Books

BLOODMUCK, The Atlas Review, 2018

THE NEW JERSEY DEVIL WASHES THE BLOOD OFF (and other vignettes), L’Ephemere Review, 2018


Nominations & Awards

  • 2018 “Best of the Net” Nomination c/o Sundog Lit // Fall 2018

  • 2018 “Best of the Net” Nomination c/o Tinderbox Journal // Fall 2018

  • Winner: 2018 Charter Oak Award from Alternating Coil Press [first place] (After I Get Top Surgery, J. Robert Oppenheimer Watches Me Make Out With My Partner) // Summer 2018

  • Winner: Bettering American Poetry 2017 (Bugged Car, Slow Burn; I, Too) // Summer 2018

  • The Ellis Review LGBTQIA+ category contest finalist // Summer 2018

  • Frontier Poetry chapbook contest shortlist // Spring 2018

  • L'Éphémère Review OVERTURE TO MEMORY contest shortlist: poetry (The Gutting); new & emerging writers (Parallel Inventions) // Spring 2018

  • Winner: Four Chambered Heart chapbook contest  // Spring 2018

  • Winner: The Atlas Review chapbook contest  // Fall 2017

  • Pushcart Prize Nomination c/o Dream Pop Press // Fall 2017

  • Winner: Sundog Lit collaboration contest [w/ torrin a. greathouse] // Fall 2017

  • Black Napkin Press 2017 chapbook contest runner-up // Fall 2017

  • 2017 Brett Elizabeth Jenkins Prize [Tinderbox Poetry] finalist // Fall 2017

  • 2017 “Best of the Net” Nomination c/o Nostrovia! Press // Fall 2017

  • 2017 “Best of the Net” Nomination c/o (b)OINK zine // Summer 2017

  • 2017 “Best of the Net” Nomination c/o Black Napkin Press // Summer 2017

  • Philadelphia Fuze Poetry Slam 2016-2017 season finalist // Spring 2017

  • Glass Poetry Press 2017-2018 chapbook contest finalist // April 2017

  • 2016 Bettering American Poetry Prize Nomination c/o Crab Fat Magazine // March 2017

  • 2016 Bettering American Poetry Prize Nomination c/o Glass Poetry Press // March 2017

  • Pushcart Prize Nomination c/o Rising Phoenix Press // Fall 2016

  • Pushcart Prize Nomination c/o Crab Fat Magazine // Fall 2016

  • 2016 “Best of the Net” Nomination c/o Voicemail Poems // Fall 2016

  • Finalist @ Capturing Fire // Washington, D.C. // June 2016

  • Grand Slam Champion @ Loser Slam // Red Bank, NJ // May 2016

  • Philadelphia Fuze Poetry Slam 2015-2016 season finalist // Spring 2016

  • “Where Are You Poet” chapbook contest finalist (the bottom of the bottle speaks [to queer youth]) // October 2015

  • 30 Second Slam Champ @ Capturing Fire // June 2015

  • Grand Slam Champion // Rowan University, NJ // December 2014

  • Monmouth County Fair First Place in Creative Writing // Summer 2014

  • Honorary Teen Arts “Top of the Top” Distinction // April 2014

  • Creative Communication “Top Ten: Grades 10-12” Distinction // March 2014

  • Third Place 2013 Lake Effect National High School Poetry Competition // Winter 2014

  • Two (2) Regional Scholastic Silver Key Awards // Winter 2014

  • Three (3) Regional Scholastic Honorable Mention Awards // Winter 2014

  • First Place for (Movie) Review from GSSPA // October 2013

  • Monmouth County Fair First Place in Creative Writing // Summer 2013

  • Teen Arts “Top of the Top” Distinction // Spring 2013

  • Regional Scholastic Silver Key Award // Winter 2013

  • Four (4) Regional Scholastic Honorable Mention Awards // Winter 2013

  • OPPF Annual Young Leaders Poetry Competition, Second Place // Winter 2013

  • Regional Scholastic Gold Key Award // Winter 2012

  • Teen Arts Festival, Second Place // Spring 2011


Publications