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Published & Forthcoming

Birthing and From the Tall GrassPainted Bride Quarterly, forthcoming 2023


In Lieu of a Grand Theory: West Trestle Review, forthcoming Spring 2023

The Body PoliticThe Cimarron Review, forthcoming 2023


Vote Count: Porter House Review, October 2022


Water Tension: Quarterly West, Spring 2022, finalist in the 2021 Quarterly West Poetry Contest

Body English  & Interview: Rappahannock Review, December 2021

Keeping Time & No One Gives a Flood a Name: Passengers Journal, September 2021


Going Home: The Shore, Spring 2021


Bow Season, Antique Cabin, & Of the Ones Not Afraid: Red Eft Review, January 2021

Driving Home: Rust + Moth, Autumn 2020

A Conversation on Space, Time and Faith in Merritt’s "View from Blue-Jade Mountain": Kestrel, Summer 2019

Cow: 3rd Place, Short Poetry, West Virginia Writers Contest, 2015


Sweet Potato Pie, For the Inmates of FCI Beckley: Honorable Mention, Pearl S. Buck Award for Writing for Social

      Change, 2014

The Birds Will Feed Themselves: 1st Place, Short Poetry, West Virginia Writers Contest, 2014

Taking Leave: Body, Mind & Spirit, Mountain Messenger Media, 2014

Breaking the Surface: WV Daily News, National Poetry Month, April 2013


Manifesto and My Father's Wives: Out Writer Magazine, 2012


Holding the Zero Point: Summer Stock Journal, 2012


Never Move to California in July Northridge Review, Fall 2000

My Mother and My Venus in Satin: Sanskrit Literary Arts Magazine, 1999

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