Publications

Poetry Collections
  • Salamat sa Intersectionality, Okay Donkey Press, May 18, 2021, print
Poems
  • “Turning Point,” Glassworks Magazine, forthcoming fall 2021, print & web
  • “Track: ‘Dead of Night’ by Orville Peck (2019),” Foglifter, forthcoming fall 2021, print
  • “Otap,” The New Southern Fugitives, forthcoming July 2021, web
  • “Permafrost,” Pedestal Magazine, forthcoming June 21, 2021, web
  • “Convergent Boundary,” Thin Air Magazine, June 13, 2021, print
  • “Asian Romance Guide to Marriage by Correspondence,” Hairstreak Butterfly Review, June 11, 2021, web
  • Reprint: “Advanced Studies” & “Nevada,” The Coil, June 2, 2021, web
  • “American Pastoral” & “Heritage,” beestung, May 20, 2021, web
  • “If They Equals You” & “Scar,” Cosmonauts Avenue, May 19, 2021, web
  • “Dear Darren Criss,” Burning Jade Literary & Arts Magazine, May 19, 2021, web
  • Reprint: “Desert Tango,” “A Token Isn’t Worth Anything,” & “Toyland”; Punk-Ass Book Jockey; May 10, 2021; web
  • Reprint: “Across the Desert,” “Pearls,” & “Western Mythology”; Hypertext Magazine; May 7, 2021; web
  • “Kimchi,” Rust + Moth, May 3, 2021, print & web
  • “El chisporrotear,” “La tormenta de arena,” & “Los pioneros”; Azahares; April 22, 2021; print & web
  • “Dela Torre” & “The Price of Olives,” The Emerson Review, April 21, 2021, print & web
  • “Ars Party Foul,” Gulf Stream Magazine, April 18, 2021, web
  • “Texas Tango,” Random Sample Review, April 17, 2021, web
  • “Gathering Wood, 1998,” The Racket, March 2, 2021, web
  • “This work of art is,” The Racket, February 9, 2021, web
  • “Halo-halo,” Rappahannock Review, December 11, 2020, web
    • This poem is accompanied by an interview with Rappahannock Review
  • “Representation in the Borderlands” (later retitled “Repping in the Borderlands”), Camas, December 2020, print
  • “Father Gone” (later retitled “Father’s Estate”) & “Memories of Sacramento,” The Chaffin Journal, November 1, 2020, print
  • “Dear Jeremy,” Alien Magazine, August 21, 2020, web
  • “Coordinates for My Dad’s Ashes,” Figure 1, August 10, 2020, web
  • “An Expanse of Dirt Outside Fernley, NV” (later retitled “Fernley, NV Wilds”) & “The Spelunker’s Adventure Book” (later retitled “The High School Spelunker’s Guidebook”), FERAL: A Journal of Poetry and Art, August 1, 2020, print & web
    • “Fernley, NV Wilds” was nominated by Mississippi University for Women in 2020 for the AWP Intro Journals Project
  • “Academic Unraveling,” “Corporate Hierarchy,” & “SB254: Revises provisions relating to carbon reduction”; Sons and Daughters; June 15, 2020; web
  • “Angeligender,” “Michelangelo,” & “Technological Dismemberment”; LandLocked; May 7, 2020; pp. 54–56; print & web
    • “Angeligender” was nominated by Mississippi University for Women in 2020 for the AWP Intro Journals Project
    • “Michelangelo” was nominated by LandLocked for Best of the Net 2020
  • “Heart, Wine, and Desert,” Tributaries, The Fourth River, April 8, 2020, web
  • “Don’t Freeze with Me,” Tule Review, February 22, 2020, print
  • “Pauli Exclusion,” Dovecote Magazine, February 6, 2020, web
  • “Cybernetic Impromptu” & “OCD,” Thin Air Online, January 13, 2020, web
  • “Milk” (later retitled “Lactose Intolerance”), Glass: A Journal of Poetry, January 1, 2020, web
  • “What the Ocean Taught Me” (later retitled “Anti-mimetic Body”), Wend, December 10, 2019, p. 22, web
  • “Imago” & “My Mom Was a Picture Bride,” Foothill, November 8, 2019, pp. 22–24, print & web
    • “My Mom Was a Picture Bride” was nominated by Foothill for the Pushcart Prize 2020
    • “My Mom Was a Picture Bride” was also a finalist for the journal’s annual Editors’ Prize
  • “Berm,” My Loves, Ghost City Press, November 2, 2019, web
  • “Dust Storm,” Helen, October 21, 2019, print postcard & web
  • “Introduction to Literary Theory and Criticism,” The Matador Review, October 2, 2019, web
  • “PDX Tote Bag Aesthetic and New Year’s Eve Expectations” (later retitled “PDX Queen”), Queer Around the World Too, Qommunicate Publishing, September 30, 2019, pp. 88–89, print & e-book
  • “Lost Boys,” detritus, September 27, 2019, p. 31, web
  • “Naked Heat,” Lift Every Voice, Kissing Dynamite, September 21, 2019, p. 31, print
  • “Sidewind into the Universe,” The Shore, September 17, 2019, web
  • “Salt,” Transcend, September 2, 2019, print & e-book
  • “A Practical Guide to Confronting Racism,” Elephants Never, September 2, 2019, web
  • “Mantis,” “Mosquitoes,” & “Parasitism”; Prismatica Magazine; August 12, 2019; print, web, & e-book
  • “Call Me Wallaby,” “Jouissance,” “Sizzle,” “Sylvia Plath and Virginia Woolf Talk on My Thighs,” & “To Judith Butler”; Lockjaw Magazine; August 1, 2019; web
  • “Hyacinths,” The Blue Mountain Review, July 31, 2019, p. 35, web
  • “Cryogenesis,” Rigorous, July 27, 2019, web
  • “Dissonance,” trampset, July 26, 2019, web
  • “Memento Mori,” Marías at Sampaguitas, July 23, 2019, web
  • “Dissociate,” “Lazarus,” & “Stuck in Primordial Soup”; #EnbyLife; July 21, 2019; web
  • “Born on the Mountainside” (later retitled “Mountain Coda”), Noble / Gas Qtrly, July 11, 2019, web
  • “Frogs” & “Snails,” Vamp Cat Magazine, July 8, 2019, web
  • “Sanctuary,” Ghost City Review, July 7, 2019, web
  • “Worknight Tango,” Sons and Daughters, July 4, 2019, web
    • I read this poem, among others, for the first episode of Sons and Daughters’ Virtual Reading Series
  • “Nevada,” Mojave Heart Review (defunct), July 1, 2019, web
  • “Math Class,” detritus, June 28, 2019, p. 50, web
  • “Post-apocalyptic,” “Salamat for Intersectionality” (later retitled “Salamat sa Intersectionality”), & “They Call It ‘LGBT Family Building’”; Cathexis Northwest Press; June 28, 2019; web
    • These poems are accompanied by an interview with Cathexis Northwest Press
    • “Salamat sa Intersectionality” was nominated by Mississippi University for Women in 2019 for the AWP Intro Journals Project
  • “Desert Play Date” (later retitled “Desert Tango”), Mura (defunct), June 22, 2019, web
  • “Freedom in Six Parts,” “Gates of Paradise,” & “Potato Bugs”; Empty Mirror; June 14, 2019; web
  • “Advanced Studies,” Mura (defunct), June 7, 2019, web
  • “Filipinx” & “Shape,” Juke Joint Magazine, May 30, 2019, web
    • “Filipinx” was nominated by Juke Joint Magazine for Best of the Net 2019
  • “Waiter,” Red Eft Review, May 17, 2019, web
  • “Evening Wear Realness” & “Miscegenation Blues,” Brine Literary, January 1, 2019, pp. 25–26, web
  • “Capitalism Isn’t for Birds,” “Merry-go-round,” “Toyland,” & “Where the Trails of Our Bodies Meet”; Loose Leaf; several issues throughout 2016; print zine
  • “Poet” & “Tango” (later retitled “Eureka” & “Sunrise Tango,” respectively), Page & Spine, December 18, 2015, web
  • “A Token Isn’t Worth Anything,” Feminist Spaces, December 2015, p. 49, web
  • “150 Years of Molt,” “Babel,” “Brave New World,” “Dollhouse,” “Don’t Burn Your Bones,” “Freudian Discontent Regarding Patterned Sexuality,” “Lessons in Sculpture,” “Lost in Humboldt” (later retitled “Humboldt County”), “Marsha P. Johnson Threw the First Brick” (later retitled “Western Mythology”), “Menagerie,” “Mommy,” “Pearls,” “Picasso Bleeds,” “Pioneers,” “Revelation Across the Desert” (later retitled “Across the Desert”), “Scrapyard Affair,” “Thank You,” & “Yellow-Blue Migraine”; Brushfire Literature & Arts; several issues throughout 2014–2019; print (archive available online)
Nonfiction (Creative & Expository)
  • “The Poetry of Wicked Mercy,” LitReactor, May 18, 2021, web
  • “Asian Bones,” Glassworks Magazine, March 1, 2020, print & web
    • “Asian Bones” was nominated by Glassworks Magazine for the Pushcart Prize 2021
  • “Bobby and the Princess,” Route 7 Review, December 5, 2019, web
  • “Pretty Edges,” Cold Mountain Review, November 11, 2019, web
  • “Wildman,” Nightingale & Sparrow, August 15, 2019, print & web
  • Staff Editorial: “Poetry Is Not Dead,” The Nevada Sagebrush, April 12, 2016, print & web
  • “Structuralism and Poststructuralism: Meaning in the Difference—No, ‘Differance,’” The Montag, April 2016, pp. 143–150, print
  • Staff Editorial: “The World Is a Queer, Queer Place,” The Nevada Sagebrush, October 20, 2015, print & web
    • This article was posted under then–Opinion Editor Ali Schultz’s account