How to Get Away With Murder was Queer TV Royalty” in Vulture

“Seasonal” in Waxwing

“The Real Danger on the Promenade” in Longreads

“Say You’ll Be There” about Hulu’s PEN15 in Slate

“All Animals No Guns” in Nat. Brut

“Searching for Solace in Queer Poetry” in Electric Literature

“A Likelihood” in wildness

“Book of [ ]” in DIAGRAM

“Middle Seat” in Ghost Proposal

“On A Bridge” in Kweli

“Smelling Static” in The Offing

“Something Like Time” (nominated for the Pushcart Prize) in Blueshift Journalwinner of the Brutal Nation Prize in Prose

“11/9/16” (nominated for Best of the Net 2017) in wildness

“Butterfly People” in BOAAT, featured in an interview with Jill Talbot for Essay Daily


“adjacencies” and “Baptism” in Pretty Owl Poetry, Issue 27

“portrait of disaster that will repeat and repeat” in Foundry Journal, Issue 14

“doodling at a temporary job (near the end of the world)” in Columbia Journalwinner of the Black History Month Special Issue Contest

“Expanding the Waters of Love: A Review of Shayla Lawson’s I Think I’m Ready to See Frank Ocean” in Asterix Journal

“Flood the Room” in FENCE, Issue 35

“Slumber Party” and “Rubber Days” in Night Block, Edition 10

“adventures” and “talk therapy” in Puerto Del Sol, Black Voices Series

“Listen” in Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color (Nightboat Books), and featured at Tin House 

“Used” in ANMLY, “Radical: Avant Garde Poets of Color” Folio

“Unfinished Study of a Black Man” in Red Paint Hill, Issue 17

“Unearthed” in The Shade Journal, Emerging Queer Poets of Color Spotlight Issue

“Suffer” in Beecher’s Magazine, Issue 7

“glitterwaves” in Underblong

“Dear Mr. Officer,” “Wiz Boy,” “To Kevin,” and “Back at One” in FreezeRay Poetry

“The Mole” in The Shade Journal

“Other Boys” in Foundry

“Listen” in pnk prl, issue one

A Visual List:

Four Poems


FreezeRay Poetry, Issue 13
“Dear Mr. Officer,” “Wiz Boy,” “To Kevin…” and “Back at One”

“Other Boys”


Foundry Journal, Issue Four

“The Mole”

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the Shade Journal, Issue 2



WILDNESS Journal (Issue No. 7)

“Race is Always There in my Writing”: An Interview with Steffan Triplett by Jill Talbot

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Essay Daily



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Listen – pnk prl – issue one

“Butterfly People”

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BOAAT Journal

“On Rihanna and Black Joy”