Or, The Ambiguites (full-length poetry book). New York: Ugly Duckling Presse, November 2015.

Dear Pierre” (poetry chapbook). New York: Well Greased Press, October 2012, reprinted 2013.

To Light Out (full-length poetry book). New York: Ugly Duckling Presse, March, 2010.

Pitching Woo” (poetry chapbook). Cincinnati: Cy Press, 2006.

Heads Up Fever Pile” (poetry chapbook). New York: Belladonna, 2005.

Placefullness” (poetry chapbook). New York: Ugly Duckling Presse, 2004.

Eight Positive Trees” (poetry chapbook). Boston: Pressed Wafer, 2002.

Beneath The Bright Discus” (poetry chapbook). Elmwood: Potes and Poets Press, 2000.

Essays in Peer Reviewed Journals   

 “Reason As Poetry: The Scientific Poems of Edgar Allan Poe and Erasmus Darwin”

  (Revise and Resubmit, J19)

“Doubled Narratives of Orphanhood in Melville’s Pierre.” Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies,

  Volume 18. No 1, March, 2016.

Refereed Book Chapters

 “Touching Horror: Thinking through Poe and Gun Violence.” 21/19: Readings in Proximity (Eds.

  Alexandra Manglis and Kristen Case) Milkweed Press, forthcoming.

“Karen Weiser and Anne Waldman.” Letters To Poets: Conversations about Poetics, Politics and    

   Community. Eds. Jennifer Firestone and Dana Teen Lomax. Ardmore: Saturnalia Books, 2008.

Work in Progress:

 “You Who Made the Heavens Incline” (opera libretto) in collaboration with composer Peter

   Gilbert, to be performed by the Lorelei Ensemble, 2017.

“The Eyes of Her Who Glorified” (new book of poetry)

Pitching Woo


Books, chapbooks, academic essays

Beneath the Bright Discus


Eight Positive Trees

To Light Out

"Doubled Narratives of Orphanhood in Melville's Pierre"

Or, The Ambiguities

Dear Pierre

Psychotherapist, Writer, teacher

Karen Weiser