Poetry & Essays




Light Magic for Dark Times
(Quarto/Fair Winds Press, 2018)
Nympholepsy (
Inside the Castle, 2018)co-authored by Alyssa Morhardt-Goldstein
Untitled novella (Forthcoming, Clash Books)
Apocryphal, full length collection (Noctuary Press, 2014)
War/Lock, a chapbook (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2014)
Triste, a chapbook (Dancing Girl Press, 2012)
Andalucia, a chapbook (Poetry Society of New York, 2011)


A Wellness Journey: My column on chronic illness BioNews
A Foster Child of the Opioid Epidemic, The New York Times
What Living With The Emotional & Physical Pain Caused By A Childhood In The U.S. Foster Care System Feels Like YourTango
I Faced My Phobia of Elevators By Facing My Past, Catapult
Forgiving My Parents, Who Struggled With Addiction, Healthline
My Foster Parents Loved Me. And I Hated Them For It, Narratively
The Message, The Account (Nominated for The Pushcart Prize)
Now You Know I Am An Orphan, Entropy
Loneliness, Sorrow & Spirits in New Orleans, Clash Media
Translations, Split Lip Magazine
Sacred or Profane? Bless me, Ultima, Pen American Center
Three Things My Father Taught Me About Addiction, The Fix
Ankylosing Spondylitis Column, ASNews.com


Poetry at Ghost City Press
Poetry at A Velvet Giant
Poetry at White Stag Lit
Poetry from “Nympholepsy” at The Bridge/Brooklyn Poets
Poetry at Public Pool 
Poetry at The Atlas Review
Poetry Spotlight at Vanilla Sex Magazine
Featurette (12 poems) at Sporklet, chosen by Richard Siken
3 poems at Moonsick Magazine
Various poems, Tarpaulin Sky
Post-election poem, Tarpaulin Sky
Sofia, in Rogue Agent
2 poems in Vector Press
4 poems in PANK, selected by Roxane Gay
Poems, in Gargoyle
Heavy, heavy me in Tinderbox Poetry
2 poems in Queen Mob's Teahouse
Poems in Dusie
In this story in Berfrois 
I hang my dress in Pith
X in Ampersand 
Nycterine in Bareknuckle Poet
4 Poems in YES, POETRY
we cannot sustain the abundant & I really was inverted in Stone Highway
I tell of this part and I couldn’t call to tell you in The Boiler Journal
Our fathers inThe Nervous Breakdown
Apocryphal in Best American Poetry
Letter to Marosa Di Giorgio in Poetry Crush
When We Meet Javi  Ampersand 
Lourdes in thethepoetry
The Devil in 30 x Lace (curated by Birds of Lace & Carrie Murphy)
war/lock I & II in Saudade Review
Irish Jim in decomP.
With Marosa & My Rooftop Father in Connotation Press 
Rahway River in Thrush
Winter in decomP
Crow Mouth, Ectoplasm & Forgiveness in >kill author
Barcelona in Literary Bohemian


Best American Experimental Writing 2020
Burn It Down, Seal Press
Best Small Fictions 2015, Queens Ferry Press 
Best Emerging Poets Anthology, Stay Thirsty Media
Credo Anthology, Cambridge Writers' Workshop
Bareknuckle Poet Anthology
Hysteria Anthology, Lucky Bastard Press
Spoon River Poetry Review

Read my work around foster care here. Read my work around chronic illness and Ankylosing Spondylitis here.

And here is my work on poetry and publishing for Little Infinite.