Poetry & Prose

PUBLISHED

On that one-way trip to Mars” poetry collection from Bottlecap Press, May 6, 2016

“Ilana and the science experiment” in Crack the Spine, Jan. 5, 2017

Application to NASA,” “I am rotting log of wood,” and “Harriet Tubman was disabled” in Noble/Gas Quarterly, Dec. 23, 2016

“The martian comes to me” in Calamus Journal, December 2, 2016

“How to feel beautiful” in The Deaf Poets Society, October 5, 2016

“Wonder Women” in Paper DartsSeptember 29, 2016

“As we ran in the backyard” in Wordgathering, September 5, 2016

“Ode to my physical therapist” in Words Dance, August 16, 2016

“Something happened on the day he died” in Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing, June 11, 2016

“Voyager I lands” and “Voyager II lands” in Alien Mouth, May 26, 2016

On that one-way trip to Mars” in River Poets Journal: Signature Poems special edition, May 17, 2016

Body remembers” in The Fem, May 11, 2016

Poems in The Human Touch Journal, May 2016

Forecast: 4015” in Nebula Rift, April 22, 2016

Aging with the solar system” in Black Heart Magazine, April 17, 2016

Skeleton Sheriff” in Moonsick Magazine, March 1, 2016

&Emma” in Temptation Magazine, January 25, 2016

“Forecast: 2085” and “Magruder Park Underwater” in OMNI Reboot, January 24, 2016

Duo-13-trip” in Dear Robot: An Anthology of Epistolary Science Fiction, edited by Kelly Jacobson, December 2015

“Crumb-sized” in BODIES issue of Cactus Heart, December 2015

“Cemetario General” and “Wind chimes” in Cacti Fur, December 2, 2015

A space poem in PALEBLUE: art and sounds from the Milky Way, edited by Lindsay Cahill, September 11, 2015

“On that one-way trip to Mars” and “Star searcher” Crab Fat, August 23, 2015

A collection of space poems in The Syzygy Poetry Journal, August 8, 2015

Káktos” in PLANTS issue of jaffatelaqlam: a haven for middle eastern writers & artists, July 18, 2015

On it” in Straight Forward Poetry, June 29, 2015

“Futaba,” “The clocks in their homes,” and “Preserved in Alienation” in Words Fly Away poems for Fukushima, edited by Holly Harwood, Green Wind Press, September 2014
A joint project by the Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Social Justice Committee, Fukushima Response Bay Area and Fukushima Poetry Anthology.

Short Sisters” in Medical Literary Messenger, May 29, 2014
An artistic collaboration between my sister and me, exploring Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia (SED), a bone condition we’ve had since birth. SED causes a variety of issues, including short stature, scoliosis, chronic joint pain, neck instability, collagen deficiency and retinal detachment. We combined poetry and photography to provide a portrait of how SED affects the body and how the condition presents itself differently, even in sisters. The included poems are: “Short curve,” “Growth chart,” “Human growth,” “Cervical instability,” and “Scoliosis.”

Short curve” in The Little Patuxent Review, January 25, 2014

Buffalo 3” in Lines+Stars, December 2013

Buffalo 4 The blizzard of ’77” in Stylus, 2013

FORTHCOMING

“Wonder Women” and “Forecast: 2035” in Paper Darts

“It should be called womenstruate” and “On it II” in Wicked Banshee Press

AWARDS & PANELS

Panelist on “Not Invisible: Editors of Literary Journals Speak Out on Disability and Building Inclusive Writing Communities” AWP, 2017

Reader for 10th annual Split This Rock poetry contest, 2016

“The Geography of Writing: Writing Where We Know” panel at Western Maryland Independent Lit Festival, 2016

“Physical Bodies and Poetic Bones” panel at Split This Rock’s poetry festival, 2016

“The Place Between Us” won the “Stephen Patrick Morrissey Award for Writing Totally Depressing Shit” from Mortified podcast’s Tournament of Awkward Teen Poetry

“On that one-way trip to Mars” chapbook was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Dogfish Head Poetry Prize

First Place in the Jiménez-Porter Literary Prize Poetry Contest for “An invisible middle”
“The poem captures a very intense moment of choice and gradually peels back the occasion’s emotional layers—moving beneath the obvious tension, to show how there are even beloved things that must be abandoned in leaving a place of deep suffering. The poem also finds ways to make the ideas of separation and demarcation tactile by grounding them in human interaction and human memory.”
—Kyle Dargan, poetry judge for Litfest 2013

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