"Dreams and Aspirations Ritual for Orchestral Collaboration" essay will appear in Trembling Pillow Press’s Esoteric Anthology (Spring, 2019).
"How to Talk About Trauma" and "Not to Describe but to Embody" will appear in a forthcoming issue of Inverted Syntax.
"In the Garden" will appear in a forthcoming issue of Another Chicago Magazine.
"A Holiday is a Point on a Calendar, Which is a Cycle" appeared in Issue 47 of Rogue Agent Journal.
Seven poems appeared in Subsystence Magazine(defunct), 2005.
"Asthma" appeared in No East Magazine (defunct), 2003.
"Uttanasana" chapbook published by StillBlackWater Press, June 1998.
Three poems appeared in Montage Literary Arts Journal, Spring 1997.
Awards, positions, and fellowships
Associate Editor, Inverted Syntax (2018-present).
Winner, Pilgrimage Press’s Tarantula Prize for Poetry (2018).
Inverted Syntax retreat (2018).
Alice Maxine Bowie Fellowship, Lighthouse Writers Workshop (2016-2017).
Grand Lake Writing Retreat, funded (2017).
Poembox project, 2016-present.
A poembox appeared in an exhibition when Claudia Rankine lectured on her book Citizen: An American Lyric in Denver, November, 2017.
Multi-media poem "Helicopters" appeared in Subsystence, 2005.
Three "El Haiku" appeared paired with photographs in No East, 2003: mirrored on me3dia.
Writing about writing
Writing into Yourself: Identity through Practice (November 2018)
A Record of an Inverted Retreat (October 2018)
Use Your Day Job to Fuel Your Creativity (August 2018)
Hybridity beyond written forms: Integrating text and art (August 2018)
The Art of Resistance (July 2018)
Taught an assemblage workshop on making poemboxes at Redline, in conjunction with Denver Talks, enabled by Lighthouse Writers Workshop, the City & County of Denver, and the NEA Big Read, 2017; read a writeup of a class.
Talk on "Organizing Your Poetry: Process and Practice" given at Lighthouse, April 2017. More here.
Readings & performances
***Upcoming*** Stain’d reading for the Blood Issue, March 3, 2019, 5pm, Whitter Cafe.
Performed/Read poems for The Big Schmoo(z) with .off, at Ubi Sububi (under Thin Man), Denver, CO, February 2019.
Showed and performed my "Trans(ubstantiation)" poembox at Leon Gallery talent show, Denver, CO, May 2018.
Performed an original piece with Stratus Chamber Orchestra, written for collaboration on the "Dreams and Aspirations" concert in Denver, CO, February, 2018 (watch a video or listen to a recording of the performance).
Alice Maxine Bowie Fellowship closing reading at Lighthouse, Denver, CO, December 2017 (listen to a recording in aiff).
Reading at Grand Lake, CO, July 2017.
Reading at LitFest, Denver, CO, June 2017.
Poetry reading at Lighthouse, Denver, CO, October 2016 (listen to a recording in aiff).
Gapers Block reading, Chicago, IL, June 2003.
Poetry reading for release of Uttanasana chapbook with StillBlackWater Press, Ann Arbor, MI, June 1998.
Poetry reading at "For Your Head" rave, Champaign-Urbana, IL, July 1998.