The Switching/Yard, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2013.
Red Sugar, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2008.
Boneshaker, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2002.
Mad River, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1995, Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize for Poetry.
Ravage, Lefty Blondie Press, 2012, chapbook.
Ravenous, State Street Press, 1995, chapbook.
Quarterly West, Indiana Review, TriQuarterly, Gulf Coast, Court Green, Third Coast, Willow Springs, others.
Place: Putting Your Finger On It, essay in anthology: The Working Poet: 75 Writing Exercises and a Poetry Anthology, Edited by Scott Minar, Autumn House Press, 2010.
Finding Red Sugar, essay in anthology: Making Poems: 40 Poems with Commentary by the Poets, State University of New York Press, 2009.
American Life in Poetry, Poet Laureate Ted Kooser’s weekly column, 2006.
Writer’s Almanac, National Public Radio performed by Garrison Keilor, March 15, 2006.
Ghost Story, essay in Creative Non-Fiction, 2000.
My Pittsburgh, introductory essay to Pittsburgh Revealed, Photographs Since 1850, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1997, accompanying book to Carnegie Museum exhibit.
L.A. Times Book Festival; Geraldine R. Dodge Festival, Waterloo, New Jersey; Split This Rock Poetry Festival, Washington, D.C.; Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York; Columbia College, Chicago; SUNY Binghamton, New York; St. Mark’s Theater, New York City; KGB Bar, New York City; Writers Out Loud, New York City; University of the Pacific, Stockton, California; the Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh; Clark College, Mountain Writers Series, Vancouver, Washington; Florida International University, Miami; Elliott Bay Books in Seattle; University of Vermont, Burlington; Paradise Valley College, Phoenix, Arizona; Cody’s Bookstore, Berkeley, California; Fresno State University, Fresno, California; Tebot Bach Reading Series, Orange, California.