Published Work, Awards, Readings, & More



Art Director, SmokeLong Quarterly, 2012-Present

Guest Editor, The Writing Disorder2016-Present

Art Director, Animal: A Beast of A Literary MagazineFeb-June 2013



The Way Home, Collection of poetry and prose / Dancing Girl Press, 2012 (Kindle edition published by The Writing Disorder)

For the Woman Alone, Collection of poetry and photographs / Ampersand Books, 2014

Bomb, Collection of poetry / Ampersand Books, forthcoming in Fall of 2016



Short Art Films

Before it Breaks,” 3rd Annual Iron Horse Literary Review Film Fest, 2015


Performances Pieces

The Day They Found: A [De]Construction, Violin + Poetry. The Space Station, with violinist Sarah Morrison. January 22, 2016. Orlando, FL.

Demagnetic Cabaret. Vinyl Arts Bar, with artists Tony Christy and Laura Mansfield. February 2, 2016. Orlando, FL.

Bomb. Artlando, with violinist Sarah Morrison. September 26, 2015. Orlando, FL.

For the Woman Alone: A Weaving of Words, Percussion and Movement, The Gallery at Avalon Island, with Emotions Dance Company + Mark DeMaio from The Flammable Babylon Percussion Ensemble. November 7, 2014. Orlando, FL.

Body, Out + 7 Ways of Unfolding, The Space, with guitarist Rhae Royal and dancer Christin Caviness. August 2013. Orlando, FL.

The Way Home. The Collection as Performance: Sound Narrative. Timucua Arts White House, with guitarist Mandy Burgan, dancer Christian Caviness, and trumpet player Benoit Glazer. January 6, 2013. Orlando, FL.


Readings, 2014-2016

Rough Magick, Beyond Baroque / Los Angeles, CA; October, 2016

Banned Books Readout, Orange County Public Library / Orlando, FL; October, 2016

There Will Be Words, The Gallery at Avalon Island / Orlando, FL; September, 2016

Art from Dark Places, Henao Contemporary Center / Orlando, FL; September, 2016

Nicelle Davis Presents The Walled Wife, Skylight Books / Los Angeles, CA; May 1, 2016

We Survived AWP, Chevalier’s Books / Los Angeles, CA; April 3, 2016

Buried Alive: The Architecture of Haunting, Hugo House / Seattle, WA; March 26, 2016

My Queer Valentine, The Jack Kerouac House / Orlando, FL; February 16, 2016

Hidden Continent, The Space Station/ Orlando, FL; February 13, 2016

Erotic Poetry Night, Writer’s Atelier / Orlando, FL; February 7, 2016

Culture Pop! Maitland Art Center / With dancer Christin Caviness Maitland, FL; January 15, 2016

Bohemian Woods, The Imperial / Orlando, FL; January 5, 2016

Bowery Shadows: A Patti Smith Tribute, The Parkview / Winter Park, FL; Dec 16, 2015

Poetry Circus, Griffith Park / Los Angeles, CA; September 19, 2015

Welcome to Anxiety, The Space Station / Orlando, FL; September 8, 2015

Queer Poets Showcase: Southern Fried Poetry Festival, sponsored by Sibling Rivalry Press; June 2015

Wilson Santos Presents My Verse, Sleeping Moon Café / Winter Park, FL; May 1, 2015

An Exploration of Poetry, Reading + Panel Q&A, The University of Central Florida’s Book Festival / Orlando, FL; April 18, 2015

Local Poet Showcase, Orlando Public Library, Herndon Branch / Orlando, FL; April 11, 2015

There Will Be Verse, Stardust Video & Coffee / Orlando, FL; April 2015

For the Woman Alone, Reading + Q&A, Valencia College / Orlando, FL; April, 2015

Out of Cupid’s Mouth: Warm Love in February, Rainbow Book Fair / NY, NY; Feb 24, 2015

For the Woman Alone, A Reading with Sarah Herrington and Francesca Lia Block, Book Soup / West Hollywood, CA; Feb 22, 2015

Welcome to Anxiety, The Space / Orlando, FL; September 2014

Literocalypse, The Space / Orlando, FL; September 5, 2014

For the Woman Alone, A performance with dancer Christin Caviness, Functionally Literate / Maitland, FL; September 28, 2014

There Will Be Words, The Gallery at Avalon Island / Orlando, FL; August 12, 2014

For the Woman Alone Book Launch, A Reading with Lisa Marie Basile and Ben Lowenkron, Berl’s Poetry Shop / Brooklyn, NY; June 8, 2014


Readings: 2010-2013

Fall 2013 – Tract 183 Culture Clatch; New York, NY

Fall 2013 – First Friday at Studio 26; Bushwick, Brooklyn

Fall 2013 – Poetry Cover Night; The Bowery Poetry Club; New York, NY

Fall 2013 – The Poet in New York; The Bowery Poetry Club; New York, NY

Summer 2013 – 4’33”: A John Cage Tribute, with musicians Beatriz Ramirez-Belt and F.C. Belt, the lawn at Lincoln Center; New York, NY

Summer 2013 – There Will Be Words: A Response to Rachel Simmons’ The Wonder and Sorrow Experiment; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Spring 2013 – Bethany Duvall’s art opening, “Anatomy: Stories in the Body”; Rhapsodic Bakery; Orlando, FL

Spring 2013 – Geneveive Tyrell’s art opening; Rhapsodic Bakery; Orlando, FL

Winter 2013- Orlando Museum of Art, 1st Thursday; Orlando, FL

Winter 2013- Book Soup: The Way Home reading and signing with Francesca Lia Block, who will be reading from and signing The Elementals; Los Angeles, CA


Spring 2012 – Second Flight: An Art Show by Bethany DuVall; Rhapsodic Bakery; Orlando, FL

Spring 2012 – Jesse Bradley presents We Will Celebrate Our Failures; Sip Lounge; Orlando, FL

Spring 2012 – UCF English Symposium; Cape Canaveral, FL

Spring 2012 – Poetry Cover Night; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Spring 2012 – There Will Be Words: reading from The Way Home – Performance with author Vanessa Blakeslee; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Spring 2012 – There Will Be Words; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Spring 2012 – There Will Be Madness; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Winter 2012 – Drunken Odyssey Xmas Party with John King; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Winter 2012 – 15 Views Book Launch; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Winter 2012 – There Will Be Words: Valentine’s Day edition; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Winter 2012 – Florida’s Love Magick Book Launch; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Winter 2012 – Love Magick Book Launch at The Bowery Poetry Club; NY, NY


Summer 2011 – Parcels; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Spring 2011 – The Kerouac House; Orlando, FL

Summer 2011 – Literary Death Match; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Summer 2011 – MOPE’s Full Frontal Lobes Art Show; The Cameo Theater; Orlando, FL

Summer 2011 – There Will Be Words; Urban ReThink; Orlando, FL

Summer 2011 – Harbor House Benefit; Orlando, FL

Summer 2011 – An Evening of Words & Friends; Orlando, FL

Winter 2011 – Blue Flower Arts; Atlantic Center for the Arts; New Smyrna Beach, FL


Summer 2010 – Theories of Landscape; Tatame Lounge; Orlando, FL

Spring 2010 –  Pink Art; City Arts Factory; Orlando, FL

Spring 2010 – Maitland Poets and Writers; Lake Lily Park; Maitland, FL


Art Shows

Orlando Continues, The Gallery at Avalon Island / Orlando, FL, 2016

This is A Safe Space, Art in Odd Places, with Tara Young / Orlando, FL, 2015

AGENCIES, The Sister Space / Orlando, FL, 2015

Daytona State College Exhibit, Kale Café / Daytona Beach, FL, 2015

TrIP: The Commuters, Photoset shown at The Gallery at Avalon Island / Orlando, FL, 2014

7 Deadly Sins: Presented by Emotions Dance, Photographs shown at The Venue / Orlando, FL, 2014

RAW Artists: PIXELS, / Brooklyn, NY, 2014

Mind of Pink Elephant Designs: Full Frontal Lobes, The Cameo Theater / Orlando, FL, 2011

Theory of Landscape, Tatame Lounge / Winter Park, FL, 2010

Pink Art, City Arts Factory / Orlando, FL, 2009


Visual Art: Magazine, Newspaper, Book, and Literary Journal Work

Various photographs, Ghost Parachute2016

“Proud and Defiant, Gay Clubs Celebrate Life and Mourn the Dead in Orlando,” The Daily Beast, 2016

Forty Martyrs by Phil Deaver (Burrow Press), Book Cover Art, 2016

“Rhythm, Ancestry in Marfa, TX,” & other photographs, The Passed Note, featured artist, 2016

Nimrod, Cover Art & Interior Art, 2016

Reservoir, Interior Art, 2015

“7 Ways of Unfolding,” Sweet: A Literary Confection, Graphic Nonfiction, 2014

Gulf Stream, Interior Art, 2014

Prick of the Spindle, Showcase Gallery, 2014

“Forest For The Trees,” Yoke Quarterly, Photo Essay, 2014

The Ampersand Review, Interior Art, 2014

Adrienne: A Poetry Journal for Queer Women, Cover Art, 2013

Redivider, Emerson College’s Literary Journal, Cover Art, 2013

Elegant Punk by Darlin’ Neal (Press 53), Book Cover Art, 2012

15 Views of Orlando, Burrow Press, Cover Art / Orlando, FL 2012

Corium MagazineCover Art, 2012

“Creation Story,” Corium Magazine, Interior Art, 2012

“Salvation Mountain,” The Writing Disorder, Featured Photoset, 2012

How Esmerelda Estrus Got Her Revenge by Jesse Bradley (Currupt Press), Book Cover Art, 2011

Redivider’s Featured Artist; Interior Art and Cover Art for Issue 9.1, 2010

Various photographs on, 2010-Present

Various photographs in SmokeLong Quarterly, 2010-Present

make/shift: Photograph accompanies “Nude” by Anne Marie Rooney,” 2010

make/shift: Photograph accompanies “Pieces of Us: The Telling of Our Transformation,” by The Azolla Story, featuring writing by Stacey Milbern, Mia Mingus, and Leah Lakshimi Piepzna-Samarasinha, 2010


Prose/Poetry: Magazine and Literary Journal Work


“Bomb,” Los Angeles Review, forthcoming in Spring 2017

“Through Yet Another War,” & other poems, Paper Nautilus, forthcoming in 2016

“Hollandia Farms,” Into The Void Magazine / June, 2016

“Last Night in a Dream,” The Writing Disorder / June, 2016 / Images by Alex Kafka

“Out Creeps Aunt Greta,” Exquisite Duet  with Michael Pollock / June, 2016

“County Line Poem,” The Good Men ProjectJune, 2016

“Dedication: To The One I Will Marry,” Sweet: A Literary Confection / January, 2016

“Atlantic,” Ultraviolet Tribe / October, 2015

“Currents,” co-authored with Sheila Squillante, The Good Men Project / September 2015

“Burial + Other Poems,” OCHO / September, 2015 (“Burial” was nominated for The Pushcart Prize in 2015)

“Five Ways of Becoming an Unknown City,” HIV Here & Now Project / September, 2015

“Before it Breaks,” Functionally Literate Zine / 2015

“Before it Breaks,” The Poetry Circus Chapbook / September, 2015

“Flower Girl + Other Poems,” Adrienne: A Poetry Journal of Queer Women / June, 2015

“Dedication: To the Registrar,” PANK / March, 2015

“To Be the Houses,” “At My Grandmother’s Funeral, I Imagined Holding My Lover’s Hand,” Corium Magazine / 2015

There Is No Such Thing As Spring, + Interview” co-authored with Sheila Squillante, R.kv.r.y. Quarterly /2015

“Peaks,” Sweet: A Literary Confection; Issue 5.3, May 2013; All of Us Anthology / 2014

“Before it Breaks,” The Ampersand Review / November, 2014

“Made of Moon Pulls,” Quail Bell Magazine with artist Alex Kafka / October, 2014

“A Prayer for a Soul in a Body,” The Sacred Plate / September, 2014

“A Sad, Private Place + Body, Out” TheThePoetry / July, 2014

First Corpse, collaboration of anonymous poetry, Deadly Chaps Press / October, 2013

“It Begins (The Other End),” The Ampersand Review / October, 2013

“San Andreas Fault,” The Ampersand Review / September, 2013 (Nominated for The Pushcart Prize)

“Dialogue: Land, Wheel + Words,” The Writing Disorder with Kayla Roseclere / 2013

“wintering” Letras Caseras / July, 2012

“happy” Breadcrumb Scabs /April, 2011

“There’s a hound inside her lungs” Sweet: A Literary Confection / September, 2011

“secret:” & “hey there, dizzy girl,” Bicycle Review / September, 2011

“Dedication” All Things Girl / November, 2010

“Exploring Body as Place: A Prose Poem” elephant journal / September, 2010



“Biography of My Orlando,” Other Orlandos anthology, Edited by Leslie Salas, forthcoming in 2017 with Burrow Press

“A Falcon Rips Orion From The Sky,” 34th Parallel / July, 2016

“Paradise,” Rough Magick Anthology, Edited by Francesca Lia Block and Jessa Marie Mendez / 2016

“It’s End of the World Karaoke…” PANK / May, 2012

“Belly of the Whale” Prime Number Magazine / March, 2012

“The Real Holly” The Writing Disorder / December, 2011

“Corina’s Blue Horse” Love Magick Anthology, Edited by Francesca Lia Block /December, 2011

“Seven Happy Endings” Stripped: A Collection of Anonymous Flash Fiction, Edited by Nicole Monaghan / October, 2011

“Little Things” Wigleaf / October, 2011

“Clay and Anchor” Gone Lawn / October, 2011

“Deconstruction” 15 Views of Orlando, presented by Burrow Press / July, 2011

“Westbound” Corium Magazine / July, 2011

“Trash” Gone Lawn / June, 2011

“Inside” SmokeLong Quarterly / December, 2011

“Fire Island,” Bicycle Review / September, 2011

“Wires and Light” Pindeldyboz / June, 2010



Creative Non-Fiction

“Vanish,” forthcoming in The Florida Review 

“In Honor of the Land,” Artborne Magazine / August, 2016

“A House, A Girl,” The Rumpus / Feb, 2016

“As I Remember It,” Journey to Planet Write project / Words in Place blog / March, 2016

“How to Nurture Your Writing: 5 Loving Tips,” elephant journal / August, 2015

“(Please be careful with these words.)” AGENCIES magazine / February, 2015

“7 Ways of Unfolding,” Sweet: A Literary Confection / January, 2014

“Girls, You Are Not Alone,” co-authored with Delila Smalley, The Transit

Interpretation Project / February, 2014

“Step To The Way Home” elephant journal / September, 2012

“Time/Space: An Ode” Burrow Press Review / March, 2012

“Salvation Mountain: A Photo Essay” The Writing Disorder / December, 2011

“Carrying Home on Your Back” elephant journal / October, 2011

“A Reflection on my Travels,” Burrow Press / October, 2011

“A Moment in the Aftermath of a Car Accident,” elephant journal / May, 2011


Book Reviews and Interviews (as Reviewer/Interviewer)

“Desire: A Haunting, An Interview with Molly Gaudry” Rain Taxi, forthcoming in 2016

“We Take Me Apart: Review,” The Drunken Odyssey / March, 2015

“An Interview with Molly Gaudry,” Burrow Press / June, 2011

“A Review of From the Hilltop by Toni Jensen,” Cow Heavy Books / January, 2011

Awards and Honors

Named Best Poet in Orlando, Orlando Weekly / October, 2015

Pushcart Prize Nominee, OCHO, “Burial”/ November, 2015

Nominated for Best of the Net, Corium Magazine / July, 2015

Third Place, Prick of the Spindle’s Poetry Open / February, 2014

Pushcart Prize Nominee, The Ampersand Review, “San Andreas Fault” / November, 2013

Co-finalist in the Literary Death Match, Episode Orlando / June, 2011

“The Heart of America,” Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction Award / July, 2010

AWP Intro to Journals Award in Fiction: Nominated as UCF’s Choice / December, 2010


Presentations, Panels, & More

Nevermore Metro Immersive Arts Festival, contributor; Los Angeles, CA; October, 2016

Artist Talk, Cypress Creek High School; February, 2016

Women Who Flash Their Lit, Bartleby Snopes Panel; December, 2015

Mindfulness & Creative Writing, Florida Writer’s Conference; October, 2015

An Exploration of Poetry, Reading + Panel Q&A, The University of Central Florida’s Book Festival; April, 2015

TrIP: The Commuters / Artist Talks, speaker; The Gallery at Avalon Island; September, 2014

Poetry Cover Night, Co-host, organizer, and presenter; The Bowery Poetry Club; November, 2013

Meditation and Creative Writing for Students, Full Sail University; September, 2012; November, 2012

Poetry Cover Night, Host, organizer, and presenter; Urban ReThink; August, 2012

And Her Soul Out of Nothing: Place, Movement, and Writing, Space Coast Young Writers’ Festival; July, 2012

Maitland Poets & Writers: Host, organizer, and presenter; Maitland Arts Center; December-May, 2012

Inside, UCF English Symposium; May, 2012

Meditation and Creative Writing for Instructors, Full Sail University; March, 2012



PEN American Center, 2015-Present

Association of Writers and Writing Programs, 2010-Present

Golden Key International Honour Society, University of Central Florida, 2006-Present

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars, University of Central Florida, 2006-Present


Voiceover: Official Book Trailer for Susan Hubbard’s Season of Risks (Simon & Schuster)