Selected Publications


"Tiana Clark Reads Natasha Trethewey" --The New Yorker Poetry Podcast


"PCOS. POC. Poetry. & Pilates" --Lenny Letter


"Nashville" --The New Yorker

"Tim" --Fronter Poetry Open Award

"Rituals" --New England Review

"Virtue Signaling: Wisconsin" --Los Angeles Review

"800 Days: Libation" -- Poem-a-Day on July 20, 2017, by the Academy of American Poets.

"Soil Horizon" --2016 Academy of American Poets Vanderbilt University Prize, selected by T.R. Hummer.

"Bear Witness" --Thrush

 "BBHMM" & "Dutchman in Reverse" --The Journal

"Midnight to 3 A.M." --BOAAT Journal

 "Ways to be Saved" --The Rumpus

"Where the Fired Body is Porous" -- Grist Journal Online 

"Cottonmouth," "I Started Praying for You," and "Mother Driving Away after Christmas" --American Poetry Review

"Self Portrait as First Kiss" --Indiana Review

"A Psalm for the One" --The Adroit Journal

"After Orpheus" & "After Apollo" --The Arkansas International

"Equilibrium" --2015 Rattle Poetry Prize winner 

"Conversation with Phillis Wheatley 2" -- The Blueshift Journal

"BNA to LAX"  --The Offing

"How to Find the Center of a Circle" & "Broken Ghazal for Walter Scott" --Muzzle Magazine

"Cross/Bite" & "Hair Relaxer: an Origin Story" --HEArt Online Journal, Let Me Love Me issue, guest edited by Fatimah Asghar.   


"The First Black Bachelorette" --Kenyon Review

"The Hardest Part of the Human Body" --Gulf Coast

"My Therapist Wants to Know About My Relationship to Work" --Poetry Magazine

"The Permission Slip of Nina Simone" --Oxford American (essay)