Essays & Poetry


Three Poems including You Can Be the You in this Poem, The Night Heron Barks, Fall 2021

“You Can Be the You in this Poem” nominated for a Pushcart Prize (2021).

Blood Libel, In the End You Get Everything Back & Other Poems, American Poetry Review, Nov/Dec 2021, Vol 50 No. 06

Portrait of Icarus as a Country on Fire, Zocalo: Public Square, 2020

Two Poems, The Account, 2019

Anger, video and text on Don Yorty Explorations, 2017

Stories About Love / Wedding Poem for Ada & Lucas, American Academy of Poets, 2017

The Sadness of Antonio, American Poetry Review, Vol 43, No. 01

A Rising Tide Floats All Boats: Workshops and the World, American Poetry Review, Vol 42, No. 04

Fertile : Sterile :: My Father : Me, American Poetry Review, Vol 36, No. 06

Jokes About Nuns, American Poetry Review, Vol 35, No. 02

Sugar is Smoking, American Academy of Poets, 2013

Vocabulary, American Academy of Poets, 2012

Sita, American Academy of Poets, 2012

Sublimation Point, Poetry Foundation


“A History and Theory of the Line in English Language Poetry”, American Poetry Review, July/August 2022, Vol 51 No. 4

“How the Sonnet Turns: From a Fold to a Helix”, American Poetry Review, Vol 49, No. 03

Nothingism: A Poetry Manifesto, American Poetry Review, Vol 48 No. 02

“Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera”, Asian Diasporic Visual Cultures and the Americas (ADVA). Vol. 3, No. 3, Fall 2017, pp 355-359.

“The Loved One Always Leaves: The Poetic Friendship of James Merrill and Agha Shahid Ali.” Mad Heart Be Brave: Essays on the Poetry of Agha Shahid Ali. Ed. Kazim Ali. University of Michigan Press, 2017. 99-103.

“Letter from New York,” The Poetry Review (2014): 104.4. Print.

“The Loved One Always Leaves: The Poetic Friendship of Agha Shahid Ali and James Merrill.” American Poetry Review. 43.5 (2014): 12-13. Print.

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