo Youth Studio: Level Up With the Pros workshop, August 2018

CRAFT ESSAYS, REVIEWS, INTERVIEWS:

  • “Liminal Creations: An Interview with The Cupboard Pamphlet,” Michigan Quarterly Review, March 2021 {view}
  • “Interview: Lara Ehrlich,” CRAFT Literary, February 2021 {view}
  • “On Hauntings and Huntings: Talking with Jihyun Yun,” The Rumpus, September 2020 {view}
  • “”Eyebrows Like Her Name” An Interview with Yelena Moskovich,” Michigan Quarterly Review, July 2020 {view}
  • “Interview: Sarah Rose Etter,” CRAFT Literary, March 2020 {view}
  • “Poetry-Making as Empathy Play: An Interview with Oliver de la Paz,” The Common, Feb 2020 {view}
  • “Too Loud to Ignore: An Interview with Two Dollar Radio,” Michigan Quarterly Review, Feb 2020 {view}
  • “The Power of the Unsaid: A Conversation with Sion Dayson,” The Adroit Journal, Nov 2019 {view}
  • “A Story of Dissonance: An Interview with Diederik Oostdijk,” Michigan Quarterly Review, Nov 2019 {view}
  • The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #198: Rene Denfeld,” The Rumpus, Oct 2019 {view}
  • “Loneliness is a Ghost: A Conversation with Miciah Bay Gault,” Electric Literature, Oct 2019 {view}
  • “Conversations with Contributors: Brandon Amico,” The Adroit Journal, Oct 2019 {view}
  • “Barely There: Making Art as an Environmental Act – An Interview with c marquez,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, 2019
  • “Creating New Worlds with Language: An Interview with Emma Raddatz of Archipelago Books,” Michigan Quarterly Review, August 2019 {view}
  • “Resurrecting Walter Benjamin’s Archival Spirit: An Interview with Frances Cannon,” Michigan Quarterly Review, July 2019 {view}
  • “Writing into the Surprise: An Interview with Kristen Arnett,” Michigan Quarterly Review, May 2019 {view}
  • “Channeling Stories & Creating Patterns: An Interview with Dana Lyons,” Hunger Mountain, May 2019 {view}
  • “Fueling Up On Rice & Beans & Poetry: An Interview with Janaka Stucky of Black Ocean Press,” Michigan Quarterly Review, May 2019 {view}
  • The Wild Birds: A Review and an Interview with Emily Strelow,” Michigan Quarterly Review, March 2019 {view}
  • “Labs, Love, and the Sweet Iron Odor of a Sheared Lawn: An Interview with Andrea Rothman,” Hunger Mountain, March 2019 {view}
  • “Synchronizing the Ghosts: An Interview with Donald Quist,” Michigan Quarterly Review, January 2019 {view}
  • “Literary Luminaries: An Interview with Kyle McCord, Nick Courtright, and Erin Stalcup of  Gold Wake Press,” Michigan Quarterly Review, December 2018 {view}
  • “Going Micro: An Interview with Anthony Frame of Glass Poetry,” Michigan Quarterly Review, November 2018  {view}
  • “Uncovering the Unnameable: An Interview with Elizabeth Schmuhl,” Michigan Quarterly Review, October 2018 {view}
  • “Essential Enthusiasm: An Interview with Michelle Dotter of Dzanc Books,” Michigan Quarterly Review, September 2018 {view}
  • “The Space Between: An Interview with Kali VanBaale,” Michigan Quarterly Review, August 2018 {view}
  • “The Persistence of Stars: An Interview with Toussaint St. Negritude,” Michigan Quarterly Review, July 2018 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Kristie Brablec,” Current Magazine, June 2018 {view}
  • “On “Daybed”: An Interview with Zach Savich,” Michigan Quarterly Review, May 2018 {view}
  • “Finding Yourself in Translation,” Michigan Quarterly Review, May 2018 {view}
  • “Book Blurb: TITLE 13,” Hunger Mountain, May 2018 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Morris Lawrence III,” Current Magazine, May 2018 {view}
  • “On Finding Nourishment and Sanctuaries: An Interview with Maggie Nowinski,” Hunger Mountain, April 2018 {view}
  • “Diving into Everything Part 2: An Interview with Carla Kihlstedt,” Everything is Music, April 2018 {view}
  • “Diving into Everything Part 1: An Interview with Carla Kihlstedt,” Everything is Music, April 2018 {view}
  • “All These Little Landscapes: An Interview with Roanna Wells,” Michigan Quarterly Review, April 2018 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Mike Michelon,” Current Magazine, April 2018 {view}
  • “Obsessed with Letters: An Interview with Laura Rossi García,” Perpetual Beta, March 2018 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Omari Rush,” Current Magazine, March 2018 {view}
  • “Book Review: Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories by Kelly Barnhill,” Hunger Mountain, March 2018 {view}
  • “On “TITLE 13″: An Interview with Michael A. Ferro,” Michigan Quarterly Review, February 2018 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Katri Ervamaa,” Current Magazine, February 2018 {view}
  • “Bodies, Demons, Desires: A Review of Her Body and Other Parties,” Michigan Quarterly Review, January 2018 {view}
  • “At the Crossroads of Woman and Mother: A Review of A Woman is a Woman Until She is a Mother by Anna Prushinskaya,” Hunger Mountain, January 2018 {view}
  • “On “The Stuff Between the Stars”: An Interview with Sandra Nickel, Maggie Lehrman, and Victoria Wells Arms,” Hunger Mountain, January 2018 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Greg Davis-Kean,” Current Magazine, January 2018 {view}
  • “The Fall: A Storytelling Masterpiece of Epic Proportions,” Michigan Quarterly Review, December 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Tony Lewis,” Current Magazine, December 2017 {view}
  • “Practicing Perfection: An Interview with Kelly McMahon,” Hunger Mountain, December 2017 {view}
  • “‘A Woman is a Woman Until She is a Mother’: An Interview with Anna Prushinskaya,”Michigan Quarterly Review, November 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Laura Thomas,” Current Magazine, November 2017 {view}
  • “‘The Maze Becomes Your Life’: An Interview with Alex McElroy,” Michigan Quarterly Review, October 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Phil Attee,” Current Magazine, October 2017 {view}
  • “The Subversive Flâneuse: An Interview with Lauren Elkin,” Michigan Quarterly Review, September 2017 {view}
  • “On “The Child Finder”: An Interview with Rene Denfeld,” Michigan Quarterly Review, September 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Fabio Cosmo da Cunha,” Current Magazine, August 2017 {view}
  • “The Writer’s Playground,” Michigan Quarterly Review, July 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Maureen Riley,” Current Magazine, July 2017 {view}
  • “Curating Literati Cultura: An Interview with Hilary Gustafson,” Michigan Quarterly Review, June 2017 {view}
  • “Sharing the Pain, Sharing the Process: An Interview with Keith Lesmeister,” Michigan Quarterly Review, May 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Linda Fingerle,” Current Magazine, April 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Ryan Brown,” Current Magazine, March 2017 {view}
  • Review of “Scraped Knees”: A Poetry Chapbook by Kristine Brown, Ugly Sapling, Feb 2017 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Lawrence Fingerle,” Current Magazine, November 2016 {view}
  • Interview with Alexandra Christ, founder of Peace Joy Soccer, My Modern Met, November 2016 {view}
  • Interview with Lisa Kristine, humanitarian photographer, My Modern Met, August 2016 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Chera Tremontin,” Current Magazine, May 2016 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Mary Lemmer,” Current Magazine, March 2016 {view}
  • “Person of Interest: Michelle Millard,” Current Magazine, February 2016 {view}
  • Interview with Charles Baxter, Midwestern Gothic, October 2014 {view}
  • Interview with Lesley Kagan, Midwestern Gothic, October 2014 {view}
  • “A Fireside Chat with Anne Valente,” Dzanc Books, September 2014 {view}

JOURNALISM

  • “Katie Van Ark Gives a Clever Tribute to Her Graduating Class Every Month,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “Liza Nash Taylor Supports a New Scholarship for Writers over 40,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “Sarah C.B. Guthrie Leaves a Legacy to Support Future VCFA Faculty,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “Ukamaka Olisakwe Is Carving Space for Women to Be Free and Speak Freely,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “James Curry Illuminates Hope Through Film,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “Jenn Bailey Believes in the Power of Kindness,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “Faculty View: Art as a Practice of Love and Joy, A Conversation with Yoon Soo Lee,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumnx Magazine, 2020 {view}
  • “Toby Gonzalez Navigates Art & Business, One Coffee at a Time,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, 2019
  • “Kyle Pederson Creates Hymns of Hope,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, 2019
  • “Jill Santopolo Gives Back to the ‘Happiest Place on Earth,'” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, 2019
  • “Ann Huang Transforms her Multifaceted Dreams into Art,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, 2019
  • “Aldrena Corder Helps to Bring Diversity & Inclusion to the Design Community,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, 2019
  • “How Filmmaker Tamara Perkins Helps Men on Parole Tell Their Stories,” BUST Magazine, April 2019 {view}
  • “Silence, Strength, and Subversion: A Review of Candoco Dance,” Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, February 2019 {view}
  • “Moved by the Human Heart: A Preview of Candoco Dance,” Flynn Center for the Performing Arts, February 2019 {view}
  • “Ibi Zoboi Empowers Girls to Find their Voices,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, pg. 20, November 2018 {view}
  • “Faculty View: Returning to the Sandbox with Carla Kihlstedt,” In Residence: The VCFA Alumni Magazine, pg. 16-17, November 2018 {view}
  • “Courage in the Extreme: On Till Schauder’s Latest Film, Warriors of Faith,” Storyboard, August 2018 {view}
  • “Aaron Wyanski Finishing DMA Dissertation for University of Hartford,” Everything is Music, May 2018 {view}
  • “A Whole New View: Nowinski’s Grotesque Beauty,” Artscope Magazine, May 2018 {view}
  • “First Fridays Are The Time to Celebrate Art in Ypsilanti,” Current Magazine, August 2016 {view}
  • “The 54th Annual Ann Arbor Film Festival,” Current Magazine, March 2016 {view}