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newer poems

"'My Country 'Tis of Thee' (arranged for Brazen Bull)" from, Letter to America, Spring 2019

"Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory" from Poetry Northwest, Spring 2018

"America Hepatomancy" from Tin House, Fall 2017, republished on

excerpt from "America the Beautiful: Thriftstore," which Sebastian Suarez-Solis used as program notes for String Quartet 1, Summer 2022

videos of readings

Alaska Quarterly Review benefit reading, with Nicky Beer and Mary Peelen:

Sunday, April 2021 

Crowdcast reading for Skylight Books, L.A., with Lory Bedikian, Brittany Ackerman,

and Kristen Millares Young: July 2020 

Sneak-peek reading, Book People of Moscow: Spring 2015 


from Or What We'll Call Desire

"Matroyshka as Madness" from Copper Nickel, Spring 2016, republished on Verse Daily

"Ofelia Has Not Seen Even One of the Seven Wonders of the World, and People Keep Making New Lists" winner of the Missouri Review Editor's Prize


from The Wise and Foolish Builders

"Transcontinental" from Willow Springs

"Winchester .351 High-Power Self-Loading Rifle" from Redux, 

originally published in 32 Poems

from Mortal Geography

"Adjectives of Order" 

"Language Lessons"

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