Creative Writing

 
Photo by H Romero

Photo by H Romero

 

Poems

"On the Platform" - Cellpoems (forthcoming)

"HOUSTON: THE SATELLITE BAR, WEDNESDAY, 1:13 A.M." - The Normal School (2018)

"Manhattan Remembered" - Canary (2017)

"Portrait of My Mother with Landscape of Madrid Airbnb" - Tinderbox (2017)

"Love Song with Lag" - Finalist, Poet's Billow Atlantis Award (2017) - Nominated for Pushcart Prize

"On Frank Stella's Club Onyx" - The Hopkins Review (2017)

"My Father at the Crosswalk" & "My Mother at the Window" - Tammy (2017)

"Same Old Recombinant Blues" - The Avenue (2017)

"Sketchy" & "Get Organized" - After the Pause (2016)

"Translation" - Cactus Heart (2016)

47 tweet-length short stories - Minificción y Nanofilología (Iberoamicana-Vervuert 2016)

"On Learning that Neanderthals Talked Like Babies" - Burning Water (2015)

5 tweet-length stories - Nanoism (2010)


Selected performances

American Literary Translators’ Association Conference, Alexis Levitin Bilingual Reading Series (upcoming)

Reading and gallery opening with fiber artist Katy Batsel, PlatteForum (Denver, 2019)

Temple Tattle lecture series at PlatteForum (Denver, 2019)

Roots & Raíces Festival, formerly SOMOS Fest (Baltimore, 2017 & 2018)

The Inner Loop series (DC, 2016)

Dead Rabbits Reading Series (NYC, 2016)

Writers & Words (Baltimore, 2016)

3rd Prize, Spanish-language slam, Feria Internacional del Libro (Guadalajara, Mexico, 2009).


Translations

(Spanish to English unless otherwise noted)

“Panthers Don’t Know They’re Alive” by Francisco Layna Ranz - Southern Humanities Review (forthcoming)

2 poems by Francisco Layna Ranz - Waxwing (forthcoming)

3 poems by Francisco Layna Ranz - Exchanges, Iowa University (2019)

3 poems by Francisco Layna Ranz - Ezra (2019) - featured translator

“I Gave up Smoking in 2005” by Francisco Layna Ranz - B O D Y (2018)

“A Few Days Back, Somebody” by Francisco Layna Ranz - RHINO Poetry (2018)

2 poems by Francisco Layna Ranz - The Adirondack Review (2017)


Nonfiction

Writing exercise - Vanguard: Exercises for the Creative Writing Classroom (forthcoming)

Book review: Apsara in New York by Sokunthary Svay - Prairie Schooner (2018)


Fellowships, conferences, residencies

PlatteForum (2019) - Resident Artist

Ezra (2018) - Translation resident

Vermont Studio Center (2017) - Work-Exchange Grant

Sewanee Writers' Conference (2017) - MFA Scholarship

Tin House Summer Workshop (2017)