RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 

POETRY

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," seven poems, forthcoming from 4ink7 (2016)

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," three poems, OmniVerse (Issue 69, 2016) — online here

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," eight poems, Prelude (2016) — online here

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," one poem, Salt Hill (Issue 36, 2016) — print only

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," five poems, Bone Bouquet (Issue 7.1, 2016) — print only

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," five poems, The Pinch Journal (Issue 35.2, 2015) — print only

from "THE EXQUISITE BUOYANCIES: A Sonography," three poems, Sonora Review (Issue 67, 2015) — print only

"The Clumsy Women Creepeth Forward," twelve poems collaboratively written with Katy Rossing, Similar Peaks Journal (2015)

"On SABBATHA Eve," eight poems, Front Porch Journal (Issue 28, 2014) — online here

"The Wild Suffer," seventeen poems, The Seattle Review (Volume 7 No. 1-2, 2014) — print only

 

PROSE

"The Fevered Woman," short story, Quarterly West (Spring 2013) — online here

"You Will Make Several Relaxing Cuts," short story, Bellevue Literary Review (Spring 2013) — online here

 

AWARDS

 

BOOKS & CHAPBOOKS

Finalist for the 1st/2nd Poetry Book Prize (selected by Claudia Rankine), Omnidawn Publishing (2015)

Finalist for the Sawtooth Prize, Ahsahta Press (2015)

Finalist for the Sawtooth Prize, Ahsahta Press (2014)

Finalist for the Chapbook Prize, Ahsahta Press (2014)

Semi-finalist for the Poetry Chapbook Contest, Omnidawn (2014)

Semi-finalist for the Poetry Award, 42 Miles Press (2014)

Semi-finalist for the Chapbook Prize, Cutbank Literary Journal (2014)

 

PROSE

Honorable Mention for the Annual Fiction Prize, Gulf Coast Journal (2013)

Honorable Mention for the Annual Fiction Prize, Bellevue Literary Review (2013)

 

LITERARY READINGS & PERFORMANCES

 

2015

Union Theological Seminary   |   New York, NY   |   Collaborative Performance with Tica Douglas

Troost   |   Brooklyn, NY   |   Collaborative performance with Matthew Lusk & The FDR Sound System

Berl's Brooklyn Poetry Shop   |   Brooklyn, NY   |   Group reading with Dawn Lundy Martin, Abraham Smith, and Nathan Parker

Picasso Machinery   |   Brooklyn, NY   |   Group variety show with Elissa Alvarez, Algis Kizys, Lynn Wright, Matthew Lusk, and Carter Thornton

Story Booth   |   Memphis, TN   |   Impossible Languages Reading Series with Heidi Lynn Staples, PJ Williams, and Ruth Baumann

Old Alabama Town   |   Montgomery, AL   |   10th Annual Alabama Book Festival

Desert Island Supply Co.   |   Birmingham, AL   |   Nitty Gritty Reading Series

The Grocery   |   Northport, AL   |   Ecstatic Funeral: An MFA Thesis Performance & Exhibit by Ashley Chambers

Green Bar   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   "The Pen is Mightier 2," Pink Box Burlesque Collaboration

Green Bar   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   Pure Products Reading Series with Abraham Smith and Jessica Lee Richardson

Green Bar   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   Triple Tongue, collaborative performance, sponsored by the Maubilans Art Collective

 

2014

Sella-Granata Gallery   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   "Exquisite Buoyancies: A Sonography," sponsored by the MFA Reading Series at UA

Out of the Blue Gallery   |   Boston, MA   |   Seattle Review Poetry Reading with Henry Finch

The Hildegarden   |   Portland, ME   |   "Exquisite Buoyancies: A Sonography," sponsored by the Tinder Hearth Reading Series

Above the Picture Framing Shop   |   Chicago, IL   |   "An Evening of Crescendo," sponsored by the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)

Grace Aberdeen Habitat Alchemy   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   "The Wild Suffer," sponsored by the Slash Pine Poetry Festival

Tuscaloosa Country Club   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   | "The Clumsy Women Creepeth Forward," collaborative performance with Katy Rossing, sponsored by the Maubilans Art Collective

 

2013

Jemison Mansion   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   "The People I Make," sponsored by the MFA Reading Series at UA

Nisus Gallery   |   Portland, OR   |   "Body Conference Press," Solo Letterpress Exhibition and Poetry Reading

 

2012

Green Bar   |   Tuscaloosa, AL   |   "Men Who Drown," sponsored by the MFA Reading Series at UA