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

Temple Tattle lecture/reading 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)