Publications


Book Publications

Recent Publications of Poetry

  • “Every Human is a Black Box,” Mid-American Review, Spring 2014.
  • “Introduction to the Limits of Metaphor (a Love Poem),” The Rumpus April Poetry Feature, April 2014.
  • “Introduction to Disaster Preparedness,” Poet’s Market, 2014.
  • “For the Love of Ivy,” Barrelhouse online, Spring 2013.
  • “The End” and “Things I Learned in Waiting Rooms,” The 2River View, Spring 2013.
  • “Elemental,” Rattle, Winter 2012.
  • “Once Upon a Time” appeared in the May/June 2012 issue of American Poetry Review.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [in films]” appeared in the Winter 2011 issue of Indiana Review.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [recumbent]” and “Welcome to America’s Secret City!” appeared in the New South issue of Crab Orchard Review.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [one of us]” in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of The Journal.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [Experiment in Sleep Deprivation] ” in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of The Journal.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [Polonium-210 ] ” in the Spring/Summer 2011 issue of The Journal.
  • “Foxfire: In Case of Emergency, Learn to Make Glass” and “Knoxville, 1979” in the Spring 2011 issue of Prairie Schooner.
  • “I Forgot to Tell You the Most Important Part,” Rattle, Summer 2010.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [circuits,]” 5 AM, issue 31, 2010.
  • “Sleeping Beauty Gets an MRI,”Fourteen Hills, issue 16.2, 2010.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter [morbid],”MARGIE, volume 8, 2009.
  • “The Girls Next Door,” Court Green, issue 7, 2010.
  • “Cesium Burns Blue,” The Cincinnati Review, Winter 2009-2010.
  • “The Robot Scientist’s Daughter Journeys West,” The LA Review, issue 6.
  • “Married Life,” Ninth Letter, Vol 5 Issue 2, Winter 2008-2009.
  • “Waiting at the OB/Gyn for the Results of a Biopsy,” 5 AM, Spring 2008.
  • “Risking Our Lives,” Willow Springs, Fall 2008.
  • “Amaterasu, the Sun Goddess, Returns,” Poetry International, Spring 2008.
  • “Advice Given to Me Before My Wedding” was a semifinalist for the Rattle Poetry Prize and appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of Rattle.
  • “Yume (the Dream),” 32 Poems, Spring 2008.
  • “The Note the Fox-Wife Leaves Him” appears in Rhino 2008.
  • “Winter Etude (with Playstation Accompaniment)” was a finalist for the Erskine J. Prize; “Love Letter to Hayao Miyazaki” was a finalist for the Beullah Rose Prize. Both poems appeared in issue 15 of Smartish Pace.
  • “My Little Brother Learns Japanese,” Calyx, Winter 2008.
  • “Autobiography,” Barn Owl Review, issue 1.
  • “Becoming the Villainess” and “Persephone and the Prince Meet Over Drinks” appeared in 2007’s The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror.
  • “Aware for the Woman Who Disappears in Silence,” Mythic Delirium, Winter/Spring 2008.
  • “In the Month of Quail” and “The Fox-Wife Describes Their Courtship” appear in the September 2007 issue of Contemporary Haibun Magazine.
  • “The Husband Tries to Write to the Disappearing Wife” Redactions, Spring 2007.
  • “She Rescues a Fire Demon” appeared in Cranky issue 9.
  • Two poems, “The Gift of Tongues” and “The Husband Asks Her,” Harvard Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Spring 2007.
  • “Standing in the Anime Kingdom,” appeared in issue 4 of Siren.
  • “Fingernails” appeared in issue 23 of In Posse Review.
  • “The Fox-Wife Describes Their Courtship” The Columbia Poetry Review, Spring 2007.
  • “Rescuing Seiryu, the Blue Dragon,” Eleventh Muse, 2007.
  • Two poems, “When Asked What Makes Her Unique” and “The Fox Wife Dreams” appeared in the Fall/Winter 2006 issue of Pebble Lake Review.
  • Two poems, “The Princess Who Loved Insects” and “The Crane Wife,” appeared in the Summer 2006 issue of the 2River Review.
  • “The Woman Waits,” The Boxcar Poetry Review, July 2006.
  • “Becoming the Villainess” appeared in the Spring 2006 issue of The Evansville Review.
  • “The Fairy Melusine” and “When Red Becomes the Wolf” appears in the Spring 2006 issue of The Seattle Review. “When Red Becomes the Wolf” was reprinted on the April 30, 2006 issue of Verse Daily.
  • “Husband, Interrupted” appeared in the summer 2006 issue of Pearl.
  • “Help-Wanted Ads: A Supervillain’s Advice” and “Femme Fatale” appeared in the 2006 issue of the Eleventh Muse. “Femme Fatale” was reprinted on the April 5, 2006 issue of Verse Daily.
  • “Ode to Koons” and “Playing Softball with Persephone” appeared in the Winter 2006 issue of kaleidowhirl.
  • “The Conversation” appears in the Volume II, issue II of American Poetry Journal.
  • “Her Nerves,” “Disney Hopes Fairies Fly Into Little Girls’ Hearts,” and “Rumplestiltskin” appeared in the Winter 2005 issue of Wicked Alice.
  • “To a Self-Proclaimed Manic Depressive Ex-Stripper Poet, After a Reading,” Rattle, Winter 2005.
  • “On Dying Again: Dirge for a Video Game Heroine,” The Columbia Poetry Review, Spring 2005.
  • “Case Studies in Revenge” appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of The Iowa Review.
  • “Reading Glamour in a Dark Age,” 32 Poems, Spring 2005.
  • “Through the Looking Glass,” Rhino 2005.
  • “She Complains About the Mockingbird” and “Wonder Woman Dreams of the Amazon” appeared in issue 2 of The American Poetry Journal. “Wonder Woman Dreams of the Amazon” recently appeared as a reprint on Verse Daily.
  • “Female Comic Book Superheroes” appeared in the January 2005 issue of Cranky. It was reprinted in the March 2005 issue of Seattle Woman Magazine, as well as several anthologies.
  • “Crush,” Puerto del Sol, Spring 2005.
  • “Allerleirauh Reveals Her True Self to the Prince,” Diner, Fall/Winter 2004.
  • “Summersweet,” Spire, Spring 2005.
  • “Breathing In the Asthma Capital” is in Issue 4 (October 2004) of 88.
  • “You Misunderstand Republicans” appeared in Pedestal’s Political Anthology.
  • “The Taste of Rust in August” appeared in Pontoon 7.
  • “Horoscope” and “Their Love Letters” appeared in the December 2003 issue (Number 20) of Rattle.
  • “Knoxville 1978,” Seattle Review, Summer 2003.
  • “Remembering Philomel” appeared in the Winter 2002 issue of The Beloit Poetry Journal.
  • Philomel, at the End, The Melic Review, Spring 2003.
  • The Villainess appeared in The Adirondack Review, Spring 2003.
  • My Little Brother in Parts published in the online ‘zine Canwehaveourballback.com, issue 14.

Reviews/Interviews written by me

  • Review of Rachel Zucker’s The Pedestrians in The Rumpus, 2014.
  • Review of Natalie Diaz’s When My Brother was an Aztec, Poets @ Work, 2014.
  • Review of Jeffrey Skinner’s The 6.5 Habits of Moderately Effective Poets, in The Rumpus, 2012.
  • Review of Dana Levin’s Sky Burial in The Rumpus, 2011.
  • Review of Mary Ruefle’s Selected Poems in The Rumpus, 2010
  • An interview with Pattiann Rogers at the Poets & Writers web site.
  • An interview with Matthea Harvey at the Poetry Foundation web site.
  • Review of David Lehman’s When a Woman Loves a Man appears in Smartish Pace.
  • Review of Kate Greenstreet’s case sensitive appears in the 29th issue of The Pedestal Magazine.
  • Review of Louise Gluck’s Averno in issue 3.2 of The Cincinnati Review.
  • Review of Victoria Chang’s Circle in March/April 2006 issue of The American Book Review.
  • Interview with Brian Turner (Here, Bullet) in the Winter 2006 issue of In Posse Review.
  • Review of Denise Duhamel’s Two and Two in the Spring 2006 issue of Calyx.
  • Review of Kate Gale’s Mating Season in the Spring/Summer 2005 of Diner.
  • A review of Dana Levin’s Wedding Day appears in Issue 5 of 88.
  • Numerous reviews of literary magazines and books appear on NewPages.com.
  • A review of Rebecca Loudon’s Tarantella appears on the 26th issue of The Pedestal Magazine.
  • A review of Ilya Kaminsky’s Dancing in Odessa appeared in the 25th issue of The Pedestal Magazine.
  • Reviews of several books appear in the online version of The Raven Chronicles. You can also read various reviews I’ve written for books and literary magazines at NewPages.com.

For everything else, see my full Curriculum Vitae.

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