Motherland: Stories and Poems from Louisiana

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Books Published

Sketch of a Serpent (Ébauche d’un serpent), translation of a long poem by Paul Valéry (Thorp Springs Press, 1987).

Married to Dance: The Story of Irina and Frank Pal (Midwestern State University Press, 1995).

A Certain Attitude: Poems by Seven Texas Women (one of seven women featured), edited by Laura Kennelly (Pecan Grove Press, 1997).

Tent Posts (Poteaux d’angle), translation of prose poems by Henri Michaux (Green Integer Press, 1997).

Nelida, translation of a novel by Countess Marie d’Agoult (State University of New York Press, 2003). Winner of the Soeurette Diehl Fraser Award for Best Translation, Texas Institute of Letters.

Motherland: Stories and Poems from Louisiana (Lamar University Press, 2014).

Bushwhacking Home: Poems  (TCU Press, forthcoming, April 2017).

Recently Published or Forthcoming Poems

The Alembic, TBA, “Duerme Con Los Angeles”

Amarillo Bay, Fall 2017, “I Think I Know”

Amarillo Bay, Vol 15 Number 3,  August 2013, “Dominique at the Car Wash”

Amarillo Bay, Vol 15 Number 3,  August 2013, “God’s Own”

Amarillo Bay, Vol 15 Number 3,  August 2013, “This Time”

Amarillo Bay, Vol 15 Number 3,  August 2013, “Storm in Drought”

Amarillo Bay, Vol 15 Number 3,  August 2013, “A Self-Mocking Song”

Atlanta Review, Fall 2015, “The World Wants Us Well”

Bluestem, Fall 2017, “In the Garden” and “Mountain Dissipation”

Broad River Review, Spring 2016, “Bearing Witness”

The Broken Plate, Spring 2014, “Peaking”

The Broken Plate, Spring 2014, “Recuerdos de la Alhambra”

Burningword Literary Journal, “Integrity”

The Cape Rock, Spring 2014, “Leda and the Twinkies Truck” 

The Cape Rock, Spring 2014, “Midnight Walk, 2 P.M.”

Clare Literary Magazine, “Autumn”

Concho River Review, Spring 2014, “Les Gisants”

Crack the Spine, Winter 2015, “Assessment Rubric”

decomP Magazine, Fall 2016, “St. Peter With Key And Wings”

The Delmarva Review, 2015, “Leftovers”

Edison Literary Review, Fall 2015, “After All, Poetry On Ice”

Forge, Summer 2014, “Stage 4 Drought, North Texas”

FRiGG, Fall 2014, “Specter”

FRiGG, Fall 2014, “Her Voice”

FRiGG, Fall 2014, “Magna Mater”

The Healing Muse, TBA, “Leaning Into Pascal”

Licking River Review, “Threshold”

The MacGuffin, Spring/Summer 2014, “The Dying Gaul”

New Ohio Review, #14, 2013, “Sappho as Sibyl”

Oklahoma Review, Spring 2013, “Night Messenger”

Oklahoma Review, Spring 2013, “Soul of the Bull”

Red River Review, October 2016, “First Snow, Two Inches”

Sanskrit, TBA, “The Serpent’s Reproach”

Schuylkill Valley Journal of the Arts, Winter 2013, “Cat, Naturally Selected”

Soundings East, Volume 35, Fall 2013, “À  Mon Seul Désir”

Summerset Review, Summer 2013, “The Book of Kells”

Tower Journal, Fall 2014, “Praecipitandus Est Liber Spiritus”

Valparaiso Poetry Review Fall 2017, “September Shadows Landscape”

Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry & Arts Magazine, Vol 9 Number 2, February 2017, “The Partial Angel”

Voices de la Luna: A Quarterly Poetry & Arts Magazine, Vol 9 Number 1, 2016, “My Husband, A Distant Relation”

Weber: The Contemporary West, TBA, “Venus of Willendorf”

Westview, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2014,”Hard Wine”

Westview, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer 2014, “The Shattered Image”

WestWard Quarterly, April 2014, “An Excellent Green Tea”

Wild Violet, 4 August 2013, “Pietà: The Mary of Michelangelo”

Word Fountain, November 2017, Pushcart Nomination, “An Endless Loop” and “Love in the Desert”