Going To and Fro and Walking Up and Down Meets “I Do This, I Do That”: Reconnecting Charles Reznikoff and Frank O’Hara
Studies in Jewish American Literature
This comparative examination of the walking poems of Reznikoff and O’Hara constructs new avenues for exploring the urban poetics of outsiders in experimental poetry by reading across and not just through minority experiences.
The Missouri Review
Finalist of the Editors' Prize
"The Neighborhood Girls Caught Lordstown Syndrome," "The Neighborhood and Surrounding City, 1926-2019," “The Neighborhood Girls Fantasize About the WKBN Meteorologist,” “The Neighborhood Girls Ask the WKBN Meteorologist,” “10¢ Beer Night at Municipal Stadium, Cleveland, Ohio, June 4, 1974,” “The WKBN Meteorologist Finally Stops by the Dairy Queen,” “The Neighborhood Girls Go On Strike,” “The Neighborhood Girls Offer Me”
The Jewish Book Council
Poems: "In the Beginning the Neighborhood Girls Read Philip Roth Drunk in Their Baths" and "The Goodyear Blimp Flies Over the Neighborhood Girls"
Essay: "Writing the Jewish Rust Belt"
"The Neighborhood Girls Play the Drinking Game Thunderstruck During the Thunderstorm While Watching WKBN First News Weather Updates,” “The Neighborhood Girls Yank on the Cigarette Machine During Their Partly Cloudy Smoke Break,” and “The Neighborhood Girls Take a Road Trip to Cleveland”
The Missouri Review
Finalist of Editors' Prize
Poems: “Inheritance," “Arriving in Canada,” “Language Loosened Back,” “The Innkeeper Gets Bad Reception of Cleveland 100.7 FM,” “Dead Language,” “Song of the Dead Office,” and “Greetings from the End of the Line"
Interviews and Reviews for Line Study and Poppy Seeds
Review by Timothy Otte at Stanza Break: Dispatches on Poetry
“High culture takes on new meaning at local bars" by Grant Segall in The Plain Dealer (2020)
Review by Nina Murray on The Same (2018)
Craft talk with Ryan Walsh at The Baoblog (2018)
"The poetry of Youngstown" by Guy D’Astolfo in The Youngstown Vindicator (2017)
Interview with Bailey Boyd at The Missouri Review (2017)
Interview with Allison Reck at Midwestern Gothic (2017)
"The Aesthetics of Ruin: "Come rummage through our guts," by Rochelle Hurt at The Best American Poetry Blog (2014)
Review of Poppy Seeds by Erica Spriggs in Poetry International Online (2015)