Forthcoming Poems: 2017-2018
"How a Woman Uses the Wind"
"In the Months After We Come Home From
the Hospital Empty-Handed"
"Anniversary with Yellow Iris"
"Reconstructing the Saints"
"Manner of Death"
"Praise for the Natural World"
"Letter to My Future [Ex]"
"In the Alcoholic's Apartment, A Time Machine"
"Unsigned Letter to My Stillborn Daughter Nine
Years Later"
"Notes on Inheritance"
"On Nights When I'm Visited By My Daughter"
"If I Had Given Her Just One Bottle, She Would
Still Be Alive"
"In the Third Trimester, They Can't Find a Heartbeat"
"In the Country Of"
"Ides of March"
"In Our Mother's House"
"Matrimony as Indefensible Human Experiment"
"Palliative Care"
"In the Kingdom of Disappearing Things"
"The Wife as Scarecrow"
"When a Mother is Not the Wind, But the Window"
"Last Will; Stage 4c"
"Litany of When"
"It's Possible Sex is Elegy"
"I Remember, I Remember"
"Torii Field"
"(I Refuse to Pray)"
"Instructions for Resurrection [of our marriage, if nothing else]"
"A World Inside a World"


Winner of the National Poetry Series Competition (University of Georgia Press, 2017) 

Semifinalist for the Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize for Women and the Philip Levine Poetry Prize (2016)

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Second ms: West of the Dead
Finalist for Four Way Books' Levis Prize (2017)
Semifinalist for Crab Orchard Series' Open Competition (2017)

Third ms: Smaller Ghosts
Semifinalist for the Philip Levine Poetry Prize (2017)

What Bodies Have I Moved (Madhouse Press, 2018)

Winner: South Atlantic Modern Language Association Award (2017)

Winner: Sycamore Review's Wabash Prize for "Hunger (or the last of the daughter-hymns)" (Spring 2017)

Winner: Water~stone Review's Jane Kenyon Poetry Prize for "Aftermath" (2017)

Finalist: Radar Poetry's Coniston Prize-
5 Poems (Fall 2017)

Finalist: Phoebe Journal's Greg Grummer Poetry Award for "Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder" (Spring 2017)

Winner: Southeast Review's Gearhart Poetry Prize for "The Girl in the River" (Fall 2016)

Finalist: Southern Humanities Review's Witness Prize for "Near Narajiv Selo"(Fall 2016)

Runner-up: Arcadia's Dead Bison Editor's Prize for "Traveling Through Tennessee
in January" (Fall 2016)

Finalist: Phoebe Journal's Greg Grummer Poetry Award for "The Year Between Storms" (Spring 2016)
*Also nominated for Best of the Net

Finalist: Crab Orchard Review's Student Awards for "Why I Leave" and "Song from a Drowning City (Legato)" (Spring 2016)

Pushcart nominee (2016): 
"Last Night I Knew Myself"
"The Roger's Pass Sheds"

Pushcart Nominee (2017)
"Ghost Walk After the Resurrection"
"Hillsborough County Aubade"
"Aubade in Which I Speak to My Estranged Mother"
"Hnyla Lypa River Testimony"
"Narrow Gauge Railyard: In Reverse"
"Leaving Rohatyn"
"Dearest God of Exiles"