I’m grateful to literary journal Rogue Agent for nominating my poem, “Papier-mâché” for the Pushcart Prize. This is my 2nd Pushcart nomination this year.
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Pushcart Prize Nomination by The Shoutflower
The Shoutflower nominated my poem, “Sentinel Species” for the Pushcart Prize! This is my second Pushcart nomination and for what may be my most Appalachian poem, so I’m especially happy for this one.
WV Water Crisis 5th Anniversary & Poetry
5 years ago today was the Elk River, West Virginia Chemical Spill/Water Crisis. It inspired my poems “Cover Us with Mountains” (published by Appalachian Journal) & “Baptism by Fire” (published & Pushcart nominated by Still Journal). Both poems are in my WV-inspired poetry book, Give the Bard a Tetanus Shot.
Pushcart Prize Nomination
I’m so very grateful to Still Journal for nominating my poem, “Baptism by Fire,” for the Pushcart Prize! This is my first Pushcart nomination and the poem was inspired by the 2014 WV Chemical Spill/Water Crisis, so it’s even more meaningful to me. “Baptism by Fire” is included in my debut poetry book, Give theContinue reading “Pushcart Prize Nomination”
Poetry Forthcoming in Spillway
My poem, “Snow Cream,” will be published in Spillway‘s “Seasons” themed issue this summer. So many poems from Spillway been Pushcart Prize winners, the journal has jumped up to #18 on the frequently referenced Pushcart Prize Rankings list — just below Paris Review and Tin House, just above Agni, Yale Review and Rattle and farContinue reading “Poetry Forthcoming in Spillway”