My publications

Check this space regularly for my poems that have been published so far. Click the link to go to the poems directly.

“Southern Comfort is a Dangerous Thing” was published by Dead Mule of Southern Literature in April 2017.

“Tornado” was published in Writers Resist in December of 2016.

“Jerusalem” was published in The Jewish Literary Journal in December of 2016.

“Don’t Mess with Texas” was published in Dead Mule of Southern Literature in December 2016.

“My Son and the Toy Gun” was published in Hip Mama in June of 2016.

The Best Things Come from Little Rock, AR” was published in Literary Mama in May, 2014.

In One Week I Could Be the Mother of a Black Son” was published in Mutha magazine in September of 2014.

“Two Week Wait”, “The Moment at Whole Foods When I Realized I Was a Mother”, and “Things We Can Learn from Newborns” were all published by Mutha magazine in April of 2014.

Two articles about parenting I wrote in early 2014 for Mutha magazine: “Putting Hair Goo on a Moving Target” and “On Transracial Adoption.”

“Michael, age 6”, “Fasting on Tisha B’Av” and “Noah’s Wife Talks Back” were all published in Covenant of the Generations, URJ Press, February 2013.

“Father and Sons” was published in Lilith, Winter 2012

Heroes” was published in The Dead Mule of Southern Literature, February 2012.

Familiar and “Faith” were published in Contemporary World Literature, February 2011

“Why I Unplug for Shabbat” was published in Poetica, Fall 2011 issue

Work Produce Consume” was published in The Beatnik, October 2011

“Tourist Tree” was published in Hospital Drive, Summer 2011 issue.  Republished in Poetic Medicine in September 2011.

“Snow” was published in Red Poppy Review, July 2011

Growth” was published in Yale Journal of Humanities and Medicine, June 2011

Deadline” and “Her Garden” were published in Contemporary World Poetry Journal, Spring 2011.  Republished in Poetic Medicine in April and May of 2011.

Our Doughboys Aren’t Rising Today” was published in protestpoems, April 2011

Friday Afternoons” was published in New Vilna Review, April 2011

“Star Wars Love” was published in voxpoetica, January 22, 2011 .  Republished in Poetic Medicine in January of 2011.

Personal ad for my country” was published in protestpoems, December 2010. It was republished in the official Occupy Wall Street poetry anthology in December, 2011.

“Año Nuevo, California” was published in Concho River Review, December 2010

“Fragile” was published in Barbaric Yawp, November 2010

“Grieving for Phoebe” was published in The Houston Literary Review, September 2010.  Republished in Poetic Medicine in October 2010.

“For the Elderly Man Whose Heart Gave Out While I Washed Dishes at Twin Sisters Restaurant” was published in Is this Forever, Or What? Poems and Paintings about Texas (ed. by Naomi Shihab Nye), 2004.  Republished in Poetic Medicine in July 2010.

“Discovering Stephen Dunn” was published in Barbaric Yawp, June 2002. Republished in Poetic Medicine in February 2010.

The short story “Faithful” was published in Word Riot in September of 2010.

“November 4, 1995” was published in Fireweed, August 1999. Republished in Poetic Medicine in November of 2013.

“Central Square” was published in The Texas Observer, March 16, 2001. It was nominated for a 2001 Cambridge Poetry Award (Narrative category, and reprinted in Nest of Vipers, June 2002.  Republished in Poetic Medicine in October 2009.


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