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Ohio Poet Laureate 2020-2024

Pillars of Prosperity Fellow, Foundation For Appalachian Ohio

Artist-In-Residence, Wexner Center for The Arts (2021-23)

Artist-In-Residence, Writing the Land (Bison Hollow Reserve, Hocking Hills, OH) (2022-23)

Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship 2021

Ohio Poet of the Year 2020

Athens Ohio Poet Laureate 2017-2019


Dirt Songs, EastOver Press (January 2024)

Alone in the House of My Heart, Ohio University Swallow Press, August, 2022

Women Speak, Volume Eight, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, November 2022

I Thought I Heard A Cardinal Sing, Ohio's Appalachian Voices, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, March 2022

A Place So Deep Inside America It Can't Be Seen, Sheila-Na-Gig Editions, April 2020


Serving, Revised Edition, Crisis Chronicles Press, March 2020

Runner up, Yellow Chair Review Chapbook Contest

Serving, Crisis Chronicles Press, March 2018


Pushcart Prize Nominations:

2022 About Place Journal, Inclinations

2021 Aeolian Harp, Hooper Ridge Girl

2020 Sheila-Na-Gig, Trigger Warning
2019 Lascaux Review, Serving

2019 The Boom Project, Everything Tilts

2018 Crisis Chronicles Press, Serving

2016 Gyroscope Review, Middle East Veteran's Wife
2015 A Narrow Fellow, I Knew Bad News Had Come

Best of the Net Nominations:

2022 Cutleaf, Saving Sgt. Billings

2022 Sky Island Review, Obituary

2021 Cultural Daily, The Weeds In This Garden

2020 Sheila-Na-Gig, Trigger Warning

2020 Infection House, Wash Your Hands Child

Touchstone Award Nomination:

2022 MacQueen's Quinterly, That Plus Fifty Cents

2022 New Ohio Review/Moveable Contest:

1st Place

2021 Lascaux Prize in Poetry:

1st Place

2021 DC Life Magazine

January Featured Poet

2020 Sheila-Na-Gig online Spring Contest:

1st Place

2018-19 Visible Poetry Project:

Selected Winner


2018 Still: The Journal Poetry Contest:

1st Place


2018 Hocking Hills Poetry Festival:

1st Place

2017 National Federation of State Poetry Societies
BlackBerryPeach Spoken and Heard Competition:

1st Place



Spread the Word, A Pandemic Open Mic Anthology, Jacar Press 2021

Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Dorothy Anderson XIV, Shepherd University, 2021

Is it Hot in Here or is it Just Me? Women Over 40 Write on Aging, Beautiful Cadaver Project, 2020

Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Crystal Wilkinson Volume XII, Shepherd University, 2020

Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Karen Sacharias Volume XI Shepherd University, 2019

The Boom Project: Voices of a Generation, Butler Books, 2019

Fearless Women, Mountain State Press 2019
Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Wiley Cash Volume X, Shepherd University, 2018
All We Can Hold, Sage Hill Press, 2016
To Unsnare Time’s Warp, Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2016

Delirious, Night Ballet Press, 2016

Verse Daily, Main Street Rag, Rattle, Rise up Review, Crab Orchard Review, LA Times, Stirring, Still: The Journal, Chiron Review, The American Journal of Poetry, Poetry South, Rascal, Poetry24, Gyroscope Review, Poetry City USA, Looking at Appalachia: Call and Response, Pudding House Magazine, Yellow Chair Review, Rock and Sling, Heartland Review, Clover, A Literary Rag, Third Wednesdays, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Red Earth Review, Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, Stoneboat, Digital Papercut, Infection House, Califragile, Kudzu, New Verse News, Barbaric Yelp, A Narrow Fellow, Poetry X Hunger, US 1 Worksheets, Sheila-Na-Gig online, Thimble, Calyx Journal, Heartwood, Delta Poetry Review, MacQueen's Quinterly, Writers Resist, Moveable, Pirenes Fountain, Lascaux Review, Cultural Weekly, DC Life Magazine, Thimble, Sky Island Journal,
ONE ART, Cutleaf, New Ohio Review, Vox Populi, ONE, SWWIM, Atticus Review, About Place Journal, PBS American Portrait, The NY Times, World Literature Today


Awards & Publications
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