Published work

"In the Garden" will appear in a forthcoming issue of Another Chicago Magazine.

"The Rest of Us" appeared in the Vol. 50 Issue 2 of The Laurel Review.

"Residue" and "Measuring Pressure: Black Ice in a Red Car" appeared in Issue 35 (Winter 2018) issue of After Hours.

"Drawing (Out) the Poem" appeared in issue 6.3 (Winter 2018) of Storm Cellar.

"Cleaning out the Car" appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of Stoneboat.

"Mango" appeared in the 30th anniversary 2017 issue of Columbia Poetry Review.

"To Dust" appeared in the "Ink & White Space" issue (vol. 40, issue 3) of Pilgrimage, spring 2017. Watch a video of "To Dust".

"Cycle" appeared in Zone 3, Fall 2015.

"Saving What Is Lost in Translation" appeared in Chronogram, June 2007.

Seven poems appeared in Subsystence, 2005.

"Asthma" appeared in No East, 2003.

Chapbook "Uttanasana" published by StillBlackWater Press, June 1998.

Three poems appeared in Montage Literary Arts Journal, Spring 1997.


Visual poetry

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 with photographs in No East, 2003 -- mirrored on me3dia.


Writing about poetry

Hybridity beyond written forms: Integrating text and art.

Bridging the Gap Between Musical and Poetic Passions blog post for Inverted Syntax.

The Art of Resistance blog post for Inverted Syntax on creativity, politics, and the importance of making things in telling our stories and empathizing with others.




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

Showed and performed my "Trans(ubstantiation)" poembox at Leon Gallery talent show, May 2018.

Performed an original piece with Stratus Chamber Orchestra, written for collaboration on the "Dreams and Aspirations" concert in February, 2018 (watch a video or listen to a recording of the performance).

Alice Maxine Bowie Fellowship closing reading at Lighthouse, December 2017 (listen to a recording in aiff).

Reading at Grand Lake, Colorado, July 2017.

Reading at LitFest, Denver, June 2017.

Poetry reading at Lighthouse, Denver, October 2016 (listen to a recording in aiff).

Gapers Block reading, June 2003.

Poetry reading for release of Uttanasana chapbook with StillBlackWater Press, Ann Arbor, June 1998.

Poetry reading at "For Your Head" rave, Champaign-Urbana, July 1998.