Present: Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art, a polyphonic literary journal of new poems, translations, and images. The newest issue of Tongue, Issue Two - Winter 2013, is available now.
+ At The Best American Poetry Blog: an extended conversation about "Sacrum," the architecture of Reliquaria, and more
+ Archived at YouTube: a Live Online Poetry Reading in Celebration of APA Heritage Month
+ At Prairie Schooner: an interview on winning the 2013 Book Prize, current projects, and shaping a manuscript
+ At Lantern Review: "Editors' Corner: Books We're Looking Forward to in 2014"
+ "Aftermaths" and "Sacrum," selected by G.C. Waldrep as winners of the Ninth Letter Literary Award for poetry and published in its Fall/Winter 2013-4 issue
+ A Dec. feature at The Common focused on new work: "Albumen" (also in Hyphen's Jan. Reader) and "Electioneering"
+ Podcast of KAYA NATIN! - a Benefit for Typhoon Haiyan Survivors with Gina Apostol, Jessica Hagedorn, and more
+ Photosets from the 2013 PageTurner Festival
+ A New Pages review of Gulf Coast 23.2 and "Antipodal"
Future: LAUNCH PARTY for RELIQUARIA at Dumbo Sky, 13 Sept; Reading with Jericho Brown and Cathy Park Hong for Brooklyn Poets at the 2014 Brooklyn Book Festival, 19 Sept; Sunday Salon, 21 Sept; Feature at Bar 13 for louderARTS Project, 22 Sept; Reading at NYU / Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House, 26 Sept; Reading with Willie Perdomo at the Baltimore Book Festival, 27 Sept
Past: Readings in Manila (Ateneo de Manila University for Kritika Kultura / De La Salle University for "Moving Archipelago") and Negros Oriental, Philippines (Silliman University for The 2nd Literatura Festival); BIRDS NOT BIRDCAGES, an open-enrollment course at Poets House; Hosting Natalie Diaz, April Naoko Heck, and Ocean Vuong at AAWW; The Signet Society at Harvard; Gramsci Monument for Dia Art Found.; Together We Are New York/A Kavad for Remembering 9/11, pres. by LMCC
A semi-finalist for the 2013 "Discovery"/Boston Review Prize and a finalist for the 2011 Beatrice Hawley and Kinereth Gensler Awards, additional honors include fellowships from Kundiman and The Asian American Literary Review, and scholarships from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. Recent poems have been nominated for The Pushchart Prize and anthologized in A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry. He holds graduate degrees from Rutgers University and New York University.
His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Five Points, The Common, AGNI, Gulf Coast, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, DIAGRAM, Bellevue Literary Review, Smartish Pace, Painted Bride Quarterly, Indiana Review, The Collagist, The Literary Review, Paperbag, Crab Orchard Review, RATTLE, Lantern Review, The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010, This Recording, Letters: A Journal of the Yale Institute of Sacred Music, Kartika Review, La Fovea, Mead, and The Margins.
Born in New Jersey, he lives in Brooklyn and London.