Recent Publications

Anthologized Works

“Swampwater Baptism” and “Dispatch from the Florida Parishes.” Southern Ecology: An Anthology of Literature and the Environment. J. Bruce Fuller, ed. Yellow Flag Press, forthcoming 2019.

“Blue Balls” Nasty Women. Julie Cane and Grace Bauer eds. Lost Horse Press, 2017.

“Pantoum of the Endless Hurricane Debris,” “Hurricane Party,” and “Ode to the Pelican.” The Gulf Stream: Poems of the Gulf Coast. Jeff Newberry and Brent House eds. Snake Nation Press, 2013. pp. 135-139.

“The Zydeco Tablet.” Villanelles: Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets. Annie Finch and Marie-Elizabeth Mali eds. Knopf, 2012, p. 142.

“Stupid Praise” and “Praying with Strangers.” Improbable Worlds: An Anthology of Texas and Louisiana Poets. Martha Serpas ed. Mutabilis Press, Houston, 2012 pp. 65-67.

Louisiana Poets. Martha Serpas ed. Mutabilis Press, Houston, 2012 pp. 65-67.

“Homewrecker.” A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. Stacey Lynn Brown and Oliver de la Paz, eds. University of Akron Press 2012. pp. 352-3.

“Ode to Contractors Possessing Various Levels of Expertise.” Breathe: 100 Contemporary Odes. Ryan G. Van Cleave and Chad Prevost, eds. C & R Press 2009, pp. 145-146.

“Talk to the Hand.” The Bedside Guide to the No Tell Motel. Reb Livingston and Molly Arden, eds. No Tell Books 2007. p. 31.

“Owl with No Address.” Poetry Daily September 16, 2016.

“My Daguerreotype Boyfriend”  Poetry Daily. September 24, 2015.

Poems in Journals (Selected)

“Our Lady on the Half Shell” The Cincinnati Review, vol. 14, no. 2, Winter 2018, p. 46. 2017

“Feast Days.” Image, No. 93, October 2017, pp. 1-9.

“Our Lady of the Flood.” The Southern Review, vol. 53, no. 3, Summer 2017, p. 339.

“Dumptrucks Hauling Red Clay Southward.” Radar, no. 14, Spring 2017,

“Reluctant Saint,” “Round the Clock Blues,” and “Soliloquy against a Kudzu Backdrop.” Diode, vol. 10, no. 2, Spring 2017

“Excising a Memorial to the Confederate General Robert E. Lee,” “Rituals for Serving Ambrosia,” and “Patron Saint of Factoids.” Queen of Cups no. 47, April 5, 2017.

“Poem Folded into a Boat and Offered to the Bogue Falaya.” The Southern Review, vol. 52, no. 3, Summer 2016, p. 447.

“Litany of Bridges.” Parcel, vol. 12, no. 2, Spring 2016, pp. 65-6.

“Hot Sauce Shrine” and “The Doomsday Prepper’s Villanelle.” The Cincinnati Review,  vol. 13, no. 1, Summer 2016, pp. 73-75.

“Ode to New Construction on a Meth Lab Burial Ground” and “To the Recruitment Office of the West St. Tammany KKK.” Tinderbox, vol. 3, no. 1, Spring 2016,