Selected Publications


Failure and I Bury the Body, Harper Perennial, 2013

Reviews and Interviews

Interview of Emily Pérez (Poetry Foundation, Letras Latinas)

Poets & Writers, "Breaking Through the Noise: Our Ninth Annual Look at Debut Poets" by Victoria Chang, January/February 2014 (featured)

Austin American-Statesman, "Building a Life Through Poetry" (interviewed by Joe Gross)

Austin ChronicleReview of Failure and I Bury the Body by Jonelle Seitz

r.kv.r.v.y., Interviewed by Mary Akers

Borderlands, Interviewed by Ryan Sharp, book reviewed by Ben Kopel

Gulf Coast, Interview of C. Dale Young


Still Life with Poem: Contemporary Natures Mortes in Verse

Penned: Zoo Poems

The Weight of Addition: An Anthology of Texas Poetry

Selected Journals

Rapphannock Review, "Siberia,” and “Museum of Natural History #37, {Helen Keller},” (with interview)

The Southern Review, “Corpse’s Lullaby,” and “Golden Mean

Third Coast, “Forged with the Stars of Distant Fire”

32 Poems, “We Navigate the River of Tar Under That Tethered Balloon of Light”

B O D Y, “Every Day a New Pair of Sunglasses, Every Day a New Hat,” and “Antarctica, Redux”

West Branch, “Failure’s Projects in Detritus and Disease”

Permafrost, “The Interior Paramour Sends a Telegram, Sinks a Time Capsule, Sings

The Journal, “The Woods,” “Museum of Natural History, #5, The Painters of Lasceaux,” and “Thou Art Thou”

Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art, “The Earth Is a Spartan Lover”

La Fovea, “The Mind of the Thoroughbred Horse Racing,” “Meditations II”

Born, “Zoology,” 2009 (works best in Chrome)

Callaloo, “Museum of Natural History #12, Bench Seating at the Atomic Test, 6/4/53,” “Theories of Language,” “Consider, T. H.”

Forklift, OH, “Meditations”

Ninth Letter, “Everything That Is Me Is With Me”

American Poet, Emerging Writers Feature (Introduced by Nick Flynn), “Prayer: Happiness is characterized by muddy inaccuracies,” excerpts from “The Immaculate Conception of Loneliness”

The Canary, “Naming”