because while some truths lend themselves to equations, others are best described in verse


(a partially complete and arguably paltry list)


As sirens sing us to sleep, Into:Richmond (anthology), May 2016

Moments of Silence, Rattle, Poets’ Respond, November 15, 2015

Driving, THEthe Poetry, Poem of the Week for October 16 2015, curated by Stan Galloway

where will you stand when it rises; lust poem no.5, Richmond Arts Review, Amy Ritchie, ed. March 2014

field notes from the buried box of an almost-surgeon, Medical Literary Messenger. G.Bearman, Editor-in-Chief. November 2013

This night, there are no stars; meditations on the passing of summer; love by the river in springtime is a perilous thing; map to nowhere; in this poem, there are no herons; beneath a pillowed, dripping sky, VerseWrights. Carl Sharpe, ed. March 2013–

doubt and Consider, The Blue Hour. Moriah LaChapell & Susan Sweetland Garay, eds. December 2012. (doubt also as part of print anthology, February 2013 & nominated for Pushcart Prize.)

Chemistry Lessons, Caduceus, Volume 10. Tony Fusco, ed. February 2013

dear John, Floodwall, Winter 2012. Laurel Perez, poetry ed. December 2012

this does not mean what it means; Southern heat, scissors and spackle, issue VIII. Jenny Catlin, Editor in Chief. August 2012

poem about termites; today even; better unwritten; off the tracks, by the water; there is a poem, Contemporary American Voices, feat. poet Ray Sharp. Lisa Zaran, ed. June 2012

incongruent, Dead Mule, fall 2012 issue. Helen Losse, poetry ed. October, 2012

Singarela, Right Hand Pointing, Issue 52. Howie Good, guest ed. June 2012

grandfather on God and Richmond, qarrtsiluni: Worship. Kaspalita and Fiona Robyn, eds. November 2011

lost, Right Hand Pointing, Issue 44. Howie Good, guest ed. October 2011

paradigm shift, Black Fox. July 2011

rehabilitation in b minor, vox poetica’s Contributor Series 9: If Men Had Ears. Annmarie Lockhart, ed. July 2011



a review of Journey to Cherchen and Other Tales by J.T.Brown. & others. November 2012
review of Homemade Sin by V. Mark Covington. February 2012
critique of In the morning, looking, by Alice Shapiro as part of WIP: Saltian at UnboundCONTENT July 2011
a review of the spare room by Dana Guthrie Martin, Prick of the Spindle: A Quarterly Online Journal of the Literary Arts vol 5.1. February 2011


Poetry Chair & panel moderator, James River Writers 13th Annual Conference, Richmond, October 2015
invited guest/reading Hanover Writers Club (Chapter of Virginia Writers Club), Mechanicsville, VA, September 2015
invited reading with poet Stan Galloway, Back Room Reading Series, Lexington, VA, September 2015
featured reading, CultureWorks’ Annual Arts & Culture Xpo, Richmond, June 2014 & 2015
invited workshop, Edgar Allan Poe Young Writers’ Conference, Richmond, June 2014 & 2015
invited presenter/command reading Bridgewater International Poetry Festival, Bridgewater, VA, January 2015
featured reading, James River Writers 12th Annual Conference. Richmond, October 2014
invited reading, Edgar Allan Poe Museum’s April Unhappy Hour, Richmond, April 2014 & 2015
judge, Poetry Virginia’s Annual Student Poetry Contest, 2014-2016
Chair, James River Writers’ 2014 Shann Palmer Poetry Contest, 2014
“Bridges,” black and white photography exhibit with openings at: VCU/MCV Stony Point Campus as part of Arts in Healthcare (Nov 2012-Jan 2013);  taZa Coffee (June 2013); and Richmond Public Library (Nov 2013 and Dec 2013)
invited reading, Yale Medical Group, New Haven, CT, contributors of Caduceus 2012. May 2013
co-producer and -host with Tom S. Prunier: “Chin’s Happy Writing Show,” episodes 1-3, Comcast Channel Richmond 95. April-May 2013
live performance/reading “Grandfather on God and Richmond” and “Singarela” Virginia This Morning, WTVR/CBS6. April 2013
featured reading, Five Points Community Farm Market, Norfolk, Virginia. Hosted by PSV Southeastern Regional Vice President Jack Callan. Mar 2012
featured reading, Edgar Allan Poe Museum 203rd Birthday Bash, Richmond, Jan 2011
interview with editor Annmarie Lockhart on Blog Talk Radio for vox poetica’s 15 Minutes of Poetry, Dec. 2010