Hi I Am A Poet Look Here Are Some Poems

"Upon Finding an AK-47 in My Grandfather's Closet," "Mouth," "Raisin," "Holding Saddam Hussein's Corkscrew," and "Testimony of Nadia Murad," Powder Keg 

"Chemical Attack at Halabja, 1988," Arkana

"My Grandfather Emails Me Regarding My Plans to Return to Kurdistan" and "Thistle," Muzzle Magazine, Fall 2016

"Introduction to Topology" & Applied Logic," Tammy (forthcoming)

"A Robot Calls Me On The Day We Take The 10,000th, Refugee Into America," Rattle 

"Binary System," Prelude 

"Theory of Extropy," Sixth FinchSummer 2016 

"Three Poems and Videos from "Fractal," The Felt, Issue I 

"O, Brain: A Poem Like Life In Which You Choose Your Own Adventure" Gigantic SequinsJuly 2016 

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

"Call to the Gynecologist," Opaque Quarterly, Issue 3 

"Robot, Meatball, Diamond, Hangman," DIALOGIST, Vol. III, Issue II.

"For the Fisherwoman," Ninth LetterWinter 2016 (republished online in Verse Daily

"Earlier Magics," Hayden's Ferry Review, Fall/Winter 2015. 

"As It Turned Out," Nashville Review, Spring 2015

"The Novelty of Future," Prompt MagazineSpring 2013

"Funk, Sex, & Chocolate Milk," North American Review, Spring 2013

And some essays:

"Crosshairs," Apogee 

"MEME," CutBank 

"On Void: A Micro-Essay on Filling Emptiness in Essays," BOAAT PRESS, March/April Issue

And some art:

from "Hexelations," Reservoir, Issue 3

from "Fractal" The Felt, Issue I (cover art) 

"You Don't Need Your Dad's Approval," BaldhipSpring 2015 (issue cover) 

"Two Visual Poems," Hinchas de Poesia, Issue 15, Spring 2015

Things I Won Or Almost Won

Winner of the 2016 Montana Prize in Nonfiction

Finalist for the Gulf Coast Prize in Nonfiction

Finalist for the AWP WC&C Fellowship in Nonfiction

Finalist in the 2015 Arcadia Nonfiction Contest

Finalist for the 2015 American Literary Review Writing Awards

Finalist for the 2013 James Hearst Poetry Prize

Places I Read Or Will Be Reading

Living Condition: A Benefit for CUNY Clear at HECK in Bushwick, Brooklyn NY

The Freya Project (A Benefit for Refugee Women's Network of Georgia), Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY

Prelude III Launch, Berl's Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, NY

Dodge Poetry Festival at Military Park in Newark, NJ 

Rutgers-Newark Reading Series at Art Kitchen in Newark, NJ

Roots Cafe Poetry Series, September 16th, 2016 at Roots Cafe in Brooklyn, NY, September 2016

Swap Meat: A Clothes Swap & Poetry Reading in Brooklyn, New York, August 2016

FELT Launch Party at Unnameable Books in Brooklyn, New York, May 2016

Judson Bail Out Poetry Night at Judson Memorial Church, Manhattan, New York, May 2016

Greenpoint Independent Bookstores Reading Night at WORD Bookstore in Brooklyn, New York May 2015