Sample Writing

Fusion
Five Poems

The Georgia Review
Works-in-Progress (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Tupelo Quarterly
Dust (poem)

Psaltery & Lyre
Row (poem)

Sweet: A Literary Confection
Terminal; That Doesn’t Count; and Coyote (poems)

Brevity
The Shape of Emptiness (A Notable Essay of 2018 in Best American Essays)
Typos
Ordinary Shoes (video essay of “Ordinary Shoes” here)
Gizzards
In Orbit
Swerve
 and Brenda’s blog about writing Swerve
Craft Essay: The Shared Space Between Reader and Writer
Listen: An Interview with Brenda

The Sun
The Wayward Daughter
We Regret to Inform You
Blessing of the Animals (excerpt)
Be More (excerpt)

Jet Fuel Review
Braid; Choose Your Poison; and Waiting (collaborative essays with Lee Gulyas)

Passages North
Still Life (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)

Lunch Ticket
Never (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Isthmus
Elijah

Punctuate
Exercise (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Rappahannock Review
Heat Index (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Kenyon Review
Camera (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Barrelhouse
Bear (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)

Sweet: A Literary Confection
Golden Angle (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)
Come Closer
 (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)
On Hair
Our Daily Toast

Los Angeles Review of Books
Pregnant Pauses: An Essay/Review of Xylotheque by Yelizaveta P. Renfro

Triquarterly
36 Holes

AGNI Online
Secret Machine

Mindful Magazine
Dirty Windows

On the Page
Getting Yourself Home

Superstition Review
I Need a Miracle