Selected Publications


“Exploring the Communicative Identity Construction of Descendants of Roberts Settlement” MA Thesis
Winner of the Bowling Green State University Graduate College Distinguished Thesis Award

“The Genealogy of Roberts Settlement Explored Through Black Feminist Autoethnography” in Genealogy


Un-becoming, a chapbook from Thirty West Publishing House

“Notes from Indiana: The Crossroads of America” forthcoming in Science-Based Vulnerability: Scientists and Poets #Resist

“One Has to Go Forever!” forthcoming in Cosmonauts Avenue

“Someone Should Tell You Where You Are Going” in Foundry

“a fictional character comes to my deathbed” in Whale Road Review

“Midwest Tornado Season”  in Bloodroot Literary Magazine

“An Uncertain Map of How I Got Raced” in Crab Creek Review (Nominated for Push Cart)

“When the Good Lord Willed the Creek to Rise” in Ruminate Magazine

“Advent” in TR-BE

“Pseudocyesis” and “Lick,Lick” in Split Lip Magazine

“B(l)ack to a PWI” and “Girls in Our Stomachs” in Relief Journal

“On Belize” and “The Old House” in Beyond the Walls Anthology 2015


“Faces”  in Fiction Southeast

“Where is Your Black Son?” in Puerto del Sol‘s Black Voices Series

“Girl (After Jamaica Kincaid)” in Flying Island Literary Journal

“Synesthesia and You” in Cleaver Magazine and in Plain China

Essays & Articles

“Please Don’t Hate Me: On Rejection, Editing, and Common Ground” in Bearings Online

“After I Glimpse the Phenomenal Blurb on Page 153”  in Hippocampus 
(Nominated for Push Cart)

“When They Ask About my Hair” in Apogee

“9066” in TR-BE

“Black Collective Memory, Social Justice, and the Gospel: Dr. John Perkins’ Story” in TR-BE

“Rest and Wakefulness” in The Waking

“To Remember a Stranger: On the Hospitality of Thought” in The Waking

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