Five on the Fifth
High Side (short story)

Escape Into Life
Four poems

After the Pause

Mezzo Cammin
~ Pierce & Brand: A Sideshow Diptych (heroic crown of sonnets)
~ The Sword Swallower Meets the Tattooed Lady
~ Unraveling

Split Lip
~ Crescent City Love Song
~ The Tattooed Lady Answers the Marks

The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
~ A man who should know better says, Write a poem about me.

Sundog Lit
~ Cowboy (The Tattooed Lady Window Shops)
Finalist for the 2013 Best of the Net Awards

Barely South Review
~ At the Corner of February

~ To the Sword Swallower c/o Pierce & Brand’s World of Dangerous Wonders

Vinyl Poetry
~ How to Be the Sole Woman Working in a Tattoo Shop
~ How to Be a Soft Place to Land

~ How to Cook Alone
~ The Right Light Makes All the Difference

The Collagist
~ The Sword Swallower’s Mother Speaks

~ Processional
Nominated for a 2012 Pushcart Prize

~ Hunting
~ Sawdust Glossolalia

~ Sanctuary
~ Watching the Sword Swallower
“Watching the Sword Swallower” also appears in the Muzzle “Best of the First Year” print issue

Arsenic Lobster
~ For Franz Marc on the Occasion of His Thirty-Sixth Birthday
~ To the Cancer My Mother Does Not Have
Both poems also appear in the Arsenic Lobster 2011 print anthology

Foundling Review
~ Airport Elegy

Short, Fast, and Deadly
~ Reconciliation

The Orange Room Review
~ Blindsided



The Dead Animal Handbook
Swallow, Ducklings, Sugar Bowl

Uncommon Core: Contemporary Poems for Learning and Living
~ Anatomy of a Downward Spiral
~ Drift
~ Meditation

Bop Dead City
~ Reunion

The Sword Swallower’s First Time

A Sudden Blow
Winner of the 2012 Pocataligo Poetry Prize

Southern Indiana Review
Kissing the Fire Eater

Midwestern Gothic
Migration (The Tattooed Lady Returns)

Ballard Street Poetry Journal
Uterus, Broken
Nominated for a 2013 Pushcart Prize

Iron Horse Literary Review
Still Life with Diner and Dog
Nominated for a 2013 Pushcart Prize

The Young Sword Swallower at Dinner
Illuminated (The Tattooed Lady Explains)
“Illuminated” Nominated for a 2013 Pushcart Prize