A. Poetry

  • “Driving to the End of the Storm,” Special Double Issue Crab Orchard Review:  Weather Reports–All About the Weather  (forthcoming, Winter 2018)
  • “Late in the Season, Widow Gardening,” Robinson Jeffers Tor House Foundation Newsletter and Honorable Mention in 2017 Robinson Jeffers Tor House Prize for Poetry, Spring 2017.
  • “How the Hogs Got There,” saltfront:  studies in habit(at).  Salt Lake City, UT, Issue 5, Spring 2017.
  • “Widow With Extra Doors,” Nimrod International Journal of Poetry and Prose, University of Tulsa, Fall/Winter 2016 Awards 38, 2016.
  • “Cardinal,” “Flamingo,” “Meadowlark,” “Vulture,” and “Sandhill Cranes,” Western Humanities Review:  A Journal of Fiction, Poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and Critical Essays, Volume 70.1, Spring 2016.
  • “Poet,” Even the Daybreak:  35 Years of Salmon Poetry.  Ed. Jessie Lendennie, Salmon Poetry Ltd., County Clare, Ireland, 2016.
  • “Bluffline, Loess Hills, Iowa,” Down to the Dark River: Poems on the Mighty Mississippi, eds. Philip Kolin and Jack Bedell, Louisiana Literature Press, 2016.
  • “Direct Address,” Dead in Good Company: A Celebration of Mount Auburn Cemetery, eds. John Garp and Kim Nagy, 2015.
  • Portal (a collection of poems), Salmon Poetry Press, Clare, Ireland.
  • “Fragment House,” Ocean State Review.
  • “Gone in Search,” Salamander.
  • “Song Net for an Estuary,” The Iowa Review.
  • “Crossties,” The Southern Review.
  • “Minnesota Burial: Plainsong,” “Philanthropist,” and “To Rivers,” ISLE:
    Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment
  • “Antietam Primer,” Boston Review.
  • “The Weight of the Dislodged” and “Theory of Disappearance,” Prairie Schooner.
  • “Eavesdropping in a Boatyard, East Boston” and “Piazza di Spagna 26,” Salamander.
  • “Blossom Running With a Rake,” Poetry East #59.
  • “Circus,” “Some Time After the World Tipped,” and “Tallgrass Prairie Preserve, Highway 177, Kansas,” Poetry East #58.
  • “Reading the Summer 2005 Anthropologie Catalogue,” New Politics.
  • “Fur, hair, and various fibers,” and “Watching the Weather Report,” Salamander.
  • “Habits of Recollection,” “The Other Side,” and “Respirations,” Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry.
  • “Elegy: The Discordant Note,” Crab Orchard Review.
  • “Diving Lesson,” and “Matter,” Crab Orchard Review.
  • “Grief, for a long time sound,” The Georgia Review.
  • “Childless,” Green Mountains Review.
  • “Naming Weather: Notes for Jean,” The Nebraska Review.
  • “Mood,” The 1997 Emily Dickinson Award Anthology.
  • “The Worthy Broken: Arabia Steamboat Museum” and “Wanting an Accordion,” The Nebraska Review, Spring 1998.
  • “Grown Sister’s Late Queries,” Harvard Review.
  • “Self-Pity as Vulture” and “Orphan,” Echinox, Cluj, Romania: Universitatea Babes-Bolyai.
  • “Gatherings,” “Du Pont’s Black Powder Mills: Self-Guided Tour,” reprinted in Women on Hunting, Ecco Press.
  • “Thorn Abbesses: The Netherlands,” Poetry East.
  • “The Permanence of Intimacy,” “Still, the Circulation,” and “Dream Text,” Prairie Schooner.
  • “Granite,” Salamander.
  • “Past Visions,” The Madison Review.
  • “Augury: January 16, 1991” and “Du Pont’s Black Powder Mills: Self-Guided Tour,” Indiana Review.

B. Scholarly/Essay—Forthcoming or Published

“Seasons on a (Prairie) Frontier: Notes on Process and Form in the Making of a Long Poem,” (In)scribing Gender: International Female Writers and the Creative Process, Edited by Jen Westmoreland Bouchard, Diversion Press.

“Hep,” Stepping on My Brother’s Head and Other Secrets Your English Teacher Never Told You: A College Reader. Eds. Charles Schuster and Sondra Perl. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann-Boynton/Cook.

“Voice(s) of the Poet-Gardener: Alice Oswald and Poetry of Acoustic Encounter,” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory—Special Issue on Ecopoetics. Ed. Ian Marshall. Penn State, Altoona.

“Niedecker’s Grammar of Flooding,” Radical Vernacular: Lorine Niedecker and the Politics of Place. Ed. Elizabeth Willis. Iowa City: U of Iowa Press.

“Haunted by Waters: The River in American Films of the West,” in The Landscape of Hollywood Westerns: Ecocriticism in an American Film Genre, Ed. Deborah A. Carmichael. Salt Lake City: U. of Utah Press.

“Gender and the U.S. Online Literary Scene,” in proceedings for the Gender & Global Digital Divide session at the Women’s Worlds 2005: 9th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Seoul, Korea.

“Overlappings: Lorine Niedecker and René Char: Exploring the Unlikely Likelihood:” (essay) Court Green (special dossier feature on Lorine Niedecker).

“A New Strategy for Improving Corporate Creativity,” (brief article) Strategy and Leadership, with Robert J. Allio.

“(Re) Educating for Leadership: How the Arts Can Improve Business,” Arts and Business, UK, with Ted Buswick and Alastair Creamer, (appearing online).

“The Politics of Writing Centers,” (book review) The Journal of the Conference on College Composition and Communication 54:1.

“Lorine Niedecker: Environment and a Grammar of Flooding,” (essay) ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment.

“Willfulness and Wild Space: A Geography of Motherlessness,” (personal essay) South Dakota Review.

“Surviving the Honeymoon: Bliss and Anxiety in a WPA’s First Year, or Appreciating the Plate Twirler’s Art,” in Kitchen Cooks, Plate Twirlers, and Troubadours: Writing Administrators Tell Their Stories, edited by Diana George, Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.