And you holler, yeah, you holler, not whisper or tread lightly on the world like the white powder as it falls from the sky, but you scream, you yell so loud even the ghosts recoil, so loud you forget you were here to clean.
— Recipes for Survival, Page 304

Brawler Lit: Good Samaritan

Cleaver Magazine: "This is Not a Story"

Construction: "Recipes for Survival, Page 304" 

GASHER Journal: Unwinding

Irish Pages: “Time Away” (reprinted - Winning Writers)

Pink Monkey Magazine: "The Hunt"

Reckoning:Sky Suck” (forthcoming)

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Eleven tornadoes, miles of flooding — life had a way of pushing through the tumult, of wanting to know more deeply the parts of the self that survive.
— Islands Form

Atticus Review: "To Perform"

Los Angeles Review of Books’ PubLab: “The Mentor”

The Bear River Review: Perched

Entropy: “Islands Form"  

StoryQuarterly: "Synchronicity and the Imagination

VIDA Review: "An Ending"

VIDA Review: Violences in Language


Anthropocene: “swimming breast stroke as a swamped thing,” “At My Father’s Funeral,” and “Juliana Versus The United States AKA a Love Poem” (forthcoming)

DIN Magazine: “My Son”

Matter Magazine: “Pasta”

Yemassee Journal: “Bi-coastal'“


As I reread the poems, I found my loneliness not only as a valid, fully embodied experience, but one that could reveal the complexity of longing.
— VIDA Review

The Adroit Journal: “Anthropocene Feminism

Ecology Center: "Walmart Jewelry Shelves Stocked with Lead"

The Establishment: “How the Meat Industry Exploits Toxic Masculinity (reprinted - AlterNet and Compassionate Man, Issue 06)

Hook Magazine: "Profile: Wayne Garrison"

Michigan Network for Children's Environmental Health: "Mind the Store success: Walmart prioritizes toxic chemicals"

Michigan Psychological Association: "The Link Between Environmental Hazards and Neurodevelopment"

Michigan Psychological Association: "Environmental Toxicants and the Brain?"

Outlook Press: "Why Should We Care About Hydrofracking?"

Pulp: "Review: Zilka Joseph Poetry at Ann Arbor Book Festival"

Pulp: "Preview: Sophia Kruz's 'Little Stones' Sheds Light on Art and Gender"

Pulp: "Review: Once United at Crossroad's Music Showcase"

Pulp: "Preview: Jenny Pope & the Ann Arbor Art Fair"

Uloop: "From Ann Arbor to DC: A Big 'No' to Building Keystone"

VIDA Review: “You Can Find Familiarity in Any Space You Go: A Conversation with Carlina Duan”


Finalist - The Lady Filmmaker’s Festival’s Screenplay Competition (2019)

Fellowship - Los Angeles Review of Books Publishing Workshop (2019)

Finalist - Socially Relevant Film Festival New York Screenwriting Competition (2019)

Semifinalist - Atlanta Film Festival Screenwriting Competition (2019)

Quarterfinalist - ScreenCraft Film Fund (2018 & 2019)

Nominee - Sundress Publication's Best of the Net Anthology, Fiction (2018)

Nominee - Sundress Publication's Best of the Net Anthology, Nonfiction (2018)

Poetry Scholarship - Orion Magazine's Environmental Writers Workshop (2018)

Teaching Assistantship - Rutgers University (2016-18)

Carlisle Family Scholarship - Community of Writers at Squaw Valley (2017)

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest - Honorable Mention (2016)

Bear River Writers Conference Scholarship (2015)

Quinn Creative Writing Prize - University of Michigan (2015)

Hopwood Award in Screenwriting - National Finalist (2015)

Hopwood Award in Short Fiction - National Finalist (2015)

Cowden Memorial Writing Fellowship - University of Michigan (2014)