My ekphrastic poem, "For Want of an Ark," is the first collaborative work published in the new "Call & Response" series by the Looking at Appalachia photography project, which has been featured in The New York Times and National Geographic. My poem was inspired by my own experience in the "1,000-year flood" of Elk River... Continue Reading →
I am so excited to have my poem, "Ism," accepted for publication in So It Goes, the literary journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library. The poem will be included in the 2018 "Lonesome No More!" edition of So It Goes. I've also been invited to read the poem at the museum for during... Continue Reading →
My poems, "Seafarers" and "The Parting Glass," are now online at John Hopkin University's digital archive, Project Muse. Originally published in Appalachian Heritage, the poems are about connections between Ireland and West Virginia.
My 8-part poetic sequence on sexual assault and domestic violence, "House of Horrors," is now up at Queen Mob's Teahouse. If you have been affected by sexual assault, you are not alone. RAINN provides free, confidential support (by web chat or phone) 24/7 at online.rainn.org.