"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

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

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

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

"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.   

"Sandy Speaks" --Rattle

"Magic" --Word Riot 

"The Spot in Antioch" & "First Pink Drink" --Tinderbox Poetry Journal

 "After Agon" & "In the Middle of Things" --Eleven Eleven Literary Journal

"Right Now" --winner of Fogged Clarity's Inauguration Poetry Contest



"Nashville" --The New Yorker

"The First Black Bachelorette" --Kenyon Review (forthcoming)

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

"Dead Bug" & "First Tree, at Church Camp" --Iron Horse Literary Review

"Self Portrait as First Kiss" --Indiana Review

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

"Eve of Janus Debutante Ball" --Sewanee Review

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

"Conversation with Phillis Wheatley 1" & "After Amistad--Grist Journal

"A Blue Note for Father's Day" --Southern Indiana Review

Read, "The Frequency of Goodnight"  --Best New Poets 2015, guest judge: Tracy K. Smith

Read, "Equilibrium" --2015 Rattle Poetry Prize winner 

Read, "Particle Fever" --Crab Orchard Review

Native Magazine --read poems here (feature starts on page 33)

 "My Apology" --Nashville Arts Magazine

"The Ayes Have It" --Raven Chronicles, Volume 19: Race-Under Our Skin 

"Aerie" --Motif: V3, all the livelong day, Motes Books