Recent Publications

Macha Studio Reading

Macha Studio is a handcrafted and fine jewelry studio on Franklin St in Greenpoint, Brooklyn but on some evenings it turns into an intimate setting for poetry readings by some powerful North Brooklyn poets. One of those evenings is January 27th when I will be the featured reader sharing a few selections from my new chapbook, Wonder City. Copies will also be available. Follow @Machastudio on Instagram.

Chapbook Publication

My chapbook Wonder City has arrived. Copies can be ordered from Plan B Press a small indie publisher. Plan B  began in 1999 and their focus is that art happens everywhere and that books can be works of art themselves, both in the quality of the language and the beauty of the presentation. This book is a true beauty and my thanks go to StevenAllenMay for his creative vision and his dedication to getting poetry into the world.

Wonder City

A new chapbook, Wonder City is forthcoming from Plan B Press in fall/winter 2022. Plan B Press is a small independent publishing company that produces high-quality, limited-run poetry chapbooks.

Short Editions

Two poems, Duplex and Detroit Morning will be published in Short Edition’s special issue on the theme of “home” in December 2021, as well as being available on MSU Libraries innovative vending machines for short literature.  These machines first appeared in Grenoble, France and were written about in the New Yorker. Each poem will be printed on paper a bit wider than a typical receipt. Both poems were also selected for Filmetry: A Festival of Poetry and Film.”

Maine Review

I have been selected as a fiction reader for the Maine Review.  The review is a triannual online literary journal that publishes culturally significant and innovative writing by writers living in Maine, across the country, and around the world. Send your submissions via submittable. 

Martha’s Vineyard Times

A poem, The New Normal appears in the Poets Corner of the Martha’s Vineyard Times on April 30, 2020. The MV Times is Martha’s Vineyard’s most widely read newspaper.

The Mighty Line

My short story, The Worth of Things is featured in The Mighty Line, issue 11 released on October 31, 2019. The Mighty Line is a digital magazine featuring fiction and art. The editor is John Heggelund.


Westview  published two of my poems, Commemorate and Drift in Volume 35, Issue 1 (Summer 2019). Westview is the literary journal of Western Oklahoma State University, and is edited by Amanda Smith Chesley.

Pushcart Prize Anthology Nomination

The Meadow nominated my poem, Ever y Loving for the Pushcart Prize Anthology 2017. The Pushcart Anthology published annually since 1976 honors the best of small press publishing.

Stillwater Review

The Quarrel, a poem will appear in Volume 7 of The Stillwater Review forthcoming in 2017. Stillwater Review is a print journal supported by the Betty June Silconas Poetry Center. Authors include, Robert Carnevale, Kathleen Fagley, Jessica deKoninck, Paul Genega, Jim Gwyn, Charles H. Johnson, Adele Kenny, and Diane Lockward.

Cherry Tree

A poem, Sorry for Your Lost will appear in Cherry Tree in January 2017. Cherry Tree is a young journal that has already received national recognition; a poem from its inaugural issue, Julie Kane’s “As If” was selected by Edward Hirsch for inclusion in the 2016 edition of Best American Poetry.

The Meadow

Ever Y Loving and Spring will appear in the summer 2017 issue of The Meadow, the literary journal of Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada. The Meadow is a national online and print journal that has published work by Bob Hicok, Campbell McGrath, Khaled Hosseini, Sean Prentiss,  and Ellen Hopkins among others.

Mass Poetry

My poem, Crazy was selected by Mass Poetry as their “Poem of the Moment” and appears in their December 2016 newsletter and on their website. Mass Poetry supports poets in Massachusetts, and makes poetry accessible to those who need it most through programs such as Common Threads, the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, Student Poetry Day, and the U35 Reading series.

Feminine Collective

Two poems, On Chapin Street and Beauty, and a work of short fiction, An Accident of Love appear online at Feminine Collective. FC is a digital magazine with raw and unfiltered content that in a few short years has emerged as a popular source for stories and poems with authentic voices about the female experience. Poems are also  included in Love Notes From Humanity the new FC Valentine’s Collection, a paperback and Kindle anthology.


My short story, Pizza Days will appear September 1, 2016 in JuxtaProse Vol. 9.  JuxtaProse is an Idaho-based online literary magazine that publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Contributors have included Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle nominees, and numerous contributors to the Pushcart Prize, O.Henry Award and Best American anthologies.

ArtSpace Gallery

My Instagram prints will be on display at ArtSpace Gallery, 500 State Road, West Tisbury, MA from March 10 – March 15, 2016. There will be an opening reception for “The Art of Instagram: Dispatches from e-Chop”  on Friday, March 11th at 7:00 PM with daily hours from 12 – 2 PM. ArtSpace is a gallery and studio space on Martha’s Vineyard and the exhibit is partially funded by the Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council.

Fiction Southeast

My flash fiction story, The Baby’s Hunger appears in The July 2015 issue of Fiction Southeast. Fiction Southeast is an online literary journal dedicated to short fiction. The journal was founded by Editor, Chris Tusa, and Editor-at-Large, Michael Garriga. They publish fiction weekly (every Thursday) as well as an occasional essay, review, or interview on Mondays. Recent contributors include Michael Martone, Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Carlson, and Aimee Bender.

Art & Words Show

Two of my poems will appear in the Art & Words Show this month in Fort Worth, Texas. This year’s show is part of  Art on the Boulevard  held from September 27 to October 4th. Each writer selected uses a visual work as inspiration for new material while an artist uses the writer’s work in the same way. This exchange put together by Bonnie Shufflebeam, a poet and writer leads to some very interesting and original work.

Michigan Quarterly Review

My story, Roseland appears in the spring 2014 issue of the Michigan Quarterly Review. MQR is an interdisciplinary journal of arts and culture at the University of Michigan.  Contributors to the spring issue include S. P. Donohue, Janis Hubschman, Courtney Sender, Brian Short,  Susan Hutton, Corinna McClanahan Schroeder, and G. C. Waldrep.

 Richmond International Film Festival 

My screenplay, The Low Country was a 2014 Top Finalist at the Richmond Film Festival. Each year RIFF brings over 60 international films, filmmakers, and selected writers to the historic Byrd Theater in the Carytown neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia for four days of screenings, filmmaker Q&A, and industry social events.

Feile Fiesta

One of my new poems appears in the  spring 2014 issue of Feile Fiesta the literary arts journal of the Mediterranean Celtic Cultural Organization. Feile Fiesta is a multicultural journal of literary and visual arts edited by Frank Polizzi.