Category Archives: New Poems

Two Sonnets in Faultline

I’m so pleased to have two new sonnets in the latest issue of Faultline. Thanks to the editors for including them! One recalls the victory garden at Civic Center in San Francisco, circa 2008. The other ruminates on the history of SF’s … Continue reading

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Pleasure or Business?

And I answer, “No. I’m in Poland for the poetry.” But over beers in a basement filled with blue shadows caught on the crumbling brick baleen of the wall, strangers keep claiming, “I’m related to you.” […] You can read … Continue reading

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“Immigrant Alembic” in North American Review

It seems only fitting that my poem about the “American norm” would be published by the North American Review, the oldest literary magazine in the United States. Along with my sonnet “Immigrant Alembic,” which thinks about American identity as a process … Continue reading

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A Poem and an Interview

I’m so happy to have my poem “Sublet, Pay-Later System,” which touches on issue of housing and identity theft, in the latest issue of Subtropics. Thank you to Ange Mlinko for publishing it and to Stephanie Maniaci for the wonderful conversation that … Continue reading

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“For the self / needs to be taken to the core now / and then…”

…needs the world to be a little dirty and dark, below the surface, steeped in cheap vodka, breath reeking, voice slurring names over a broken intercom that garbles human speech, reducing to hum places you could go but don’t. You … Continue reading

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New Poem in Poetry Magazine

I’m absolutely thrilled to have my poem “The Invention of the Interstate System” in the January issue of Poetry magazine. It’s a dream come true! And check out their new design, including a fold-out page featuring the work of none … Continue reading

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Two Sonnets in Memorious

One last publication to usher in the new year! The latest issue of the wonderful online journal Memorious includes two sonnets that I wrote about different experiences of miscarriage. After I went through one myself, I was stunned by how many women … Continue reading

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“Memory Loss” in Gulf Coast

So happy to have a new poem in Gulf Coast! And how fitting that a poem about memory loss brings me back to my alma mater.   

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Sonnet in Prairie Schooner

I have another new sonnet, “Assist,” in the latest issue of Prairie Schooner—adorned with this great artwork on the cover! Glad to be in the same pages as Valzhyna Mort, Jacque Rancourt, Bruce Bond, and so many other great friends and … Continue reading

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New Elegy in the Birmingham Poetry Review

People Bring Us Flowers too many white flowers, as if the soul requires a veil of pure substance it never had the need to form in life, or we must have the underbelly of so many briars to hide like … Continue reading

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