Quarterly West: “Improvisation in an Alpine Field,” “Improvisation Containing Trace Elements” (forthcoming)
Copper Nickel
: “Improvisation on Federal Hill” (Fall 2019)
Los Angeles Review of Books: “From West Texas” (April 2019)
Gettysburg Review
: “The View from Here” (Summer 2018)
The Massachusetts Review: “Urban Menagerie” (Fall 2017)
AGNI: “Elegy for My Brother in the Wilderness” (Spring 2017)
KERA Art&Seek: “Republic” (May 2017)
New South: “The Problem” (November 2016)
The Greensboro Review: “Improvisation on Candy Cane Stilts” (Fall 2016)
The Minnesota Review: “On Justice” (November 2016)
Columbia Journal: “Pageantry” and “Viewfinder” (June 2016)
Tin House Online: “Improvisation without Accompaniment” (April 2016)
Crazyhorse: “Loomings No Longer” (Spring 2016)
Copper Nickel: “Ars Poetica with Watermark” (Spring 2016)
Harvard Review: “The Expedition” (Fall 2015)
Ninth Letter: “The Idea” and “All Honeycombed, the Ground” (Fall/Winter 2015-16)
Mid-American Review: “Pale Annual” (Fall 2015)
Thrush Poetry Journal: “Reflections on a Visit to Los Angeles” (November 2015)
Poetry Northwest: “We Fell Asleep at the Tuesday Matinee” (Summer/Fall 2015)
Nashville Review: “The Good Life” (Summer 2015)
Gulf Coast: “Not the Wind, Not the View” (Summer 2015)
Indiana Review
: “Pinwheel Floating on Water” (Summer 2015)
The Adroit Journal
: “And the Mountains Grew Sirens” (Summer 2015)
Fifth Wednesday
: “One Way of Doing Things” and “Small Talk at the Arboretum” (Spring 2015)
Forklift, Ohio
: “Snow Day” and “Oswald’s Ghost Addresses the Warren Commission” (Spring 2015)
Sycamore Review
: “Windfall” (Spring 2015)
diode: “I Wanted to Imagine Horses,” “Fever Dream,” and “Overture” (Spring 2015)
Barn Owl Review: “Welcome to North Fork” (April 2015)
Drunken Boat: “Wintering” (April 2015)
Linebreak: “Sonnet with Angels Watching Soccer” (March 2015)
Cimarron Review: “Vantage Point” (Fall 2014)
Day One: “The Ambassador” (October 2014)
Fugue: “Elegy” and “In the Valley, the Reservoir” (Summer/Fall 2014)
Carolina Quarterly: “Anachronistic Elegy” and “Lullaby” (Summer 2014)
American Literary Review: “Wavelength” (Fall 2014)
Bellevue Literary Review: “History” (Fall 2014)
West Branch: “To Whoever Broke into My Car” (Fall 2014)
Ninth Letter Web Edition: “The Tourist” (Summer 2014)
Cincinnati Review: “Ghost Town” (Summer 2014)
Parcel: “To Sadness” (Spring 2014)
Puerto del Sol: “Fair Day Fantasia” (Spring 2014)
Salamander: “Fermata” (Spring/Summer 2014)
Devil’s Lake: “Spring Bulletin” (Spring 2014)
Quarterly West: “Epilogue” (Spring/Summer 2014)
Meridian: “Go Long” and “Two Modes” (May 2014)
The Journal: “There and Back Ode” (Spring 2014)
Redivider: “Lament at Gettysburg” (Spring 2014)
Subtropics: “Today’s Forecast” and “Composition in Red” (Winter/Spring 2014)
The Collagist: “What’s That You Said?” (April 2014)
Colorado Review: “Telltale” (Spring 2014)
Cream City Review: “Vardaman” (Fall 2013/Winter 2014)
New Ohio Review: “At the Precise Moment of Your Awakening” (Spring 2014)
Weave Magazine: “Jamais Vu” (January 2014)
The Paris-American: “Dream” and “Because” (January 2014)
Tar River Poetry: “Live Oak on Fire” and “Flame Maple”  (Fall 2013)
Hayden’s Ferry Review: “Nocturne” (Fall/Winter 2013)
32 Poems: “Riches Ready” (Fall/Winter 2013)
diode: “Parable” and “Cause of Death” (Fall 2013)
New Orleans Review: “Dialectic” (October 2013)
Bateau: “Maybe They Will Sing for Us Tomorrow” (Fall 2011)
Washington Square: “Still Life of Hummingbird” (Summer/Fall 2011)


Creative Writing Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts
Faculty Senate University Writing Award for Poetry, University of North Texas
Mary Patchell Scholarship, University of North Texas
Rusty Duncan Scholarship, University of North Texas
Best New Poets Nominee, Harvard Review
Best New Poets Nominee, University of North Texas

Carol Houck Smith Scholarship in Poetry, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
Best New Poets Nominee, Crazyhorse
Elizabeth Lomax Memorial Presidential Scholarship, University of North Texas

Robert B. Toulouse Fellowship, University of North Texas
Finalist, Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing Fellowship
Best New Poets Nominee, Carolina Quarterly

Sycamore Review Wabash Prize for Poetry, selected by Bob Hicok
Work-study Scholarship in Poetry, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference
John Hollander Scholarship in Poetry, Sewanee Writers’ Conference
Pushcart Prize Nominee, Devil’s Lake
Best of the Net Nominee, Devil’s Lake
Best New Poets Nominee, The Paris-American
Best New Poets
Nominee, Subtropics
Denis Family Curatorial Fellowship in Special Collections, Johns Hopkins University
Archives Fellowship, Sheridan Libraries, Johns Hopkins University

Finalist, Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship, Poetry Foundation
Finalist, 30 Below Contest, Narrative
M.A./M.F.A./Ph.D. Scholarship, Sewanee Writers’ Conference

Owen Scholars Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University

Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha of Texas
Janet Guthrie Andrews Endowed Presidential Scholarship in English, The University of Texas
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin K. Collie Endowed Presidential Scholarship in Humanities, The University of Texas