Publications

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“Dear America,” finalist for the 2017 Gwendolyn Brooks Centennial Poetry Prize, forthcoming in Obsidian

“Tabloid for Judy Garland,” finalist in the 2016 Grist ProForma Contest

Poetry and Prose

“Doble-Elegy” and “Antisonnet for Alfonsina Storni,” forthcoming in Review: Literature and Arts of the Americas

“Milieu,” “The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez,” and “Domestic Violence,” forthcoming in the Scalawag Southern Latinx Poetry Series

“Elegy to the 1950s Waist,” forthcoming in Nightjar Review

“I Watched a Bat Kill Itself in Yuma,” forthcoming in The Arkansas International

“Take Me Out,” forthcoming in A Body of Athletics, edited by Natalie Diaz and Hannah Ensor

“Ode,” forthcoming in Vinegar and Char: Southern Food in Verse, edited by Sandra Beasley

“Hoax,” forthcoming in RHINO

“Looking at Women,” featured on the Best American Poetry blog

“Collective Memory,” “The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez,” “Texas Killing Fields,” The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez,” and “The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez,” in Virginia Quarterly Review

“Ekphrasis for a Photo Found after the Flood” and “Ekphrasis for a Photo Taken after the Flood” in Gravy

“I Leave,” featured in The Literary Review

“Elegy for a Quinceañera Dress” in Apogee

“Marfa Lights” and “Houston” in The Boiler

“Post-Elect” in The Nation

“Bird Atlas,” “Jess,” and “Interrogation” in Tinderbox Poetry Journal

“Injection Well” and “Drag” in West Branch

“The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez” in Miracle Monocle

“Elegy for Kanye West” and “True Crime Addict” in Banango Street

“Dolled Up,” “‘November Rain’ Triptych,” and “Obituaries” in The Broken Plate

“Tabloid for Jayne Mansfield,” “Tabloid for Lupe Vélez,” and “Tabloid for Lori Erica Ruff” in Puerto del Sol

“Texas Seven” in Juked

“Last Seen” in Midwestern Gothic

“The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez” in New Plains Review

“Rita Hayworth Triptych” and “White Mexican Girl” in The Acentos Review

“The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez” and “The Many Deaths of Inocencio Rodriguez” in New South

“Landscape with Graceland Crumbling in My Hands,” “A Transitional Time for Planets,” and “Ken Caminiti Dies in a Houston Hotel” in Pittsburgh Poetry Review

“‘Just Like Heaven,’ The Cure” in Coldfront Magazine‘s Poets off Poetry: Song of the Week Series

“Miscarriage” and “Watching The Last Days of Left Eye” in Up the Staircase Quarterly: ’90s-Themed Issue

“White Mexican Girl,” “Still Life with Aunt Carmen at Bravo’s Mexican Restaurant, 2009,” and “My Grandmother as Erté’s Starstruck” in Somos En Escrito

“One-Night Stand with The Birds in the Background” and “Tequila, Cinnamon, Orange”  in Banango Street

“Tabloid for the Black Dahlia” and “Tabloid for JonBenét Ramsey” in Bennington Review

“Self-Portrait with Headphones On” in Third Coast

“Elegy 2,” “I Leave,” and “La Estrella” in Blackbird

Short Essay

“Shoebox” in proFmagazine

“A ‘Wish for Someplace Else’: Latinx Poetry as Community” in Read Diverse Books

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