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Poetry in New Issue of Still

My poem, “Baptism by Fire,” about the 2014 Elk River, WV Chemical Spill/Water Crisis is in the Open Histories Poetry Sampler in the new issue of Still. The poem is included in my debut poetry collection, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, which you can pre-order directly from my publisher,


Poetry Featured in Cento Challenge

A line from my poem “Shadowbox,” originally published in The Hellebore, is part of this month’s Cento Challenge. Every day a line from a different poem is posted, then at the end of month all the lines are assembled into a cento.

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Poetry in The Travelin’ Appalachians Revue Zine

The Travelin’ Appalachians Revue will perform at Taylor Books in Charleston, WV next Monday, June 24th as part of Festivall. I’m beyond excited that my poem, “The Old Toot-N-Tellem,” will be in included in TAR’s 2019 zine, which will be available at the Taylor Books Festivall event and all TAR’s other summer tour dates:



The poem is about the loss of a beloved community landmark in the 2016 WV floods, so I’m very glad it will be in a local publication. The poem will also be in my forthcoming book, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot, which will be released in September. More details on that later.


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