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


following a trail to its end, ballast journalcircus poem #3, The Racket Journal Issue 74You Ask Me How I'm Doing And I Tell You, River and South Review Issue 10, Winter 2023AND / 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)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, (Best of the Net Nominee)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 68


Full Publications List


ForthcomingWhile in the Wild West, birdy magazine Issue 110motion's point of entry, fifth wheel press come sail away8/8, i want to create a world in which i'm not saying any of this, BarBar Dreams of 2023a life emergent, The Elevation Reviewsemi self-portrait in the world of mad men, Moon Cola Zine Issue 5: What Would Barbie Do?OVERLAID, MOODY MAGAZINE (available for pre-order now)the apples & the bodies that picked them, there are times my body leaves its shape behind, Thin Air Magazinecollection, Roanoke Reviewlife as a series of endings with no beginnings, FEELSZine Issue 19: Shamei will tell you this, Great Lakes Reviewi step inside myself, The Lindenwood Review Issue 13past down, Hapur Palate Issue 22.1ode to the beginning of spring, Scapegoat Review, Spring IssueOne Eleven Follows, Snarl Issue 5my brother; bronzed grackle, The Lincoln Review Issue 4La Pluie (The Rain), 1886, Sweet: A Literary Confectionnostalgia for what never was, TUGZ Issue 3: Nostalgia (republished)audible prescience, Lemon Peel Press Issue 3: MADNESS (available to pre-order now)


2023following 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 Issue
YOKE, FOLIO Literary Journal Volume 37 (digital puchase/print)hunger moon—, fifth wheel press the truth is in the stars anthology (republished)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 forthcoming)


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
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EXPERIENCE


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.
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
Poetry as Play: Third Time's the Charm July 24th, 2022. Virtual
Self-Assessment December 20th, 2022. Virtual


UPCOMING WORKSHOPS


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).