BEE LB is an array of letters, bound to impulse; they are a writer creating delicate connections. they have called any number of places home; currently, a single yellow wall in Michigan. For editorial work, custom poems, workshop facilitation, or other inquiries, they can be reached at the email below.
La Pluie (The Rain), 1886, Sweet: A Literary Confection (ekphrastic)SELF-ASSESSMENT, OxMag Issue 50my brother; bronzed grackle, The Lincoln Review Issue 4imperfect personification, Letter to a Young Poet, JAKEode to the beginning of spring, Scapegoat Review, Spring 2023collection, Roanoke ReviewWhile in the Wild West, birdy magazine Issue 110following a trail to its end, ballast journalcircus poem #3, The Racket Journal Issue 74AND / WHAT / SO, little mistakes, Gone Lawn 47, winter solstice, 2022my brother; bronzed grackle, The Woodward Review Vol 2, Issue 1ODE TO HOW I HAPPENED, Figure 1, Issue 6bfirst date / end date, G⁎Mob Issue 16: The Thing About MonstersYOKE, FOLIO Literary Journal Volume 37 (digital puchase/print)poem in which i'm the bad guy, nostalgia for what never was, JAKETHE VOYEUR LED THROUGH LIFE AND DEATH, Black Stone / White Stone, (Best of the Net Nominee)PORTRAIT OF THE MIDDLE CHILD AS BAD APPLE, After the Pause
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ForthcomingLife Size Barbie, Catchwater Magazineto the constellation of scars expanding my belly, eighteen, when i see the stars in the night sky, THE CONFORMIST, Moonlight Idiosyncrasiesi'm tired of virgin saints, give me the sluts, Angelical Ravings ZineOde to the Hungry, Dunes ReviewOUT OF TOWN, The Racket Journalhorse power, fully benevolent, Dedication to a Sunrise, Meraki Press Borrowed Stories Poetry Anthologywhat will it take to continue living?, symbolism;, POEM FOR THE READER, Trash Wonderlandwhen i think of my mother, i remember, Gone Lawnmy brother; bronzed grackle, a better happier St Agatha, TAB: The Journal of Poetry & Poeticsinstructions for saving yourself, Stone Circle Reviewthe only way is to begin, Woodcrest Magazinesure, cleave, symbolism;, dream world, White Wall Reviewfirst chime, Faultline Journal of Arts and Lettersuntruths, Palindrome Journal Issue 1the apples & the bodies that picked them, there are times my body leaves its shape behind, Thin Air Magazinepast down, Hapur Palate Issue 22.1One Eleven Follows, Snarl Issue 5nostalgia for what never was, TUGZ Issue 3: Nostalgia (republished)audible prescience, Lemon Peel Press Issue 3: MADNESS (available to pre-order now)
2023La Pluie (The Rain), 1886, Sweet: A Literary Confection (ekphrastic)i will tell you this (ii), i am a body of exhaustion, iconography, a body of water, escape room, theme: life, corporeal litmagHow to Speak, Red Weather Issue 40 (print only, limited run)sweet wet crunch, Third Iris Issue 5: Nostalgiaadrift, 300 Days of Sun Volume 2 Issue 4, Spring 20238/8, i want to create a world in which i'm not saying any of this, BarBar Dreams of 2023Child Like Wonder, Curio Cabinet Magazine Issue 2true or false, more or less, tonight i'll settle for anything, Landfillode to trintellix, Bender ZineSELF-ASSESSMENT, OxMag Issue 50my brother; bronzed grackle, The Lincoln Review Issue 4Retreat, Portage Magazineimperfect personification, Letter to a Young Poet, JAKEi will tell you this, Great Lakes Reviewode to the beginning of spring, Scapegoat Review, Spring 2023motion's point of entry, fifth wheel press come sail awayspoilage, Nebulous Magazinecollection, Roanoke Reviewloosed associations, mother tongue, Midwestern Heat Magazine Issue 1death of abstraction, Nebulous Magazine (republished)i step inside myself, The Lindenwood Review Issue 13saint lawrence, St. Lawrence County Arts Poetry Thursday Exibita life emergent, The Elevation Review Issue 8semi self-portrait in the world of mad men, Moon Cola Zine Issue 5: What Would Barbie Do?While in the Wild West, birdy magazine Issue 110life as a series of endings with no beginnings, FEELSZine Issue 19: Shame (print only)OVERLAID, MOODY MAGAZINE (print only)following a trail to its end, ballast journala poem in which there are no answers, it starts, The Inflectionist Review Issue 15circus poem #3, The Racket Journal Issue 74You Ask Me How I'm Doing And I Tell You, River and South Review Issue 10, Winter 2023deluge, Clepsydra Literary and Art Magazine Issue 2: Deluge
2022AND / WHAT / SO, little mistakes, Gone Lawn 47, winter solstice, 2022exposure, just a little, just because, Vulnerary Magazine Winter Issue: BENUMBEDmy brother; bronzed grackle, The Woodward Review Vol 2, Issue 1this is how you heal, The Ignatian Literary Magazine Fall 2022 Issuename me, Apricity MagazineODE TO HOW I HAPPENED, Figure 1, Issue 6babundance, The Dawn Review Issue 1Redwood Fairy Rings, Popshot Quarterly Magazine Issue 38: Roots (republished, print only)withdrawal from reality, on losing myself to myself, The Institutionalized Review Issue 215 ways to stay alive, deLuge Journal Issue 8.1: Fall/Winter 2022a catalogue of selves, Inlandia Fall Issuefirst date / end date, G⁎Mob Issue 16: The Thing About Monsterssomewhere between the longest day and the shortest night, THINGS THAT ARE BOTH TRUE AND FALSE, Marías at Sampaguitas Issue 5: Rituals (audio)the first understanding of fear, Pink Pansy Press, Issue 1: Haunting (print)on denying myself in search of another, Ouch! Collective Vol. 1 (print)miss you. would like the chance to know you., PCC Inscape Literary Magazine Issue 10: Love Letters to the Forgottenwe know what lives here, There's Nothing Sexy About Wanting to Die, Lammergeier Magazine Issue 13on an otherwise unremarkable night, I WILL NEVER BE A COWBOY, origin story, Poetry, This Screaming Mad//man, Deep Overstock Old Favorites Issue (print, audio)in celebration of a life lasting longer than expected, ari, Third Iris Issue 4: Intertwined (print only)ode to each life within sightline, ALOCASIA Issue 2: Autumn Equinox, 2022the secret to being happy is to forget all the reasons you have not to be, Another Chicago Magazine
Ritual IssueYOKE, FOLIO Literary Journal Volume 37 (digital puchase/print)hunger moon—, fifth wheel press the truth is in the stars anthology (republished) (print)Hunger Moon, The Jarnal Vol. 2 (audio/print)my brother; bronzed grackle, Many Nice Donkeys Volume 1, Issue 2euphony, Penumbra Summer 2022: Celebrating Prideto remember the future, LEVITATE Magazine Issue 6: Nostalgiaode to this grey sky, Up the Staircase Quarterly Odes Issuedis/engagement, Black Stone / White Stone Making the Machines that Destroy Us Zine (print)the gift of a memory that doesn't exist, i am made comfortable, Ephemera, Dark August, Paddler Press Volume 5: Summer Fare (print/digital purchase only)crossing, Moon Cola Zine Issue 3: Hot Girl Summer Bummerpoem in which i'm the bad guy, nostalgia for what never was, JAKEA Series of Requests for Whoever's Listening, Red Weather Literary Magazine Edition 39 (print only, limited run)the inversion of we, The Champagne Room Issue 2 (print only)arduous inclinations, Penumbra Spring Issue (print by donation)discoveries unnew, FEELS Zine Issue 17: Growth (print only)Ephemera, Snarl: A Journal of Literature and Art Issue 3 (print/digital purchase only)crawling my way out of my life, self portrait as voyeur, Wayne Literary Review 2022 Edition, EscapismI DOWNLOAD LEX FOR THE SECOND TIME, etiolate, ANGLES Issue 10the beginning of the end made endless, left to unfurl, Call me Brackets Issue 8: Call me [When It's Over]MERCY, Mortal Magsmall truths, The Elevation Review National Poetry Month Issueheavy, what hope for life, Press Pause Press Volume 6 (print)only hope subsiding, line drawn, an offering, Eclipse Zine Issue 03, AnagapesisTHE VOYEUR LED THROUGH LIFE AND DEATH, Black Stone / White Stone, (BotN Nominee)instructions for care, to bring life, Third Iris Issue 3, botanica (print only)1/1, heartwood, the things i want want me / but i do not want them back, Vulnerary Magazineode to the bimbo, en⁎gendered lit mag (print)self-portrait in a dissociated state, self infliction, corporeal lit mag (print)PORTRAIT OF THE MIDDLE CHILD AS BAD APPLE, After the Pause5/10, lamentation, Roanoke Reviewto tell you the truth, i must unswallow my tongue, Vagabond City Lit Issue 68Winter, Ample Remains Issue 6, WinterRE-PULSE, death of abstraction, fifth wheel press FLUX anthology (print)
20213/22, inanimate love, half empty magazine issue 01: sweet&sourlisa frank love poem, Honeyfire Literary Magazine bisexual voices feature: MOON & TIDEalms, elusion, breathe grief, Capsule Stories Autumn 2021: Dancing with Ghosts (print only)Dissipate, Endure, Red Weather Literary Magazine Edition 38 (print only)SUBTEND, paris of the west, redwood fairy ring, self-portrait as chlorine pool,
In Parentheses Magazine Volume 7, Edition 1 (print only)reliance, Revolute Lit Volume .002emergence, beloved unnameable, i'm afraid to name what it is i'm reaching for, Wayne Literary Review 2021 Edition, Homebegin now inside,, opia mag Issue 1: nostalgia (audio / print)three bodies, springtide, the cherished body, trill, admittance, Capsule Stories Spring 2021: In Bloom (print only)
2020Luster, Local Honey Midwest
2019thelma & louise, Crooked Arrow Press Issue 4: Pridebirdsong, Red Queen Literary Magazine Issue Sixageless, transient longing, sinking, Capsule Stories Autumn 2019: Autumn Gloom (print only)No Intercessions, Badlung Press "Nobody Knows You're A Dog" Anthology
AwardsWinner of the Editor’s Prize for Poetry, awarded by FOLIO. 2022.
Winner of the Bea Gonzalez Prize for Poetry, awarded by Stone Canoe. 2022.
Longlisted for the Bennett Nieberg Transpoetic Broadside Prize, awarded by GASHER Journal. 2022.
Nominated for Best of the Net, awarded by Sundress Publications. 2022.
Semifinalist for the Gearhart Poetry Prize, awarded by Southeast Review. 2022.
Finalist for the Inaugural Chapbook Contest, awarded by Garden Party Collective. 2023.Editorial WorkCapsule Stories, Poetry Reader. 2022—WorkshopsPoetry as Play April 16, 2022. Virtual
Making the Mundane Shine April 20, 2022. Virtual
Childhood Nonsense collaboratively led with Emmi Dawn. April 24, 2022. Virtual
Poetry as Play Redux April 28, 2022. Virtual
Accessible Vulnerability April 29, 2022. Virtual
Relational Endings May 29, 2022. In-person at Elle Warren's Michigan Writers Retreat
Poetry as Play: Third Time's the Charm July 24th, 2022. Virtual
Self-Assessment December 20th, 2022. Virtual
Self in Relation to Place January 31st, 2023. Virtual
History of Desire March 14th, 2023. Virtual
Time and Place April 19, 2023. Virtual
Self as Animal April 23, 2023. Virtual
Soup for my Family collaboratively led with Nashira de la Rosa. May 13, 2023. Virtual
The Music of Fiona Apple May 24, 2023. Virtual
Art and Arist May 27, 2023. Virtual
Sum of a Person May 30, 2023. Virtual
Poetry as Play: Exploration of Place — Date and time TBAA 2 hour generative poetry workshop hosted on Zoom. We'll read poems related to the theme, open the floor for discussion, then get a list of scaffolding questions that build up to the prompts we'll be working from during our 15 minute writing time.More info on the workshop can be found on the website. Signup is done through the newsletter (US Participants) or Substack (International Participants).