Ironbound Fados, a microchap - Ghost City Press - May 2019
We love these streets so much we wash them
with water and with bleach on Sunday mornings before church. In Portuguese,
I love you means let me clean this for you, and we show it with chapped hands and old rags.
excerpt from "Ironbound," in Ironbound Fados
"Fado: Sunday in Murtosa" & "Tryst/e" - december (forthcoming)
"Tryst/e" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
"Elegy with Azeite e Pão de Ló" - Washington Square Review (forthcoming)
"Lunulae" - Cotton Xenomorph - July 2020
"Fragments Shored Against Our Ruins" - honey & lime - January 2020
"Two Years After the End of DACA, a Daughter of Immigrants Completes The DACA Statement Worksheet for Homework" - Glass Poets Resist - September 2019
selected as Writer of the Month
"Poem In Which Poetry-Twitter Is Something Other Than A Dumpster Fire" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
"Cento for Rachel Carson" Moonchild Magazine - July 2019
"In This Poem, Bert & Ernie Are Gay" - underblong - June 2019
"Tide Song for My First and Subsequent Periods" & "The 53%" Reclaim: An Anthology of Women's Poetry - May 2019
"An Open Letter to the Boston Blizzard" Cotton Xenomorph - March 2019
"Loose Ends" - The Fourth River - January 7, 2019
“Crossing the Line" Poets Resist, Glass Poetry Press - December 2018
“City / Tree / Song” Crab Fat Magazine - December 2018
“My Father Teaches Me How to Open Pine Cones" Cheat River Review - Fall/Winter 2018
“Elegy for Water” & “Night Trees” amberflora - December 2018
Book Reviews & Other Prose
Book Review: "A Gesture Toward Home & Against Erasure: A Review of Marcelo Hernandez Castillo's Children of the Land" - EcoTheo (print) - Autumn 2020
Op-Ed: "Teachers Are Essential Workers—But We Shouldn’t Open Schools" - Glamour - August 2020
Book Review: "Radical Tenderness and Illness as Resistance in Amy Berkowitz’s Tender Points" EcoTheo - April 2020
Book Review: "We Howl, We Witness, We Testify: A Review of Barbara Jane Reyes’s Invocation To Daughters" Marías at Sampaguitas - July 2019
Book Review: "Making Absence Present: Save The Bathwater by Marina Carreira" The Rumpus - June 2019
Book Review: "Talking Back to Silence & Unburying Ghosts in Kristin Garth's Puritan U " Mookychick - June 2019
Article: "Frenchness Versus Frenchiness: Laforgue’s Translations and the 'Wordly' Estate of Whitman" Empty Mirror - May 2019
Book Review: "Culture Is a Record: Examining Identity and Borders in Wendy Trevino's Cruel Fiction" The Denver Quarterly - 2019 [print]
Book Review of Lyd Havens' chapbook I Gave Birth To All The Ghosts Here Glass Poetry Press - March 13, 2019
“Seeing Through French Eyes: Vers Libre in Whitman, Laforgue, and Eliot” The Cambridge Quarterly, Vol 45, Issue 1, 12 March 2016, pp. 20-41.
No Tender Fences: An Anthology of Immigrant and First-Generation American Poetry
Co-editors: Carla Sofia Ferreira & Kim Sousa / Assistant Editor & Cover Artist: Marina Carreira
Featuring poetry from a wide range of emerging and established poets. As of January 2019, No Tender Fences has raised $2102 for immigrant rights group RAICES - Texas.
The e-book is no longer for sale, but there are plans (in progress) to eventually publish a print version. I will update here as those plans become more concrete.