Forthcoming in Rattle: "In the Checkout Line at Rite Aid," [anticipated pub date: March 2022]
table/FEAST: "Tender" and "The Apple-Polisher" [forthcoming in issue #1 December, 2021]
Autumn Sky Poetry Daily: "As Much as an Agnostic Can Pray"
Writing in a Woman's Voice: "After Twenty Years, We Stop Giving Each Other Cards"
Autumn Sky Poetry Daily: "What to Expect: The Teen-Age Years"
Pratik: "Secret Favorite"
Your Daily Poem: "Go On, Stay"
Headline Poetry: "The Escape"
Quaranzine issue 15: "Measures," "Love in the Time of Covid," and "Elegy for the Beloved Stranger"
MockingHeart Review: "Match" (nominated for a Pushcart prize), "The Fly Implores You to Attend to Your Life,"
and "Wake, Butterfly, It's Late"
West Trestle Review: "Reading Miller's Essay 'On Tragedy and the Common Man'
the Night before Reading the Radiologist's Report"
So to Speak: A Feminist Journal of Language and Art: "Miss Carriage" won the annual poetry contest, judged by Arielle Greenberg.
"Taking My Time" was a Top 10 finalist on the Poetic Asides PAD challenge in 2014 and
appears in the CavanKerry Press anthology, Places We Return To.
Verse Daily: "What It's Like To Be A Girl"
Hartskill Review: "Patient Survey"
PoetryMagazine.com: "How I Came into the Body," "We Set Sail for the Margins,"
"Snowstorm, What She Knows," "Since You Insist," and "Soliloquay"
Contrary: "Grace" and "Falling In, Falling Out"
The Quotable Lit, Desire/Issue 15: "Reciprocity"
The Nervous Breakdown: "the problem with Desire"
Truck: "Not Knowing Where This May Lead, Blue Horse Lets Them In"
No Tell Motel: "Only the Pots Know the Boiling Points of their Broths," "Over the Hills and Far Away,"
"There's a whole in the bucket, dear Liza," "Jam in the Doorjamb," and "Warning!"
Wicked Alice: "What Its Like to Be a Girl," "Command & Control," and "An Arrangement, an Iridescence, a Letting Go and Down"
Crab Creek Review: "Greed" was a finalist in their annual poetry contest, judged by Aimee Nezhukumatathil.
Umbrella: "Caution Please Do Not Try to Turn the Head Forcefully by Hand!," "The Mum Bell,"
"Seven Floors Up to the Kitchen of the Soul"
Umbrella: "Still Life with Interior," "Seated Nude 1," "Blonde Nude
Umbrella:"Civil Fruit," "False Fruit," "Dreaming the Fruited Damson Tree," and "Fructus Industriales"
Shark Reef: "Variations on a Theme" NEW! January 2022
Shark Reef: "Iterations of Loss" (Nominated for a Pushcart Prize)
Lady/Liberty/Lit: "Rethinking Mrs. Robinson in the #MeToo Moment"
The Manifest-Station: "Life After Death"
Salon.com: "What We Tell Our Sons about Rape"
Zocalo Public Square: "Can Books Build Community?"
Magazines & Newspapers
Flea Market Decor: "Brad Keeler's Legacy"
The Press-Enterprise: "Dear Santa"
The Press-Enterprise: On "Occasional Poems"
The Press-Enterprise: "The Books of My Childhood"
The Press-Enterprise: "Riverside Women Strategize on Creating Change"
The Press-Enterprise: "Taking Writing to the Street to Reach Area's Homeless"
The Press-Enterprise: "Here's Why It's Important for Writers to Promote Their Own Books"
Several articles also appeared in Inland Empire Magazine.
Interviews online & elsewhere
This Choice, with Ren Powell
Book reviews online & elsewhere
Links to Recent Virtual Event Recordings
Poemeleon at The Review Review.
Photo taken after a Zoom launch reading for The Plague Papers, a special e-anthology guest edited by Robbi Nester. Background image from an NPR piece about penguins visiting a museum during the pandemic, which served as inspiration for "Field Day"
Cover art for Seven Floors Up, My Skies of Small Horses, The Body at a Loss courtesy of Julie Heffernan.
Cover art for The Body, Like Bread courtesy of Lavina Blossom.
All three Dancing Girl Press chapbook covers courtesy of the author's sister, Amy Payne, including all illustrations for what Desire makes of us.
Slow Unravelling of Living Ghosts cover art and illustrations by Steve "Lu" Lossing.