Publications

 

BOOKS

Salute the Wreckage coverSalute the Wreckage (NYQ Books, 2016)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

early deathThe Early Death of Men (NYQ Books, 2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 


Come, Armageddon: Poems 1997-2003 (Doom-Ah Books, 2004)

BROADSIDES

String Theory
(Blue Satellite Press, Millikin University) June, 2013

ANTHOLOGIES

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10 poems, The Resurrection of a Sunflower, Pski’s Porch Publishing.  May, 2017

LA Fiction“Acrobats.” Red Hen Press’s Los Angeles Short Fiction Anthology. May 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Clenched Fists.” Parts of the Whole: Poetry of the Body.  Forthcoming.

“Luck.” The Art of Survival. Kings Estate Press. June, 2014.
“The Road Previously Not Taken.” The Art of Survival. Kings Estate Press. June, 2014.
“Mummies.”The Art of Survival. Kings Estate Press. June, 2014.

Summer: An Eclectic Anthology of Poetry & Prose. Silver Birch Press.

Featuring:
“I’ll Tell You Why” (Short Story)
“The Sun” (poem)
“Rue de Rivoli (poem)

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Green: An Eclectic Anthology of Poetry & Prose.

Featuring:

“The Road Previously Not Taken.”
“Family Tree.”

 

Silver: An Eclectic Anthology of Poetry & Prose

Featuring: “The Necklace.”

 

 

   Beside the City of Angels: An Anthology of Long Beach Poetry (World Parade Books, 2010)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   At the Gate: Departures and Arrivals (Kings Estate Press, 2010)

 

 

 

 

 

 

   So Luminous the Wildflowers: An Anthology of California Poets (Tebot Bach, 2002)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Incidental Buildings and Accidental Beauty: An Anthology of Orange Country/Long Beach Poets    (Tebot Bach, 2001)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LITERARY MAGAZINES (PRINT AND ONLINE)

“In Our Twenties.” “The Role of Art.” Serving House Journal. Forthcoming.
“Punctuation Marks.” “What the Mechanic Said.” “404.” “Add Insult to Injury.” Yes, Poetry. 8/28/2017.
“Sing at Unnatural Hours in the Presence of Artificial Light.” The Nervous Breakdown. 7/21/2017
“Bus Boy.” Nerve Cowboy. Forthcoming.
“Leonard Cohen’s House on Hydra.” Anthem: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen (Anthology). Forthcoming.
“Phone Sex with a Trump Supporter” (Short Story). Literary Orphans. July Issue.
“Melancholia.” The American Journal of Poetry. Volume Three. 7/01/2017
“Pheromones.” (Short Story). The Stockholm Review of Literature. 5/28/2017

“The Fetus.” (Short Story). New Pop Lit. 8/04/2017.
“I’ll Tell You Why.” The Good Man Project, April 2017
“Memory Foam.” (Short Story). Chiron Review. Forthcoming.
“Golden Arches.” “You Are What You Eat” Main Street Rag. Food Anthology. Forthcoming.
“What If We Just Stopped Calling Death Death?” Main Street Rag. Bar Anthology. Forthcoming.
“Hearing Loss.” “My Father’s Brain.” “Alternate Endings.” “Reversal.” “Contact.” “The Night Before He Died.” The Grief Diaries, Vo. 2 Issue 8.
“Hitler-Loving Sex Robot.” “My Therapist Says I Should Date Myself.” The American Journal of Poetry, January 2017.
Munch: Les Solitaires (Deux Personnes). The Ekphrastic Review. September, 2016
“To the Student Who Asked Why He Earned a “C” on an Essay about Love.” Verse Daily. August 2016.
“To the Student Who Asked Why He Earned a “C” on an Essay about Love.”  The Writer’s Almanac. June 27, 2016.
“Recap of Yesterday’s Tenure-Track Job Interview in English.” “Meursault Gets a Job as an Adjunct English Teacher.” Rattle. Fall, 2016.
“Candidate.” Rattle (Poets Respond). March 2016
“Istanbul” (Short Story). decomP MagazinE. March, 2016.

“At 72.” American Mustard, Issue 3. January 2016.
“Cosmonauts” (Short story). Bartleby Snopes. December, 2015.
“White” Misfit Magazine. Fall 2015.
“The Second Day of the Year.” (Translated in Bulgarian by Katerina-Stoykova-Klemer). In My Own Accent. 4/16/15
“The Next War.” Turpin’s Cave. Tangerine Press, March 2
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“Time Laps,” Spillway Magazine, Issue 23. Fall, 2015.
“Death by Ink Eraser,” “Revising a Letter Already Sent,” and “Paul Gauguin: D’ou Venons Nous? Que Sommes Nous? Où Allons Nous? (1897). Ghost Town Literary Magazine. February, 2015.
“Debris Field,” “Quantum Entanglement,” “The Language of Airports.” Chiron Review, Spring 2015.
“To the Student Who Asked Why He Earned a “C” on An Essay about Love.” “Lost.” “This Is Just to Say.” Ragazine, November, 2014.

“Post-Impression.” So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. November, 2014.
“Sing at Unnatural Hours in the Presence of Artificial Light.” Chiron Review, Issue #97, Fall 2014.
“There Must Be another Way.” “Hope Chapel,” “The Arsonist.” American Mustard Issue #1. Summer 2014
“Alternate Endings.” Quincunx. Tangerine Press, UK April 2014
“The Death of a Comet.” Rappahannock Review, February 2014.
“The Night Before He Died.” Spillway, January 2014.
“Commando.” So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. November, 2013.
“Rebel.” So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial. November, 2013
“Golden Arches.” Slagdrop. Fall 2013.
“Inalienable Rights.” Slagdrop. Fall 2013
“Loomings” (Erasure Poem). Silver Birch Press Blog. July 2013
“The Middle Lane.” Live Wire. Fall, 2013.
“Stellar Outcasts.” The Bastille. Summer, 2013.
“Prelude to a Midlife Crisis.” Garbanzo! Forthcoming.
“The Famous Atheist.” Featured on Rattle website (From Summer 2012 Issue)
“You Must Change Your Life.” Cimarron Review. Summer, 2013.
“Revolt of the Books.” Cimarron Review. Summer, 2013.
“Inquisition.” Cimarron Review. Summer, 2013.
“My Friend the Christian.” Nerve Cowboy. Summer, 2013.
“The Early Death of Men.” Cultural Weekly. 11/1/2012

“The Math Mortician.” Verse Daily. 9/22/12
“Last Night on Nova.” Red Fez Issue #49
“Looking in People’s Houses.” Cultural Weekly.
“Lottery.” So It Goes: The Literary Journal of the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library. 
“Why Flowers Exist.” Gutter Eloquence. Issue 23
“What Ahab Needed.” Pearl. Issue 47. Forthcoming.
“Pessoa’s Typewriter.” Word Riot, June 2012.
“February 7.” Nerve Cowboy, Summer Issue, September 2014.
“The Famous Atheist.” Rattle. Summer Issue, June 2012.
“The Role of Art.” New York Quarterly. Forthcoming.
“Thirty-Three.” New York Quarterly. Forthcoming.

The Worst That Can Happen Is You Die Special Feature in Pearl Magazine Issue #45

Featuring:

“Looking in People’s Houses”
“Clenched Fists”
“You Are What You Eat”
“Radioactive”
“Josep Maria Subirachs: Saint Peter, 1992”
“What if We Just Stopped Calling Death Death?”
“God’s Wife Edited Out of the Bible”
“Exposed”
“Time Line”
“The Worst That Can Happen Is You Die”
“The Darkness of Libraries”
“The Astronaut’s Diary”

“Varnish.” Banky-Heavy Press, Husbands and Malfeasant Dogs, Spring, 2012
“Rebel.” Banky-Heavy Press, Husbands and Malfeasant Dogs, Spring, 2012
“The Bisous Ban.” Ambit (UK), Issue 207, Spring, 2012
“Is Anybody Out There?” Ambit (UK), Issue 207, Spring, 2012
“The Neck of God.” Ambit (UK), Issue 207, Spring, 2012
“Man Freed After 100 Hours Trapped in a Lavatory.” Ambit (UK), Issue 207, Spring 2012
“Pressed Man.” Re)verb. Issue 7, Fall 2011.
“The Second Day of the Year.” Re) verb. Issue 7, Fall 2011.
“The Curse of the Working Class.” Re)verb. Issue 7, Fall 2011.
“4th of July Bride.” Chiron Review, Fall 2011.
“Corrective Lenses.” Chiron Review. Fall 2011.
“Muse.” Chiron Review. Fall 2011.
“The First Time Books Saved My Life.” The Tule Review. Winter 2011.
“Bar’d.” The Tule Review. Winter 2011.
“Forsaken.” Chiron Review. Spring 2011.
“Commando.” San Pedro Review. Spring 2011.
“All My Life.” Nerve Cowboy. Spring 2011.
“Darth Vader Holds Up a New York Bank.” The Nervous Breakdown. April 2011.
“The Dimming Effect.” 3AM Magazine. October 2010.
“Pessoa Died a Virgin.” 3AM Magazine. October 2010.
“Family Tree.” 3AM Magazine. October 2010.
“Room.” Chiron Review. Fall 2010.
“America’s Mattress.” Beggars & Cheeseburgers. Issue 3, Fall 2010.
“Bar’d.” Beggars & Cheeseburgers. Issue 3, Fall 2010.
“Two, Too Many?” Beggars & Cheeseburgers. Issue 3, Fall 2010.
“Hearing Loss.” Spot Literary Magazine. Fall 2010.
“Danger: Avoid Death.” Pearl Magazine. Issue 43, Fall/Winter 2010.
“The Math Mortician.” New York Quarterly. Issue 66, Summer 2010.
“I Don’t Believe in Ghosts.” Re) verb. Issue 6, Spring 2010.
“Golden Arches.” Beggars & Cheeseburgers. Issue 2, Spring 2010.
“Founding Father.” Beggars & Cheeseburgers. Issue 2, Spring, 2010
“Isolatoes.” Beggars&Cheeseburgers. Issue 2, Spring 2010.
“Eclipse,” The Teacher’s Voice. Volume 3, Issue 2
“In Our Twenties.” Pearl Magazine. Fall/Winter 2009.
“The Dada of Punk.” Chiron Review. Winter, 2009.
“What is a Punk Poem?” Chiron Review. Winter, 2009.
“The World’s Worst Poet.” Chiron Review. Winter, 2009.  
“My Father’s Brain.” Spot Literary Magazine. Fall, 2009.
“The Grief Cycle” (Short Story).  3:AM Magazine. Fall, 2009.
“How Valentine’s Fail.”  Re) verb:  Spring, 2009.
“Perishable.”  Chiron Review.  Issue 85.  Winter, 2008.
“Gentle Reminder.”  Pearl Magazine.  Issue 39.  Winter, 2008.
“Sad Women.”  Chiron Review.  Issue 82: Spring, 2008. 
“If Lovers Were Books.”  Spillway 13: Fall, 2007.
“What One Learns About Life From an ATM.”  Spillway 13: Fall, 2007.
“The Early Death of Men.”  The Commonline Journal,  Issue 10: Fall, 2007.
“Glitch.”  The Commonline Journal, Issue 10: Fall, 2007. 
Nothing to Do With Astrology.” (Short Story). Chiron Review: Spring, 2005.
“Why the Antiwar Movement Failed.” Chiron Review: Spring, 2005.
“Identity Crisis.”  Riprap 24.  California State University, Long Beach: Spring,      2002.
“The Honeymoon’s Over.”  Heeltap #8.  St. Paul: Pariah Press, 2001.
“Linguistics.”  Heeltap #7.  St. Paul: Pariah Press, 2001.
“To the Brave Bearers of This Yellow Sun.”  Chiron Review Issue #64.  Spring, 2001.
“Conscientious Objectors.”  Genre 21.  California State University, Long Beach:   2000.
“Now I Know What Makes You Beautiful.”Chiron Review, Issue #62. Summer, 2000.
“Blind Leading the Blind.”  Chiron   Review Issue #62.  Summer, 2000.
“The Going Rate.” Chiron Review, Issue #57. Spring, 1999.
“Sirens.” Chiron Review, Issue #57. Spring, 1999.
“Wishful Thinking.”  Chiron Review Issue #57.  Spring, 1999.
“Gravité.”  Oeuvres Titanesques.  California State University, Fullerton: May 1999.
“The End of Side A.” The Cache. Spring, 1999.
“Gravity.” The Cache. Spring, 1999.
“A Rare Occasion.” The Cache. Spring, 1999.
“Shelf Life.” The Cache. Spring, 1999.
“There Are Gods.”  The Cache. Spring 1999.
“The Litter of the Masses.”  Chiron Review Issue #53.  Spring, 1998

ARTICLES/ESSAYS

“The Case for Provocation.” Red Fez. Issue 99, April, 2017

“Panic on the Streets of Poetry: In Search of Verse That Says Something to Me about My Life.” Rattle. 1/5/2014

“Bill of Writes: Life, Liberty, and the Poetics of Authenticity.” Serving House Journal. Issue #6.

The Sun Always Rises: Waxing Literary in LA- “Tête-à-Tête: What the City of Angels Could Learn from the City of Lights.” Column. Traffik. Spring 2010.

The Sun Always Rises: Waxing Literary in LA – “Poetry for People Who Pay Rent.” Column.  Traffik. Spring 2010.

The Sun Always Rises: Waxing Literary in LA – “How to Stay Indoors This Summer.” Column. Traffik. Summer 2010.