Selected Publications

Best New Poets 2017 anthology.

Poetry Magazine: "Queerodactyl ('Spandex leggings authenticating my anaerobic')," "Queerodactyl ('Jewelry boom box spittin’ bidi bidi bom bom')," and "Queerodactyl ('My heart was a dystopian')" (November 2017 issue).

Poetry Magazine: "Those Seventy-Two Bodies Belong to Us" (September 2017 issue).

Meridian: The Semiannual from the University of Virginia - Print Issue 39: "Quinceañera."

Jet Fuel Review: "Blood Fantasia" (nominated for Best of the Net and a Pushcart) and "Las Criadas."

The Wandering Song: Central American Writing in the United States: in April 2017 (print anthology from Tia Chucha Press).

Juked - Print Issue 14: "Queerodactyl II" and "Queerodactyl III."

Winter Tangerine: "Día de los Muertos."

IMANIMAN: Poets Writing in the Anzaldúan Borderlands: "Self-Portrait According to George W. Bush" (print anthology from Aunt Lute Books).

Superstition Review: "PayDay Loan Phenomenology."

The Collapsar: "Queerodactyl V" (included in the 2017 Best New Poets anthology), "Queerodactyl VIII," and "Queerodactyl IX."

Platypus Press's wildness: "Queerodactyl VI" (nominated for Best New Poets) and "Queerodactyl VII."

Up the Staircase Quarterly: "Arthur's Spelling Trubble" (nominated for a Pushcart).

Public Pool: "Restored Mural for Orlando" (republished on NPR's Latino USA and mentioned in Melissa B. Warnke's "We can learn from the Orlando attack, but only if we're willing to be brave" on Los Angeles Times).

Breakwater Review: "After the Tempest" (nominated for Best of the Net), "Marrow ('Then a wealthy Israeli student with a modeling career')," and "Marrow ('The two-hearted spirit-spider generates blood')."

The Adroit Journal: "Midwestern Skulls for the Broken Latino."

Word Riot: "Finding Logic in a Crushed Head" and "Queerodactyl IV."

Reservoir: "When a Person Says Go Back to Your Country" (nominated for Best of the Net).

Connotation Press: "Migrant Workers Refurbish a House," "Atonement in the Key of Padre," and "Echoes of the Soft Fruit" (nominated for a Pushcart).

Notre Dame Review: "Borderland Pica: Blender" and "Tres Rostros del Fuego: After Luis Jiménez's Man on Fire: Parts I and II" (issue 40).

NonBinary Review: "Blancanieves" (nominated for Best of the Net).

Drunken Boat: "Litter."

The Acentos Review: "Preparations for a Journey Home."

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