Published Poetry

Black Oak, Arkansas
Black Oak, Arkansas


"Chicken Train" Broad Street Magazine


"Wonder Bread" ANE Whole Terrain, Vol. 23, "Breaking Bread," Spring 2017

"Good Friday" Relief: A Journal of Art and Faith, Spring 2017

"Evening Run" Stoneboat Journal, Spring 2017

"Killdeer" Moon City Review, 2017

"Bad Memory" Black Fox Literary Magazine, Issue 13, Winter 2016

"Dog Days" Desert Call, Fall 2016

"Doing My Best Father" Eunoia Review, June 2016

"What Momma John Called to Say" Crux Literary Journal, January 6, 2016

"Living Water" Crux Literary Journal, December 28, 2015; The Examined Life: a Literary Journal of the Carver College of Medicine, Volume 5.1, Fall 2016

"Proceedings of the 15th Annual Session of the Rock Solid Association" Crack the Spine Literary Magazine, Volume XVI, (online Issue 168), October 21, 2015

"Sucker" Crux Literary Journal, August 7, 2015
"He Tries to Explain His Growing Indifference" Crux Literary Journal, August 3, 2015

"Gasoline" Wild Violet Literary Magazine, May 17, 2015; Valparaiso Poetry Review, Volume XVI, Number 1, Fall/Winter 2014-2015
"Later" Wild Violet Literary Magazine, February 8, 2015
"The Seven Last Words" (7-poem cycle), Mud Season Review, Issue 3, November 20, 2014
"The Time of Snow" Tower Journal, Fall/Winter 2014

"The Well" The Penwood Review, Fall 2014

"Later" Deep South Magazine, September 5, 2014

"Hamartia" Freshwater Review, 15th Anniversary Issue, 2014

"Chickens in the Rain" Words and Images Journal
"Bivouac" & "Rainbow" Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley, Volume 13, Issue 2
"Difficult, TN" Pisgah Review, Volume VII, Number 1, Winter 2013; Wild Violet, April 19, 2013
"Storm Creek Lake" The Write RoomAugust 14, 2013
"An Early Exit" Wild Violet Literary Magazine, July 29, 2013
"Bonanza" & "Empty Nest" OVS Magazine, Summer 2013
"This Blanched Abrasion We Call InValparaiso Poetry ReviewVolume XIV, Number 2, Spring/Summer 2013
"Midway" & "Helena Bound" Deep South Magazine, April 9, 2013

"Rivervale, Arkansas" Prick of the Spindle, Issue 4, April 2013
"Holding My Own" decomP magazinE, April 2013
"Out Here" Arkansas Review, December 2012
"September" Desert Call, Fall 2011
"Secondhand Smoke" Oxford American, Fall 2010
"Peter Wept" The Christian Century, March 11, 2008
"At Dawn" Desert Call, Winter 2007

Published Essays

"Them Bones" Desert Call, Fall 2016

"Alice's Quilt" Desert Call, Spring 2016

"How Love Burns" Desert Call, Spring 2016 

“Gratitude” Desert Call, Winter 2015

"A Broken Wholiness" Desert Call, Summer 2015

“An Audacious Humility” Desert Call, Winter 2008