Boston Review: “Icicle Creek”

Poem-A-Day : “Jeju Island”

Figure 1: “Homecoming”

Bettering American Poetry: “Five Cantos”

Verse Daily: “Confession”

Faultline: “My Mother as Hummingbird” and “Fog”

Two Peach: “Overcast”

Poetry Northwest: “43558 Southerland Way” & “Trilogy”

CityArts: “Shaman”

Berfrois: “For Adam”

The Margins: “The Forest,” “Pigeon,” and “Madrona”

Zocalo Public Square: “Alki the Town of Dreams”

Berkeley Poetry Review: “Mountain,” “Love Appears in Three,” and “The Wind”

PEN America: “Testimony”

Boxcar Poetry Review: “Leaning on Heaven”

The Best American Poetry Blog: “To My Mother Kneeling in the Cactus Garden”

Midway Journal: “All Bodies Are,” “Paradise,” “Pigeons,” and “Retrograde”

Seattle Review of Books: “Korean War”

The James Franco Review: “Doom,” “Korean Art”

Berfrois: “South Korean Ferry Accident”

Black Ocean Press: “Country of Myself,” “Clearance”

Hot Street: “The Valentine Chapter”

Print-Oriented Bastards: “On Sleep”

TheThePoetry Blog: “Pledge of Allegiance”

Narrative Magazine: “Tiger Balm,” “Joyful God,” “Moat”

Pif Magazine: “Confession Time,” “Giving Up, A Man in Seattle”

Berfrois: “Blurb”

Phantom Limb Press: “Kaleidoscope”

MiPOesias: “How to Write Death Threats”; MiPOesias: “Instructions for the Funeral”; MiPOesias: “How to Win an Argument”

No, Dear: “My Father in his Old Age”

Columbia Review: “Photosynthesis”

Blue Lyra Review: “Visiting My Estranged Mother,” “Division”

Nostrovia Press: “To My Mother Kneeling in the Cactus Garden, ” “You’re in Good Hands”

Columbia Review: “My Father the Musician”

Apogee Journal: “Yearly Service Check For Your Mind”

Apogee Journal: “The Social Equation”

MiPOesias: “Ingredients for Memories Used As Explosives”

Southeast Review: “Fishbowl”

H.O.W. Journal: “Quadruple Platinum Single”

Writer’s Bloq Quarterly: “Poems”

The Journal: “The Ruins”

Apogee Journal: “Jesasang”

Poetry Quarterly: “Poems”

La Petite Zine: “Menopause”

TriQuarterly: “Antti Revonsuo”

Gulf Stream: “Liquor Store”

Entasis Journal: “656 Sunnyhills”

The Susquehanna Review: “1807 Oleander Place”

JUKED: “Sex”

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal: “Shaman”

Qarrtsiluni Online Literary: “Frui”

Santa Cruz Matchbox Magazine: “Winter”


SWARM: “Savage”

SmokeLong Quarterly: “Ueno Zoo”

Coast/NoCoast: “Haru”


Prairie Schooner: “How to Age with Grace”

Slate: “The Coat”


Poetry Daily & Waxwing Magazine: “On the Street”

Puerto Del Sol: “Your Package,” “Spring Letter,” “Road or Net,” and “Mirror Gnaws on My Face.”

World Literature Today: “The Mythology of I in Translation”

Antioch University: “Death,” “Jebu Island, and also Rain”

Blue Lyra Review: “49th Day” and “On the Road”

Hayden’s Ferry Review: “Cried”

Alchemy Journal: “Dating 3”; Alchemy Journal: “Dating 1”


Prairie Schooner Creative Nonfiction Contest Runner-Up 18-19

Sundress Publications The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed 18-19

Boston Review “Top 25 Poems of 2017” 17-18

National Poetry Series Finalist 16-17

Pushcart Prize Nomination for “All Bodies Are” 15-16

Best of the Net for “Ingredients for Memories Used As Explosives” 12-13

Pushcart Prize Nomination for “Mother Kneeling” 12-13

California Statewide Ina Coolbrith Finalist 09-10

Bret Baldwin Poetry Honorable Mention 09-10

Hannah J. Caldwell Award 09-10