DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD DAD (forthcoming from TXTBOOKS in June 2019)

about:blank (finalist for the 2019 Jake Adam York Prize (Milkweed Press) and the Omnidawn 2019 First/Second Book Contest)

Selected Publications

POETRY: “Iraq Vag Panic”

Pleiades: “Splitting” (forthcoming winter 2019)

Pacifica Literary Review: “An Abridged History of Buttons” (winner of the 2018 Poetry Contest)

Boston Review’s What Nature Anthology: "Object Project"

West Branch: three poems

Queen Mob’s Teahouse: ÄA WORLD

Bennington Review: “If Magnetism Fails Us”, “Dying Is Something You Do”

Washington Square Review: "Object Exercise" 

Adroit: "There is One and Only One Circle Passing Through Any Three Points"

Powder Keg: four poems

Arkana: "Chemical Attack at Halabja, 1988" 

Muzzle Magazine: "My Grandfather Emails Me Regarding My Plans to Return to Kurdistan" and "Thistle"

Tammy: "Introduction to Topology" & "Applied Logic"

Prelude: "Binary System"

Sixth Finch: "Theory of Extropy"  

The Felt: "Three Poems from Fractal"

Gigantic Sequins: "O, Brain: A Poem Like Life In Which You Choose Your Own Adventure" 

SOFTBLOW: "A Girl Storms Into A Bar and Turns Into A Cloud" & "How It Happened"

DIALOGIST: "Robot, Meatball, Diamond, Hangman"

Ninth Letter: For the Fisherwoman" 

Hayden's Ferry Review: "Earlier Magics"

Nashville Review: "As It Turned Out"

Art & Installations

Sweet Pass Sculpture Park, WWW.KURDCHAT.COM , audio (2:58)

Reservoir, “Hexelations”


Perigee: "Crosshairs" 

CutBank: "MEME" (winner of the 2016 Montana Prize in Nonfiction)

BOAAT: "On Void" (A Micro-Essay)


Swan Song, a collaboration with artist Trey Burns