Women Speak Art & Poetry Book Now Available for Purchase

The beautiful companion coffeetable book for the Women Speak ekphrastic exhibit is now available for purchase at artist Nancy Smith’s website. It’s a large, glossy, full color paperback featuring Nancy Smith’s spectacular paintings paired with poetry and prose by various female writers, including myself. My poem, “Night Garden,” is on page 23.

Poetry in Barnhouse Now Available

The inaugural issue of Barnhouse is now available. The first issue includes “Give the Bard a Hep A Shot,” my poem about the 2018 Hepatitis A outbreak in West Virginia.


“Give the Bard a Hep A Shot” is part of my series on life as a poet in Appalachia. The previous poem in the series, “Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot,” was published by Barzakh. Both poems will be in my forthcoming debut collection (more details tba).

Poetry in Emerging Poets Anthology Now Available

My ode to West Virginia poem, “Country Roads,” is included in the new America’s Emerging Poets 2018: Southeast Region Anthology.


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Poetry in Crack the Spine Anthology Now Available!

Crack the Spine just published their first themed print anthology, Routine. I’m honored to have my PTSD poem, “Driftwood,” included in such a lovely book. The anthology is now available for purchase on Amazon.