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Publications

Journals/'Zines

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Edison Literary Review, Fall 2016: The Last Day of Our Acquaintance

Yellow Chair Review, September 2016: Soap, Oh, Jupiter, What We Have(To Change)

In Between Hangovers, July 2016: Leave A Trace

In Between Hangovers, June 2016: I've come around this time to set fire to your bones

In Between Hangovers, June 2016: Welcome to the armpit of America

Your One Phone Call, April 2016: I am breaking my bones to fit into places

Work to a calm, February 2016: A strange bird injures a wing, When you checked out, gave up, Are you dazzled by the same constellation, The distance between us

Hobo Camp Review, September 2015: Sinister

Thick With Conviction, March 2015: For the girl with the Golden State in her eyes, The monster of Riverside

Melancholy Hyperbole, September 2014: Losing Cheyenne, Tourniquet

Drown In My Own Fears, May 2014: Adalynn decides it's time to go

First Literary Review-East, May 2014: The Only Sister

Poem Your Heart Out: Volume One, April 2014: Less Than 120 Minutes of Alternative

CSHS, March 2014: The perfect way to drown

First Literary Review-East, March 2014: You need the darkness if you want to see stars

Rose Red Review, April 2013: Ghost technology

Work to a calm, March 2013: What is left behind, Harbor, The poem I trashed

X and Friends (Featured poet is Amber Decker), October 2012: Winterlong

Up The Staircase, July 2012: Tuesday night, she was in my dreams

Bacon Today, July 2012: The problem with bacon

Downer Magazine, July 2012: In Dan Wheldon's living room

Thick With Conviction, June 2012: Cross Country, Something of your own, Without touching

Scythe, January 2012: Freefall

Bare Hands Poetry, January 2012: She lost a hand to carpal tunnel, Observations and reflections on a father

Work to a calm, January 2012: Without touching, Firework

Drown In My Own Fears, June 2011: The infinite definitions for darkness

Decompression, Winter 2010: Birdcage, This Happy Ever After
Scythe, Summer 2010: Why I Wasn't There For Your Mother's Wake, Watching Alicia, Our Mutual Acquaintances
Edison Literary Review, Summer 2010: Granny On The Wi-fi
Up and Under: the QND Review, Spring 2010: Rebirth
Decompression, Fall 2009:
Rebirth, Little J
Up and Under: the QND Review, Spring 2009: Talking about life with Lindsay Lohan over raspberry mochas
Gold Wake Press, October 2008:
Turnpike North (mini-chapbook)
Drown In My Own Fears, December 2008:
Molten
Thick With Conviction, July 2008:
The Girl Who Almost Got Me Left Back, A Bright Kind of Gray
Zygote In My Coffee, April 2008: How To Skin A Spouse
Eight Octaves Review, February 2008: Down To The Last Crumb
Drown In My Own Fears, September 2007:
Slanted Walls
Silent Actor, September 2007: Sorry Cubed, A Plea
Up and Under: the QND Review, Spring 2007: Garden State
Flutter, March 2007: Isabel, Number One Fan
Thick With Conviction, September 2006:
Awkward Moment #1, Coming For You
Up and Under: the QND Review, Spring 2006: She Takes Me Through Rockland County Again
Sunken Lines, November 2005:
Breathing and Gesturing, Blood Boil, Coming For You
The Barefoot Muse, November 2005:
Sestina For An Ending
Inferno, October 2005: Molten
Baby Clam Press, September 2005: Politics In Marriage, A Last Embrace
Prose Toad, June 2005: The Perfect Stolen Girl, The Many Uses for Newspaper
Up and Under: the QND Review, Spring 2005: Isabel
Edison Literary Review, Fall 2004: Emily
Venue (Rowan College Publication)
Splat! Fanzine


Collections
 

We Are All Ghosts, Maverick Duck Press, 2017

Dollhouse, Maverick Duck Press, 2017

Trust Fall, Maverick Duck Press, 2016

Into The Undertow, Indigent Press, 2016

How To Disappear, Maverick Duck Press, 2015

Siberia, Maverick Duck Press, 2014

Be Mine, Maverick Duck Press, 2014

Blair's Echo, Maverick Duck Press, 2013

The Sound of Cracking Bones, Maverick Duck Press, 2013

Paper cuts and iodine, Maverick Duck Press, 2012

Still Quick, Always Dirty, a QND Chapbook, 2012
The Forgotten, Maverick Duck Press, 2009
14 Ways to Die, Maverick Duck Press, 2007
The Mathematics of Frustration and Loss, Maverick Duck Press, 2006
3 Verse, a QND Chapbook, 2006
Preservation, Maverick Duck Press, 2005
Bleeding Out, Powerscore Press, 2004
Quick Meals and Dirty Dishes, a QND Chapbook, 2004
Fast and Filthy, a QND Chapbook, 2003
Destroyed, Powerscore Press, 2003
Descending, Powerscore Press, 2002
Blast, Powerscore Press, 2001
Before I Die, Powerscore Press, 2000
Flailing, Powerscore Press, 1998
Short Leash, Powerscore Press, 1997


Book Reviews

 

Sara Khayat - Unspeakable Poems (for Five2One Magazine)

Caitlyn Siehl - Crybaby (for Five2One Magazine)

Schuyler Peck - A Field Of Blooming Bruises (for Five2One Magazine)

Raina Masters - Cautionary Tales (for Five2One Magazine)

Sierra DeMulder - Today Means Amen (for Five2One Magazine)

 

 

Music Reviews

 

Camille Peruto - From The Sea To The Sky (for Five2One Magazine)

Lucius - Good Grief (for Five2One Magazine)

Breanne Duren - Gem (for Five2One Magazine)

 


Awards

 

Nominated: Best of the Net, 2015: For the girl with the Golden State in her eyes, The monster of Riverside (by Thick With Conviction)

Juried Poetry Contest for the Medford Cultural Arts Commission, 2014: Honorable Mention: Tourniquet

Nominated: Best of the Net, 2013: That poem I trashed (by Work to a calm)
Juried Poetry Contest for the Medford Cultural Arts Commission, 2012: First Place: Winterlong and Third Place: Tuesday night she was in my dreams. Honorable Mention: A wreck cannot take everything

Nominated: Best of the Net, 2012: Something Of Your Own (by Thick With Conviction)

Nominated: Best of the Net, 2011: The infinite definitions for darkness (by Drown In My Own Fears)
Nominated: Best of the Net, 2009: Molten (by Drown In My Own Fears)
Nominated: Best of the Net, 2007: Awkward Moment #1 (by Thick With Conviction)
 

Readings/Performances

Verses on Church Street, Java Love, Montclair, NJ, June 2017: co-feature with eight others

Thirty West Presents #3: A Evening of Spoken Word, Tattooed Mom, Philadelphia, PA, June 2017: co-feature with four others

Poetry In The Port's One Year Anniversary, Espresso Joe's, Keyport, NJ, December 2016: co-feature with twelve others

Reading and Book Signing, Burlington Moose, Burlington, NJ, December 2016: co-feature with Peter Torruella

Poetry In The Port, Espresso Joe's, Keyport, NJ, September 2016: co-feature with eight others

Make Art, Not Money: A Poetry Reading, Easton, PA, August 2016: co-feature with twelve others

Words On Main, Dino's On Main, Asbury Park, NJ, July 2016: co-feature with three others

Poetry In The Port, Espresso Joe's, Keyport, NJ, April 2016: co-feature with two others

The Daily Grind, Mount Holly, NJ, February 2016: co-feature with five others

Poetry In The Port, Espresso Joe's, Keyport, NJ, December 2015: co-feature with six others

Octopus: Eight poets read, Connexions Gallery, Easton, PA, October 2015: co-feature with seven others

Maverick Duck Press reading, Mount Holly, NJ, April 2015: co-feature with Amber Decker

Maverick Duck Press reading, Mount Holly, NJ, July 2013: book launch/featured reading w/Dan Maguire
Poetry In The Round, Marlton, NJ, June 2013: featured reading
Medford Arts Center, Medford, NJ, December 2012: reception for poetry contest (winner)
The Coffee Machine, Ridgefield Park, NJ, September 2012: featured reading
Poetry In The Round, Marlton, NJ, September 2011: featured reading
Big Blue Marble Bookstore (for Mad Poets Society), Philadelphia, PA, April 2010
ABC No Rio, NYC, NY, April 2010
Medford Arts Center, Medford, NJ, March 2010: featured reading
Live After Five Fall Arts Festival, Mt. Holly, NJ, September 2009
Burlington County Poets, Westampton, NJ, July 2009: featured reading w/Bruce Niedt
Espresso Joe's, Keyport, NJ, February 2009: featured reading w/the QND Poets
The Daily Grind, Mount Holly, NJ, October 2006: featured reading
AM1340 Skin Radio, 2007: Poetry Radio Spots
G.A.L.A. Festival, Paramus, NJ, October 2005: featured reading w/the QND Poets
Various Quick and Dirty Poets readings from 2004 to present, reader w/the QND Poets, host