storyteller

Writing

poverty

On Poverty": The Kenyon Review “The Last Days of The Appalachian Poverty Tour”: Topic The Body Behind the Little White Church": Narratively No Marker, No Memorial: The Lakin State Hospital for the Colored Insane": JezebelThe Stain in the Attic Ward": Jezebel
Lovers' Madness": Jezebel Trump's Job Promises Won't Help Struggling Coal Counties": Reuters Teacher Strikes Draw Attention to School-Family Connection”: Equal Voice NewsLack in a Land of Plenty”: Equal Voice NewsSix Years After Recession, Many Rural Families Still Rely on Food Pantries”: Takepart

art and culture

Labyrinth and the Dark Heart of Childhood": The Atlantic  Snowfall Blues: The Hard Life and Clear Sound of Jackson C. Frank": VQR “Class Dismissed”: Longreads Graffiti Taught Me Grit": Lenny Letter
The Reptile King": Defunct Inside The Statue of Liberty’s Radical, Pro-Refugee Roots": GOOD Art Matters, Even When You're Poor": The Nation
The Mothman Economy": The Awl
Graffiti and the Girl: The Sisterhood of Street Art": The Toast The Reformatory": The Museum of Americana

environment

Far Away From Any Witnesses": The Guardian
Could Whisky Save Our Water?": The Butter A Post-Coal Future for Appalachia”: Canopy Magazine

poems

After the Party" and "School": Poetry The Shed”: Crazyhorse The Experiment” and “Safe House”: The Adroit Journal “Son” “Firewheel and “Crow Friends: Superstition Review
David Dreamed I Was Sick": Love's Executive Order
"Suet": The Nation
"Desire Lines" "Afterward" and "Dear Weather": The Rumpus
"If You are a Survivor"and "Rescue Me Ohio": Hobart 
"When I Taught Mary to Eat Avocado": Verse Daily
"The Rescue": New England Review (also on Verse Daily)
"Service" and "Sprawl": Thrush
"Everything is an Instrument" and "Tiresias": Blackbird 
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Buying Emergency Contraception in Elkhart": Glass Poetry Journal
"Rembrandt's Mistress": The Beloit Poetry Journal
"Child Bride" and "Marriage": Valparaiso Poetry Review 
"Banned for Life from the Artists' Colony": Triquarterly Review
"Bug": Linebreak
"Gossip": Agni

short stories

Queen": Grimoire