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In Country  (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2018). 

The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions, 2013). Winner of the 2011 A. Poulin Jr. Poetry Prize, BOA Editions, Ltd. (selected by Cornelius      Eady) and finalist for the 2011 Yale Series of Younger Poets. 
So, How Was the War? (Kent State University, 2010). Winner of the 2008 Wick Student Chapbook Competition (selected by Maggie Anderson).


The Atlantic, Dec. 31, 2021: "Our Highways are an Ever-Expanding Museum of America's Wars."

The Cincinnati Review, July 2021: "See the Lady."

Gulf Coast, Winter/Spring 2020: "Shrapnel."

Essay Daily, May 29, 2017: "An Iraq War Veteran Reads the Iraq War."

Pleiades, Vol. 36, Issue 2, Summer 2016: "Pecka’s Barber Shop."

Black Warrior Review"Three Great Lyric Passages."

Grantland, June 10, 2014 : "Cheering LeBron in Jalula." 

The Rumpus, Sept. 11, 2013:"First-Class Guilt."
The New York Times: March 20, 2013: "Longing for the Test of War as a Young Man."

The New York Times: Aug. 27, 2012: "Learning a Language, and Relearning a Country."


The Gettysburg Review, Summer 2018: “In Country."

The Sun, July 2018, Issue 511: “All the While the Women.”

The Cincinnati Review, miCRo, Nov. 29, 2017: “Iraq Good.”

The Journal, 41.4, Fall 2017: “Indirect Fire.”

Southern Humanities Review, Fall 2017: "The American War," "Man on a Cart."

The New Yorker, Feb. 1, 2016:  ".50-Cal. Gunner." 

TriQuarterly: "Service."  

The New Republic, August 25, 2014: “Burn Detail.” 

Verse Daily: “The Stick Soldiers."

FIELD, #89, Fall 2013: “The Leg,” “Frisking Two Men in Sadiyah.” 

The Iowa Review, Volume 43, Number 1, Spring 2013, Winner of the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans: “Foot

      Patrol,” “Intravenous,” “Nocturne with IED,” “Ares,” “Winter, Kurdistan,” “The Neck in Front of You,” “Test Fire,” “The  

      Tunnel at Red Creek,” “Memorial Day,” “Lieutenant Graves at La Bourse,” “Operation New Dawn.” 

The New Republic, Oct. 25, 2012: “ The Jalula Market.” 

Another Chicago Magazine: “Nostos: Quinn’s Bar, Cleveland Heights.” 
Michigan Quarterly Review: “Nights in the Quadrilateral Pool of Sawdust and Sweat,” “The Range,” “The Summer of

      Crawling,” “Desert Nocturne,” “The First Engagement,” “Barracks Dream,” “Demobilization.” 
Blackbird: “Ways of Looking at an IED,” “Site 947: A Situation Report,” “The Burn Pit Detail at FOB Cobra.” 
Crazyhorse, Number 80, Fall 2011: “Sonnet, M16 A2 Assault Rifle.” 
The Kenyon Review, Spring 2012, Vol. XXXIV, No. 2: “Spring in Jalula.” 
Narrative, Spring 2012: “Traffic Control Point,” “Home From Iraq, Larry’s Tavern.” 
Alaska Quarterly Review, Fall & Winter 2011, Vol. 28, No. 3-4: “After Curfew.” 

War, Literature & the Arts: “Responding to an Explosion in Qarah Tappah,” “The Raid.”
The American Poetry Review, Vol. 41/NO. 2, March/April 2012: “The Stick Soldiers,” and “Doc’s Kill.” 


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