Selected Publications


Crimes Against Birds, Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2014

Seeks its Own Level: an anthology of writings about water, Motes Books, 2014


“The Factory and the Tower” Gulf Stream Literary Magazine (Issue 21, Spring 2019)

“Father Hunger” The Chattahoochee Review (Vol. XXXIX, No. 1, Spring 2019)

“The Things We Fear Most” Iron Horse Literary Review (Vol. 20.4, 2019)

“Fiddlers” Sliver of Stone (Issue 16: April 2018)

“Friends From the Past” Pembroke (Number Forty-Nine, 2017)

“How the Mammoth’s Blood Flows” Prime Number (Issue 101, Oct – Dec 2016)

“Reporters” Red Truck Review (Issue 4, Spring 2016)

“The Day Gaspar Ate His Last Burrito” Marathon (Issue 8, June 2015)

“The Mountains” Souvenir (Aug 02, 2015)

“The Devil’s Fifth Horse” The Kentucky Review (Mar 6, 2015)

“Hatred with Wings” the museum of americana (Issue 7)

“Like the Pupil of Your Eye” The MacGuffin (Fall 2014)

“Liars” River Styx (Issue 93, 2015)

“Treacherous” Fiction Southeast (Jan 28, 2015)

“Into the Darkest Heart” Flyleaf Literary Journal (Issue #6, May 2014)

“The Eighth Year” COSMOS (April 4, 2013)

“Casting Out” Minnetonka Review (Winter 2010); reprinted in Degrees of Elevation: Stories of Contemporary Appalachia (November 2010)

“A Sorrow of Mothers” Somnambulist Quarterly (Feb 2009)


“Interview with Keith Lesmeister” CutBank (Sept 6, 2017)

“Interview with Anders Carlson-Wee” Southeast Review (Volume 34, Number 2)

“Interview with Barrett Warner” Tinderbox Poetry Journal (Volume 3, Issue 1)

“Cliff-Edges and Safety Harnesses in Poetry: A Conversation with William Kelley Woolfitt” Delphi Quarterly (Winter/Spring 2016; Mar 31, 2016)

“Interview with Jane Hicks” Talking Writing (Winter 2016 Issue; Feb 15, 2016)

“Interview with Mark Powell” drafthorse literary journal (Winter 2015)

“Interview with Jon Sealy” CutBank (Oct 13, 2014)

“Interview with Charles Dodd White” [PANK] (Aug 14, 2014)


“Maelstrom” Cider Press Review (Volume 21, Issue 3)

“The Fence Builder” The National Poetry Review (Issue 17)

“There is a barn” and “Albert Ulrey’s X-Ray Eyes” museum of americana (Issue 19)

“Lake Sagatagan Summer” The Coachella Review (August 29. 2019)

“If There’s an Angel of Lost Gloves” Maryland Literary Review (Issue 2, Spring/Summer 2019)

“The Eyes of God” Swamp Ape Review (Volume III – 2019)

“South Through Kentucky,” “We are Called to Reinvent Ourselves,” and “2:00 a.m. at Three Crow Bar” Delta Poetry Review (Volume 1, Issue 1: Spring 2019)

“Mystery of the Hereafter” One (Issue 17)

“My Ghost” Connotation Press (Issue III, Volume X : January 2019)

“Riding Lawn Mower” Heartwood Literary Magazine (Summer 2018)

“The Water-Carrier’s Prayer” The New Verse News (March 4, 2018)

“Balefire” The Coe Review (Fall 2017)

“Violet Iris” 8-West Press (December 26, 2016)

“Learning to Drive” Tributaries / The Fourth River (December 7, 2016)

“Thirst” The Freeman (December 31, 2015)

“Blue November” (poetry) The Good Men Project (Nov 2, 2015)

“A Love Poem About an Exploding Cow” The Rappahannock Review (Issue 1.3)

“Shooting Star” Town Creek Poetry (Spring 2013)    Video on YouTube. Watch here.

“Horse Cemetery” Literal Latte (Winter 2013)

“Snakes” Fried Chicken and Coffee  (July 7, 2012)


“If You’re in Need, You’re a Foreigner Everywhere: A Review of Christos Ikonomou’s ‘Good Will Come From the Sea’” The Kenyon Review (August 2019)

“Review of Nathan Hill’s The Nix The Kenyon Review (11 May 2017)

“Review of Carrie Mullins’ Night Garden The Collagist (Issue 90, 15 Apr 2017)

“Review of J.D. Vance’s Hillbilly Elegy Meredith Sue Willis’s Books for Readers (#189, 08 Feb 2017)

“Review of Theodore Wheeler’s Bad Faith Ploughshares (November 4, 2016)

“Review of Michael Peck’s The Last Orchard in America Ragazine (V12N4/July-August 2016)

“Her Stories Were Her Liberation, a review of Hana Andronikova’s The Sound of the Sundial The Collagist (Issue Eighty-One, April 2016)

“Review of Clifford Garstang’s Everywhere Stories [PANK] (September 29, 2015)

“Review of Sheldon Lee Compton’s Where Alligators Sleep [PANK] (May 7, 2015)

“Review of Jay Shearer’s The Pulpit vs. The Hole [PANK] (Sept. 18, 2014)

“Review of Jordaan Mason’s The Skin Team [PANK] (January 23, 2014)

“Review of Mary Miller’s The Last Days of California [PANK]  (December 26, 2013)