Publications

Books

Love Lessons from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 2015, Dancing Girl Press

Anthologies

No Tender Fences (anthology to raise money for RAICES), Gumroad Press: 2019, “Communion.”

Full: an anthology of moon poems2016, “Love Lesson #2014 from Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes & Shifts in Los Angeles (anthology) April 2016, “Guests in a Guileless Land” and “When a Sonnet Loses Track of the Seasons”

The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss (anthology) March 2014, “Acts of God”

Drawn to Marvel: Poems from the Comic Book (anthology) February 2014, “Love Lesson #24 from Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

 

Journals

Poetry

Verse-Virtual Pandemic Poems Special Issue (April 2020), “Taking Stock” and “What’s Sacred”

Rise Up Review (Spring 2020), “Remember when we were all so relieved that 2016 was over?”

IMMPrint (December 6, 2019), “What I Learned When I Visited Adelanto” (originally published in Writer’s Resist, June 13, 2019)

Enclave’s #FinalPoem Series, October 30, 2019, “Late September 2001 Rorschach Test”

Lady/Liberty/Lit (April 26, 2019), “Good Friday” &  (November 20, 2019), “Tonight I want to say something wonderful for the Whistleblowers”

Santa Barbara Literary Journal (Vol. 2, 2018), “Still Life” and “yoga for the too much alone”

Tipton Poetry Journal (Issue 29, Fall 2018), “Kitchen Closed” and “Exorcism of My Father”

Citron Review (Spring 2018):  “Bumbling Through” and “If I Were the Daughter of My Mother and Wim Wenders

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics, (Vol 5, No 6 (2017)), “Why I Lied When My Sister Asked Me What Was Wrong”

Lady/Liberty/Lit (June 2, 2017), “When the Sun Rises Too Early,” and “Heritage:  (archaic) n. a special or individual possession”

Angels Flight Literary West (March 12, 2017), “Love Lesson #479 from Buffy the Vampire Slayer,”  “Buffy Goes to Confession,” and “Exorcism of Mom”

Snapdragon:A Journal of Art & Healing (Winter 2016, Vol. 2, No.4), “How I Became American”

Snapdragon:A Journal of Art & Healing (Summer 2016, Vol. 2, No. 2), “Exorcism of Mom”

Flash Flash Click (January 5, 2016), “DIY Guide to Giving In”

TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poetics, (Vol. 3, Iss. 6, 2015), “The Reminder” (nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize)   

The Plot (August 3, 2015), “Dis/Possession”

Tipton Poetry Journal (Issue 27: Spring 2015), “Joy in the Un/Making”

Sundress Blog, “The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed” featured poet, March 16-22, 2015.

A cappella Zoo (Issue 12: Spring 2014), “Love Lesson #2014 from Buffy the Vampire Slayer”

Antiphon (Issue 11, Spring 2014), “I never asked you for an heirloom”

Ghost Town Literary Magazine (Issue 6, June 2014), “The Wake” and “How the Marlboro Man Stole My Heart”

Verse Wisconsin (Fall 2013):  “Sometimes I Feel Eternal”  (includes audio)

The Mom Egg(Vol. 11: Mother Tongue , April 2013): “Ghazal (Kedves Anyuka/Dear Mom)”

Eclipse (2013):  “The Confessional”

Two Hawks Quarterly (Spring 2012):  “Once She Determines Her Life Should By Foldable” and “Resistance”

Compass Rose (Volume XII 2012): “Communion”

Askew (Issue 12, May 2012):  “The Elephant of Death”

Tidal Basin Review (Spring 2011):  “How to Disperse Three Brothers Over Three Continents”

Writers at Work Poem of the Month (02/2011):  “The Stand-In”

The Provo Orem Word (11/2010): “Tonight I want to Say Something Wonderful about Cassandra”

The Splinter Generation (10/2010):  “Ghazal (Left Behind)”

Cobalt Cafe Poetry Broadsides Series (10/2010): “Where I Miss You Most”

Artillery Magazine (July/Aug 2010) “Against Leafblowers”

Poets for Living Waters, (2010) “‘Spill of National Significance’ Declared Over Gulf Oil Spill”

Citron Review (09/2009):  “Blink,” and “Puerto Sagua, Collins Drive, South Beach Miami”

poeticdiversity (08/2009 and 12/2009):  “Vows” (nominated for inclusion in The Best of the Web Series 2011), “Linguistics,” and “Ghazal (In the Moment)”

Essays

Roof Clearing” Ruminate, March 7, 2019

“Those Who Can Teach … And Strike,” Cultural Weekly, January 25, 2019

“Funding Libraries is the Way to Beat ‘Fake News’,” Entropy, January 22, 2018

“Stepping Out of the Binary,” Entropy, February 27, 2017

“Finding the Power in Submission,” Women Who Submit, July 6, 2016

“Open Access Metadata for Journals in Directory of Open Access Journals: Who, How, and What Scheme?” iSchool Student Research Journal, Spring 2016

“Search Strategy Instruction: Shifting From Baby Bird Syndrome to Curious Cat Critical Thinking,” Knowledge Quest, 44.4 (Mar/Apr 2016): 48-53.

“Being Alone Does Not Make Me Inferior,” Role Reboot, January 10, 2014

“Writing-Related Top Five,” Matter Press Blog, May 2013

“Face,” Annotation Nation Poetry, August 2012

“Waiting for the King of Spain,” Annotation Nation Poetry, May 2012

“Hoodwinked,” Annotation Nation Poetry,  January 2012

“Women’s Bodies: Science vs. Religion,” The Human Prospect, Aug/Sept 2011

Book Reviews

“Mr. West by Sara Blake,” Tupelo Quarterly (10/29/2016)

“Book Review:  Gold Passage by Iris Jamahl Dunkle,” The Mom Egg (06/15/2014)

Vow by Kristina Marie Darling”, The Rumpus (04/19/2014)

“Trapline by Caroline Goodwin”, The Rumpus (03/01/2014)

“The Silence of Doorways by Sharon Venezio”, The Rumpus (10/12/2013)

“A Review of Sharon Dolin’s Whirlwind,” The Mom Egg (05/21/2013)