Ornament, winner of the 2016 Vassar Miller Poetry Prize, judged by Geoffrey Brock, is forthcoming from the University of North Texas Press in April 2017. Poems from the book appear in Poetry International, Michigan Quarterly Review, the Hopkins Review, the Arkansas International, and Birmingham Poetry Review, among other places. You can order a copy from UNT Press or from Powell’s, or from your favorite indy bookseller. Signed copies available here soon!

Some poems from the book:

Midafternoon,” in 32 Poems 13.1

“Ornament,” after a line from Mississippi John Hurt, in print and in the audio gallery for the Southern Review, autumn 2015

Sprout Wings and Fly,” after a line from Tommy Jarrell, and “Girl at the State Line,” in District Lit

Trillium,” reprinted in Canary

To Do in the New Year,” from International Poetry Review, reprinted in Redux