publications: poems in journals

FORTHCOMING

  • Barrow Street (2017): “From/The Pines”
  • Glass: A Journal of Poetry (2017): “Repetition”
  • Hello Mr. (2017): “La Identidad”
  • The Ocean State Review (2017): “Dog-eared” and “Rites”
  • Salamander (2017): “Dis/Arming” and “The North Sky”
  • Sugar House Review (2017): “Cold Enough for Snow,” “An Alberta Clipper,” “Snowflakes” and “Other Music”

2017

  • The American Literary Review (2017): “The License Plate,” “Not An Anthem,” “Taken” and “Three Men”
  • Carve (Spring, 2017): “Own/Now”
  • inter|rupture (#19, February, 2017): “Things Are Not What They Seem” and “Preface to a Hangnail”
  • Interim (Vol. 33, Issue 3): “Staying” and “The Killing Jar”
  • The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts (June 19, 2017): “An Overheard Conversation”
  • Posit (#14, 2017): “Inverses/A Pastoral” and “Somewhere a Messenger”
  • Pouch (2017): “Sustain/Blue”
  • Tammy (#7, 2017): “Reading (in) the Sun”
  • Thrush Poetry Journal (March, 2017): “Floriculture”

2016

  • The Adroit Journal (#18, Fall, 2016): “Inside Out” and “Water Damage”
  • Apple Valley Review (Spring, 2016): “Diffusion”
  • Colorado Review (Spring, 2016): “Intrinsic”
  • december (27.1, Spring, 2016): “Concerning the Storm” and “After”
  • Interim (online, 2016): “Staying” and “The Killing Jar”
  • Long Dumb Voices (#1, January, 2016): “From a Tree” and “Rain as Interlude”
  • Midway Journal (Vol 10, Issue #4 2016) “July”
  • Moledro Magazine (#4, December 2016): “Irreversible, the Jacket, and Knowing,” “After the Biggest Give,” and “Magnetic Field”
  • Sixth Finch (2016): “The Last Day in June”
  • Sonora Review (#71, 2016): “Terra Cotta” and “Without Curtains”
  • The Southampton Review (Winter/Spring 2016): “Dis/Solutions”
  • Superstition Review (#17, May, 2016): “Chambers,” “Firmament,” “Push,” and “Nude” http://blog.superstitionreview.asu.edu/?p=13481&preview=1&_ppp=729cf787ff

2015

  • Apple Valley Review (Spring, 2015): “Volatiles” (nominated for 2015 Best of the Net)
  • Barrow Street (Winter 2014/2015): “Red Apples (In The) Glass Bowl,” “The Rakes (Are In) The Attic,” and “Nerve Endings”
  • Clockhouse (#3, 2015): “A way to understand that isn’t direct”
  • Crazyhorse (#87, Spring 2015): “Inside Façade” and “The Sky Cellar”
  • Elohi Gadugi (Spring, 2015): “Frames”
  • Folio (Spring 2015): “Anecdote of a Grave Man” and “Concerning Minerals”
  • The Fourth River (Fall, 2015): “Artifacts” and “Portland (As I walk to another bus depot on my eventual…)”
  • Gargoyle (#62, 2015): “Surveyors”
  • Hamilton Stone Review (#32, Spring 2015): “About/Save/Face” and “In Sunglasses”
  • HIV Here & Now (September 18, 2015): “Concerning Honey” http://www.hivhereandnow.com/poems/poem-106-%C2%B1-september-18-2015/
  • Matter Monthly (#10, 2015): “To make order meaningful by subtracting from the ruins”
  • Midway Journal (Vol. 9, #2, 2015): “Assuage/A Menagerie”
  • Pacifica Literary Review (#6, Summer 2015): “Branching” (winner: Pacifica Literary Review Look and Leap Contest)
  • Pangyrus (August 30, 2015): “Crows With Sun”
  • Pilgrimage Magazine (#39, 1&2: 2015): “Recover Yesterday”
  • Ruminate (#36,  Fall, 2015): “You Grip a Key” (finalist: Janet B. McCabe poetry contest)
  • Ruminate (#35, Summer, 2015): “Empathy” (nominated for the Orison Anthology)
  • Salt Hill (#35, 2015): “Red On White”
  • Small Po[r]tions (#4 online, 2015): “Rendition of Maurice Blanchot’s When the Time Comes translated by Lydia Davis”
  • Small Po[r]tions (#4 print, 2015): “Erasure of Kevin McLellan’s Rendition of Maurice Blanchot’s Death Sentence translated by Lydia Davis”
  • Superstition Review (podcast, February 10, 2015): “Eschatology,” “Nota Bene,” and “Dear Canaries,” https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/superstition-review/id552593273
  • Timber (October 6: Fall 2015): “The Plurality of Each Each”
  • Third Coast (Fall, 2015): “Thereafter” (winner: the 2015 Third Coast Poetry Prize) and “Compounds”
  • Thrush Poetry Journal (September 2015): “Please Establish a View”
  • Vitality (2015): “On Circumambience”
  • West Branch (#78 Spring/Summer 2015): “The Horse Isn’t Dead” and “Frontier” (nominated for Pushcart Prize)
  • Western Humanities Review (Volume 69.2, Winter 2015): “Demarcate”

2014

  • 2nd & Church (#6, Summer 2014): “Somewhere in West Glover”
  • Gazing Grain (broadside): “Confessions of a single housewife who is also a gay man”  
  • Hawai’i Review (#79, 2014): “Parallel”
  • The Original Van Gogh’s Ear Anthology: “Plot”
  • Puerto del Sol (49:2, Spring 2014): “Skin”
  • The Puritan (#27, Fall 2014): “Doors” (finalist: Thomas Morton Prize judged by Margaret Atwood)
  • Requited Journal (#11, 2014): “Dream Interrupted,” “Mineral Kingdom,” Sound Bite Sound Off,” and “With Curtains”
  • Sixth Finch (Spring, 2014): “What Must Stay Behind”
  • Spoon River Poetry Review (39.2, Winter 2014): “Exordium”
  • Sugar House Review Sound of Sugar series (July 5, 2014): “There’s hard light and soft light” http://sugarhousereviewblog.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-sound-of-sugarkevin-mclellan.html
  • Superstition Review (#14, 2014): “Dear Canaries,” “Eschatology” and “Nota Bene”
  • Thrush Poetry Journal (July 2014): “I’m Not Coming Home Anymore”

2013

  • About Place (Vol. II: Issue 1: guest edited by Annie Finch, 2013): “Prologue”
  • American Letters & Commentary (#24, 2013): “Concerning the dotted line” and “Quicksand & Sinkholes”
  • The Chariton Review (36:1: Spring, 2013) “The Street, A Jetty” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • Fourteen Hills (#20: No 1: 2013): “Carnal Knowledge”
  • Ilk Journal (#7, 2013): “The Cartography of Furniture” and “This isn’t about silence”
  • Inman Review (#5, 2013): “4 ways of needling adverbs,” “An imaginary conversation,” and “Relational problems with art #1”
  • Interim (Vol 30: Issue #1 & #2, 2013): “Before the Door” and “Fuck Face”
  • Lines + Stars (Spring/Summer 2013): “Untitled (On the brown carpet, an envelope…)” and “Untitled (These sparrows flying low…)”
  • Lingerpost (2013): “Conductors”
  • the luminary (U.K.) (#3, 2013): “Neither Sleeping nor Waking”
  • Ocean State Review (2013): “In between the leaves dropping”
  • Ozone Park Journal (Winter, 2013): “The City of Our Accord” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • Ruminate (#30, 2013): “Hands”
  • Sliver of Stone (#6, 2013): “Counterpoint”
  • Sugar House Review (#9: Fall/Winter, 2013): “There’s hard light and soft light” and “Visiting”
  • Thrush Poetry Journal (March, 2013): “His interior, thickening” (nominated for a Pushcart Prize)
  • Vinyl (#8, 2013): “Cogito” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)

2012

  • 751 Magazine (#6, 2012): “The Sky as Vault” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • The Bakery: “On Disappearing” (collaboratively written with Patrick Armstrong)
  • The Barefoot Review (Winter, 2012): “Untitled (Too much of inside can…)” and “Untitled (That one can inward only so far…)”
  • Buddhist Poetry Review (#4, Spring 2012): “On being well,” “Marcus,” and “Elegy to Jack”
  • Cobalt (#1, 2012): “About our beginning”
  • Contrary (Spring 2012): “The Hard Because”
  • dislocate (#8: Summer 2012): “What wasn’t said”
  • Dirty Napkin (5.1: Winter 2012): “Untitled (The direction you look is what I call the future…)” and “Untitled (Mid-January maple and the veins on…)”
  • Float Press August Postcard Festival (August, 2012): “She is in August…”
  • inter|rupture (#5: 2012): “The Darkest Swan” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • Plath Profiles (#5 2012): “Sand Shiner”
  • Plenitude Magazine (#1: Fall, 2012): “Intersectional” and “The essence of both”
  • Right Hand Pointing (Issue #47): “Change”
  • Sixth Finch (Summer, 2012): “Any form of water” and “(a sentence)”
  • The Whistling Fire (2012): “Those Pines” (collaboratively written with Jeffrey Perkins)
  • word for/word (#21, Winter 2012): “A man called one field,” “Faux Republique,” “Itinerary,” “Parse,” and “Morning, Morning”

2011

  • Badlands (#2: Fall 2011): “An Exquisite Grammatology” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review: (#36: Summer, 2011): “From”
  • Chelsea Station (#1: 2011): “Amour Fou”
  • Diagram (11.1: 2011): “360” (collaboratively written with Steven DeMaio)
  • failbetter (Issue 40: Summer, 2011): “And they appeared like suns” and “April: the shape of: a shadow of”
  • Felt Sun (Winter, 2011): “A brown dwarf star” and “When topsoil gave”
  • Fringe Magazine (Issue 25: Winter, 2011): “Untitled (A warm autumn breeze. Purification, the act of…),” “Untitled (Even though I keep the thermostat on 60 degrees…),” “Untitled (These streets, these corridors…),” “Untitled (You said something else: you decide to not…),” and “Untitled (You worry about me worrying about you…)”
  • Horse Less Review (#9: 2011): “Untitled (One is not anonymous)” and “When we are no longer:”
  • inter|rupture (#2: June, 2011): “This Unmade Bed” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard) and “Among Our Darkness” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • Kenyon Review Online (Vol. IV, No. 4: September, 2011): “Tributary”
  • (The) Ocean State Review (Vol. 1, No. 1: 2011): “Listening to the Be Good Tanyas on Grassy Hill Radio”
  • Poetry East (#71: Fall, 2011): “And”
  • Prose-Poem Project (Vol. #2, Issue #2: Fall, 2011): “Relational problems with art #2”
  • Sugar House Review (#5: Fall/Winter, 2011): “Untitled (I’ve heard that due west…)” and “Untitled (That portion of the iced-over pond, where…)”
  • Town Creek Poetry (Fall, 2011): “Pastoral” and “The trouble with saturation”
  • Western Humanities Review (Vol. 65.2: Summer 2011): “Rendition of Maurice Blanchot’s The Madness of the Day translated by Lydia Davis”
  • Witness (Vol. XXIV, #3: September 2011): “18 instances of overlooking descriptors”

2010

  • 42Opus (Vol. 9, #4: January, 2010): “After Phosphorescence” (collaboratively written with Nellie Bellows) and “untitled” (collaboratively written with Carrie Bennett)
  • Arch Literary Journal (Issue #3: February 2010): “i forgot about our emergency exit” (collaboratively written with Carrie Bennett), “the ceremony” (collaboratively written with Pelle Lowe), and “these rooms” (collaboratively written with Judi Silverman)
  • BLOOM (Vol. 3. No. 2: Summer, 2010): “End of Bedrock”
  • Colorado Review (Spring, 2010): “It was not that long ago”
  • Dirty Napkin (Volume 3.2: Spring, 2010): “Untitled (The wind grips with icy teeth and this older man…)”
  • Literary Mama (June, 2010): “Daughter/Mother” and “A hare at dusk”
  • Muse & Stone (Fall, 2010): “Shutter” (collaboratively written with Derek Pollard)
  • poemeleon (April, 2010): “Taking off the boots” (collaboratively written with Karen Lepri) and “The Distance from Brooklyn to Boston Takes Four Hours to Bridge as Long as the Bus Doesn’t Burst into Flames” (collaboratively written with Sue Nacey)
  • Southern Humanities Review (Vol. 44, #3: Summer, 2010): “Fable for Eve” and “Son of a Gun”
  • Sugar House Review (#2: Spring, 2010):Untitled (Guilt the entire day for not helping…),” “Untitled (Dear Nadia, due to continued silence, I’m under…),” and “Untitled (It’s now about the grand kids I haven’t provided…)”
  • Versal #8: Spring, 2010): “Untitled (Despite not understanding enough of the what…)”
  • Verse Daily (web monthly feature, February, 2010): “After Phosphorescence” (collaboratively written with Nellie Bellows)

2009

  • Barrow Street (Winter, 2009): “On Psalms” and “Untitled (The scar from the incision —)”
  • Drunken Boat (Issue #10: Spring, 2009): “Apparition Street” and “To Forest Hills Station”
  • Hunger Mountain (#13: Winter, 2008-2009): “As a Child Mountains Surrounded Him” and “Resemblance of He”
  • Inman Review (#1: Fall, 2009): “Between myself and there,” “Company, dreaming, kept us” and “Sun in my eye”
  • Interim (#27, 1 & 2: 2009): “The Weight of Second Person” and “Asterisk: Borrowed and Manipulated Lines from Ashbery’s “And the Stars Were Shining””
  • Queen City Review (Fall, 2009): “Silver Lake,” “Sunday Windows” and “When night lit up when”
  • Town Creek Poetry (Fall, 2009): “Arran Island” and “Holy Island”
  • Wheelhouse Magazine (#8: Summer, 2009): How he beds alone” and “Rouge & Lipstick,” and “A kitchen with no oven” collaboratively written with Caroline Mercurio
  • Wicked Alice (Fall, 2009): “Untitled (Denim holds a hefty girl…),” “Untitled (Lily, a friendly stranger, says “No one has…)”, “Untitled (Desdemona dear, had your parents not read your story…),” and “Untitled (Dear Kate, it doesn’t matter that the almost…)”

2008

  • Admit2 (# 24: July, 2008): “Academy for the Dreams of Marionettes” (collaboratively written with Heather Overby), “This hot air balloon follows” (collaboratively written with Cheryl Clark) and “Redux [Was]” (collaboratively written with Kate Faragher Houghton)
  • Beauty/Truth: A Journal of Ekphrastic Poetry (Spring/Summer, 2008): “Eine Klein Nachtmusik”
  • Wheelhouse Magazine (#5: Winter, 2008): “Dear Pier Soderini,”

2007

  • Apple Valley Review (Vol. 2, #2: Fall, 2007): “Plastic Speak”
  • Arabesque Review (Vol. 3, #1: 2007): “Heart on Sleeve” and “White Space”
  • Barrow Street (Summer, 2007): “Split Personality”
  • Café Review (Winter, 2007): “In the event”
  • Eucalyptus: A Journal of the Broken Narrative (Vol. 2: 2006-2007): “The Barn and the Yard” and “Number 17”
  • Inch (#6: Winter, 2007): “Aristotle and the Swallow”
  • Konundrum Engine Literary Review (April, 2007): “Remarks on Nomenclature”
  • Right Hand Pointing (#15: 2007): “Home of the Brave” and “From Above”
  • threecandles (June, 2007): “Numbers” and “Hands”

2006

  • Lodestar Quarterly (#19: Fall, 2006): “From Reticent’s Gazebo” and “Breathing Room”
  • MiPoesias (November, 2006): “Fertile Earth”
  • Paper Street Press (Vol. III, No 2: Fall, 2006): “Nor’Easter at Dusk”
  • Stylus Poetry Journal (Australia) (#23: October 2006): “Openings:”

2005

  • Poetry Midwest (#14: Fall 2005): “Aria”, “Obstruction” and “On a Fresh Sidewalk, a Genuflecting Cement Mason”
  • Wilderness House Literary Review (Vol. I, #1, 2005) “Dear Mr. Schuyler” and “Options:”

2004

  • Exquisite Corpse (#14: Summer, 2004): “Oracles”

1995

  • Café Review (Vol 6.: Fall, 1995) “Where Men and Animal Collide”
  • The Review: Words and Images (1995): “Between Songs”

1994

  • Paramour (Vol 1: #4: Summer/Fall 1994) “Confessions of an Erogenic”
  • RFD (No 79: Autumn 1994): “Another Bee’s Chrysanthemum”

1993

  • Café Review (Vol 4.: Spring, 1993) “Inverse Insanity”
  • dew magzine (Vol 1: #1 October 1993): “Anxiety”
  • White Mountain Poets Society (Summer, 1993) “Camus”

1992

  • Conway Daily Sun (Vol 4: #49: March 19, 1992) “Camus”
  • Technology of the Sun (# 4: 1993) “Camus” and “Turning Left”