BEE LB


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.


Portfolio


ode to each life within sightline, ALOCASIA Issue 2: Autumn Equinox, 2022YOKE, FOLIO Literary Journal Volume 37 (print only)Hunger Moon, The Jarnal Vol. 2 (audio)poem in which i'm the bad guy, nostalgia for what never was, JAKETHE VOYEUR LED THROUGH LIFE AND DEATH, Black Stone / White Stone, (BotN Nominee)1/1, heartwood, the things i want want me / but i do not want them back, Vulnerary Magazineself-portrait in a dissociated state, self infliction, corporeal lit mag (print forthcoming)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 68RE-PULSE, death of abstraction, fifth wheel press FLUX anthology (print forthcoming)reliance, Revolute Lit Volume .002begin now inside, opia mag Issue 1: nostalgia (audio / print)


Full Publications List


Forthcomingi step inside myself, The Lindenwood Review, Issue 13past down, Hapur Palate, Issue 22.1prefabrication, Memory, Maybe, Wrongdoing Magazine, Issue 4: Thornson an otherwise unremarkable night, I WILL NEVER BE A COWBOY, origin story, Poetry, This Screaming Mad//man, Deep Overstock, Old Favorites Issueode to the beginning of spring, Scapegoat Review, Spring Issuethe first understanding of fear, Pink Pansy Press, Issue 1: HauntingThere's Nothing Sexy About Wanting to Die, we know what lives here, Lammergeier Magazine Fall IssueOne Eleven Follows, Snarl Issue 5my brother; bronzed grackle, The Lincoln Review Issue 4withdrawal from reality, on losing myself to myself, The Institutionalized Review Issue 2on denying myself in search of another, Ouch! Collective Vol. 115 ways to stay alive, deLuge JournalLa Pluie (The Rain), 1886, Sweet: A Literary Confectionnostalgia for what never was, TUGZ Issue 3: Nostalgia (republished)first date / end date, G⁎Mob Issue 16audible prescience, Lemon Peel Press Issue 3: MADNESS (available to pre-order now)miss you. would like the chance to know you., PCC Inscape Literary Magazine February Folioexposure, just a little, just because, Vulnerary Magazine Seasonal Issue: BENUMBED


2022in celebration of a life lasting longer than expected, ari, Third Iris Issue 4: Intertwinedode 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 Issue
YOKE, FOLIO Literary Journal Volume 37 (print only)hunger moon—, fifth wheel press the truth is in the stars anthology (republished)Hunger Moon, The Jarnal Vol. 2 (audio)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 Zinethe gift of a memory that doesn't exist, i am made comfortable, Ephemera, Dark August, Paddler Press Volume 5: Summer Fare (digital purchase/print 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 forthcoming)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, Escapism (print forthcoming)I 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 forthcoming)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 forthcoming)self-portrait in a dissociated state, self infliction, corporeal lit mag printPORTRAIT 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 forthcoming)


20213/22, inanimate love, half empty magazine issue 01: sweet&sourlisa frank love poem, Honeyfire Literary Magazine bisexual voices feature: MOON & TIDE (print forthcoming)alms, 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
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EXPERIENCE


Editorial WorkCapsule Stories, Poetry Reader. 2022—
Freelance editing. 2019—
Manuscript editing. 2022—
Individual poetry editing. 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
Upcoming Workshop: Poetry as Play: Third Time's the Charm July 24th, 2022. Virtual
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.


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS


Poetry as Play: Exploration of PlaceAugust, exact 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).