2011 The Art of Cruelty. Art/literary/cultural criticism. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

2009 Bluets. Lyric essay/creative nonfiction. Seattle/New York: Wave Books.

2007 Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions. Art/literary criticism. Iowa City: U of Iowa Press.

2007 The Red Parts: A Memoir. New York, NY: Free Press/Simon & Schuster.


2007 Something Bright, Then Holes. Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press.

2005 Jane: A Murder. Brooklyn, NY: Soft Skull Press.

2003 The Latest Winter. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press.

2001 Shiner. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press.

1998 The Scratch-Scratch Diaries. St. Paul, MN: AGNI/Graywolf Press, Take Three: 3, New Poets Series.

1996 Not Sisters (with Cynthia Nelson). New York, NY: Soft Skull Press.



2012  Contribution to “mother-themed” issue of Flaunt Magazine, September 2012.

2012  “Importunate and Meretricious.” Dialogue with Brian Blanchfield, Evening Will Come.

2012  “Eileen Myles.” American Women Poets in the 21st Century. Eds. Claudia Rankine and Lisa Sewell. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan U Press.

2012  “Finishing Touches,” review of Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick’s posthumous book, The Weather in Proust. L.A. Review of Books, January 2012.

2011 “The Brutality of Fact,” excerpt from The Art of Cruelty, July issue, Tinhouse magazine.

2011 “Styles of Imprisonment,” excerpt from The Art of Cruelty, July issue, Los Angeles Review of Books.

2011 “All That Is The Case: Some Thoughts on Fact in Nonfiction and Documentary Poetics.” Ohio Literary Seminar Publication. Athens, OH: Ohio State U Press.

2011 Review of Sarah Burns’s The Central Park Five: A Chronicle of a City Wilding. New York Times Book Review.

2010 “Red.” Colors Column, Cabinet Magazine. Issue #38, Summer Edition.

2010 “In Praise of the Antisocial.” Feminaissance: Documents from the Conference on Experimental Women’s Writing, held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2010 “On Color,” Ed. Michael Miller. November 2009.

2009 “Oranges and Sardines: Conversations about Abstract Painting,” Artforum, February issue.

2008 End of the Year Book Pick, Artforum, November/December issue.

2007 “Murder Mind,” Denver Post, March 23, 2007.

2007 “Abstract Practices: The Art of Joan Mitchell, Barbara Guest, and Their Others.” Jubilat #14.

2005 “Dear Dark Continent: Alice Notley’s Disobediences,” Interim magazine, Spring 2005.

2003 “Women and the New York School,” The Mississippi Review, Volume 31 # 3.

2001 “A Note on Anne Sexton and Her Critical Legacy,” Crossroads: Journal of the Poetry Society of America, August, #57.

2001 “On Poems and Dreams,” LIT magazine #4.

2001 “Frank O’Hara: Origins and Legacies,” Worcester Review, Volume XXII, #1.

2000 “On Nikola Tyson,” catalogue for Greater New York show at PS 1 Contemporary Art Center.



2013 “Why Go to Graduate School?” NY: Platform for Pedagogy publication, ed. Jessica Loudis, with contributions by Martha Rosler, Sara Marcus, Stephen Burt, and others.

2012 “A Sort of Leaning Against” The Writer’s Notebook II: Craft Essays from Tinhouse. Portland, OR: Tinhouse.

2009 Excerpt from The Red Parts. Life As We Show It: Writing on Film. Eds. Masha Tupitsyn and Brian Pera. SF: City Lights.

2007 “Train to Coney Island.” Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn. Eds. Hal Sirowitz, Julia Spicher Kasdorf and Michael Tyrell. New York, NY: New York U Press.

2005 “Subway in March, 5:45 p.m.” Isn’t It Romantic? 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets. Eds. Brett Fletcher Lauer and Aimee Kelley. Amherst, MA: Verse Press.

2004 “Times Square,” “Subway in March, 5:45 p.m.” Voices of the City. Eds. Rosamund King, Robert Hershon, and Marie Carter. Brooklyn, NY: Hanging Loose Press.

2003 Poetry Daily: 366 Poems from the World’s Most Popular Poetry Website. Eds. Diane Boller, Don Selby, and Chryss Yost. New York, NY: Sourcebooks, Inc.

2002 “Sunday Night.” The Best American Poetry 2002. Guest ed. Robert Creeley. New York, NY: Scribner.

2000 “Brightness,” “Proposal,” “Vallejo,” “Wish Fulfillment, “ “Molino.” Heights of the Marvelous: A New York Anthology. Ed. Todd Colby. New York, NY: St. Martin’s Press.

2000 “56 Westervelt,” “Shiner,” “Motel Story,” “Wish.” American Poetry: The Next Generation. Eds. Gerald Costanzo and Jim Daniels. Pittsburgh, PA: Carnegie Mellon Press.

1999 “For Matthew Shepard.” Blood and Tears: Poems for Matthew Shepard. Ed. Scott Gibson. New York, NY: Painted Leaf Press.



belladonna* books #42, “Something Bright, Then Holes” (chapbook). 2003.

Black Clock, “Mercurial,” “Blue Hotel,” “Blue Fever,” “Blue Valentine.” 2006.

The Canary, “Angels #1 and #2.” 2004.

Cosmogirl! “Roses.” April 2002.

Fell Swoop, “Imagine,” “12/22/01,” “Dear Lily,” “The Earth in April,” 2002.

Five Fingers Review, “Something Bright, Then Holes,” “The Oracle,” 2005.

Fort Necessity, “Light slab big on the pillow,” “Tufts,” “Hurricane Floyd,” “The Beginner,” “Nap,” “The Condemned Building,” “The Ovals,” “Nirvana,” “Roses,” “Twin of sheen,” issue #1, 2002. “Death-Canoe,” issue #3. “Goodbye to All That,” “The Latest Winter,” “In a War,” issue #4, 2004.

Fugue, “Resolutions,” “Tell Me,” “Winter Song.” 2006.

Greetings, “The Cord,” “A History,” “Holed up,” “Another Waitressing Dream,” “A Misunderstanding,” “Second Avenue, Winter.” 2001.

Hanging Loose, “February,” “The Posture of Departure,” “Not Yet,” “Palomas,” issue #72, 1998. “September 2,” “Specimens,” issue #74, 1999. “The Topers,” “Wheels,” issue #76, 2000. “Poem Written in Someone Else’s Office,” issue #79, 2002. “At the Hospital for Special Care,” “A Halo Over the Hospital,” issue #88, 2006.

The Hat, “Vallejo,” “Carnegie Hall,” “After All,” “Sunday Night” “27 Days of Rain,” “History of Florida,” “Thanksgiving 2003,”

“Back the way I came.” Sept. 2004. Excerpt from Bluets, 2008.

jubilat, Excerpt from Jane: A Murder. Issue #8, 2003.

LIT, “The World,” “Still Life”; excerpt from Jane: A Murder, 2001.

Lyric, “Father’s Day.” 2004.

MiPOesias, Excerpt from Bluets. Guest-edited by David Trinidad, 2007.

Ms. Magazine, “St. Margaret.” 1995.

New American Writing, “Shiner.” 1995.

Open City, “The Poem I Was Working on Before September 11th 2001.” 2001.

PEN America Center 8: Making Histories. Excerpt from Jane: A Murder. Spring 2008.

Pocket Myths: The Odyssey, “The Rose.” 2006.

Salamander, “Winter Poem 2002-3,” “The Gap.” 2003.

Shiny, “Anatomy.” 2000.

Slope, “After a Fight.” 2002.

Sonora Review, “After Talking Late with Friends and a Line by Tao Ch’ien,” “New Haven.” 2000.

The Tiny, “Today,” “Morning Prayer,” “What it is,” “Radio Play.” September 2004.

Tool: A Magazine, “The Mute Story of November,” “North 1st,” “The Main Drift,” “Our Job.” 2004.

Worcester Review, “East River Park,” “February,” 2000.


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