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Poems and other work.

 

 

RECENT HONORS

2016-2017 Hodder Fellowship

2015 Whiting Writing Award

 

SELECTED POEMS

"Ladies' Arm Wrestling Match at the Blue Moon Diner," The New York Times.

"In the Dream," Poem-a-Day, Academy of American Poets.

"Spaces," Poem-a-Day, Academy of American Poets.

"Late Bloom," Verse Daily.

"Little Apophat," Waxwing.

“Aria,” Beloit Poetry Journal.

“Severe,” Blackbird.

"Altitudes," SF Chronicle

 

ANTHOLOGIES

Women of Resistance: Poems for a New Feminism. OR Books, 2018.

Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. Nightboat Books, 2013.

The Best American Poetry 2012. Scribner, 2012.

Another and Another: An Anthology from the Poem-a-Day Grind. Bull City Press, 2012.

 

REVIEWS & NEWS FOR IN FULL VELVET

Publishers Weekly:  Starred Review

Poets and Writers: "Our Thirteenth Annual Look at Debut Poets"

The Rumpus, Review by Julie Marie Wade, "The Queer Valentine of the Century" 

The Blueshift Journal:  Review by roy guzmán

Virginia Quarterly Review, Review by Lisa Russ Spaar, "Selvages"

Lambda Literary, Review by Julie Enzer.

Books Noted, Spring-Summer 2017 edition of American Poets, Review by Jennifer Michael Hecht

Literary Hub: Our Favorite Poetry Collections of 2017.

Literary Hub: 40 Overlooked Books from 2017, As Chosen by Booksellers.

Entropy: BEST OF 2017: BEST POETRY BOOKS & POETRY COLLECTIONS

Autostraddle 45 Queer and Feminist Books You Need to Read in Early 2017

Bustle:  7 Unconventional Books to Give as Valentine's Gifts

 

ESSAYS & INTERVIEWS

Literary Hub Interview. In conversation with Peter Mishler.

The Rumpus Interview. In conversation with Olivia Kate Cerrone. 

American Microreviews and Interviews. In conversation with Leslie Contreras Schwartz 

Rogue Agent. In conversation with Jill Khoury. 

Interview for Friends of Writers with Chantal Aida Gordon.

Queer Poets on the Poets Who Changed Their Lives. Poets.org

Tracking the Muse: Contributors on Process. Blackbird: An Online Journal. 

Essay on “Aria”. Beloit Poetry Journal Poet’s Forum.

 

WHERE I TEACH

Assistant Professor, MFA Program in Creative Writing, West Virginia University

Faculty, Rainier Writing Workshop, Low-Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at Pacific Lutheran University

 

 

 

 

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