Publications, Media & Events

Upcoming work will appear in The Cortland Review and Theta Wave

Upcoming: Sagittarius A* from Sibling Rivalry Press in September 2020.

Upcoming events: Wild and Precious Life Series, an online poetry reading. May 6, 2020.


2020

Hobart – May 2020 – “(R)ejaculation (Tumblr Edit)”

DIAGRAM – 20.2 – “Lover” and “Uncle Mike,” two of my lesson plan poems.

A & U Magazine – April 2020 – “Patient” and “Dead Uncle, 1979.”

Vagabond City Lit – Issue 47 – “Will / Inherit”

Impossible Archetype – Issue 7, March 2020 – “Covenant” – I’m on page 51 of this amazing collection of LGBTQIA+ artists.

The Bending Genres Anthology 2018/2019 – ed. Robert Vaughn – my poem “Me, Too, Once, and I Could Only Make an Outline appears on page 21 after originally appearing at Bending Genres Journal in 2018.

Juked – March 2020 – “The New Math” – I love this poem. It opens Twang

Alien Magazine – March 2020 – “Giving Up the Dew”

Event: Inkwell Open Poetry Mic ft Ben Kline – Cincinnati OH – Wed. Feb. 12, 2020.

GRAVITON Lit – February 2020 – “Twinkling” – an early version of a poem that appears in Sagittarius A*.

Bending Genres Journal – February 2020 – “Choke,” “Sir, Yes Sir” and “Serenade” – collaborative poems with Tyler French. Have to say, very proud of these poems.

Queen Mob’s Teahouse – January 2020 – “A Pile” and “Saved Message #3.”

Ghost City Press – My Loves: A Digital Anthology of Queer Love Poems – a reprint of “Reading Is Fundamental” – January 2020. “Reading Is Fundamental” originally appeared in Grist Online.

2019

Screen Door Review – Issue 7, December 2019 – “Potato Salad”

Okay Donkey – December 2019 – “The Lonely Code”

Event: Cincinnati Book Art Fair, poetry reading, 12/15/19

Event: Po-Jazz, an evening of poetry and live jazz at The Club at Schwartz Point, 12/12/19.

Astral Waters Review – Issue 2, November 2019 – “newworldorder”

Event: Poetry Afield, an evening of poetry, friends and drinks at The Littlefield, Cincinnati OH.

Pidgeonholes – August 2019 – “Doubt” and “Spell for Which I Had No Use”

Impossible Archetype – No. 6, August 2019 – “Vascularity”

Chelsea Station – August 2019 – “Visiting from Ohio.”

Homology Lit – Issue 3 – August 2018 – “Missing Things” and “Be a Good Boy.”

8 POEMS Journal – July 2019 – “Big Bang.”

Queer Sailors #4 (zine) – Seamen Needed – my poem “Bolide, Papua New Guinea, 2014” appears in this issue, written specifically on the themes of sailors and mythology.

Risk Magazine – Issue VII – These Sordid Delights, which features a modified version of my poem “Fluid World.”

Risk Magazine – Issue VII – The Art of Intimacy – Interlude, which features the poem “He Said to Wear Something Pretty.”

Horny Poetry Review – April 2019 – “Men Forget Everything.”

petrichor – Issue 10, April 2019 – “Where We Are” – a collaborative visual erasure poem with John MacConnell.

Glass: A Journal of Poetry – April 2019 – “Spell to Unbind Family Ties” – National Poetry Month!!

Risk Magazine – Issue VII – The Art of Intimacy – Astronauts, which features the poem “Daynight.”

Grist Online – Vol. 12 – “Reading Is Fundamental.”

Trailer Park Quarterly – Vol. 9 – March 2019 – “Spell for a Township Trustee.”

Riggwelter – Issue 19 – March 2019 – featuring my short story “Disown Me Three Times” beginning on page 36 and my poem “Spell for Men Who Lay Hands” on page 52.

Toe Good – January 2019 – “Spell to Elicit Heterosexual Urges”

2018

Rappahannock Review – December 2018 – “August Aubade” and an interview.

apt – November 2018 – “Red Spots in the Snow” and “Totems”

Ghost City Review – November 2018 – “August Serenade”

The Mantle – Fall 2018 – “Boy in Repetition” – Pushcart nominated.

Impossible Archetype – August 2018 – “Ghazal the Stars”

Ink & Nebula – Summer 2018 – “The Yellowjackets” & “Green Blades”

The Offing – Mircos – “Tea” – July 2018

Typehouse Literary Magazine – Vol. 5 No. 2, Issue 14 – “Tell Them I’m Dead” & “Ghazal for Dead Siblings”

Bending Genres – June 2018 – “Me, Too, Once, and I Could Only Make an Outline”

Beech Street Review – Spring 2018 – “She Went Out the Window”

The Matador Review – Spring 2018 – “I don’t want to die like my upstairs neighbor”

Impossible Archetype #3 – “Oil & Ambivalence”

Love’s Executive Order – January 2018 – “Mall Fountain Penny Wish”

Birds We Piled Loosely – “Ghazal on Sundays” (January 2018)

2017

Umbrella Factory Magazine – Dec. 2017 – Suddenly Orange Air, Full Stop @ 46 and Leaving Las Vegas – Pages 24 – 26

Poetry Is Dead – Issue 16, Nov. 2017 – “You Could Have Been Born in the Chechen Republic”

Figroot Press – Fall 2017 – “Talking with Grandpa in 1983” and “@45 Years + 365.75 Days”

Pretty Owl Poetry – Fall 2017 – “In Pursuit of Bianchi Boys

(b)OINK – “Sort & Filter” and “Nature of Inertia

Lotuseater Literary Magazine Issue 6, page 40 – “Spoons

Impossible Archetype #2 – “Urophilia Ghazal” (#Resist poem)

Animal Literary Magazine – September 2017 – “How to Deal with Strays

USA Today’s I Am an American series – “The Sound in My Mouth,” where I talk about trying to lose my twang. I appear around the 7 min mark. Cincinnati, OH (July 2017)

Kettle Blue Review – Spring 2017 – “Awareness,” “I Would Like the Art to Like Me” and “Cottonmouth

“Why I Write” – craft essay at I WAS BORN DOING REFERENCE WORK IN SIN – March 2017

The New Verse News – March 2017 – “Sleep After a T***p Speech

2016

apt – December 2016 – “Relations”

My Biggest Mistake – Cincinnati Storytellers, July 2016. I’d drank a bottle of pinot grigio before I took the stage. I cringe, but laugh as well.

KNACK Magazine #35 – April 2016 – “The Starlings,” “How to Behead a Snake,” “Burn Your Morning Wood,” “Two Cloudy Days,” “From Fracture,” and “Why Poetry, a Reader Asked”

Birds We Piled Loosely – “When He Said No” (July 2016)

2014

Going Fast in Loose Directions – June 2014.

2013

Headmaster Magazine #5 

KNACK Magazine #8 – “Delirium of the Stye,” “Going Fast in Loose Directions” and “I’ll Never Let Me Go.” (June 2013)