published by calamari press

“... the intense lyricism of the language is luminous in nature and beautiful and mysterious, as are the William Blakian illustrations...This remarkable volume is like a wondrous field guide to the painful process of entering the interior of loss. And what a fabulous tour it is.”
—Chuck Kinder, author of Honeymooners

"The Static Herd is an abnormal tissue of medical records and memory, and a sublime poetic exhumation that precedes the final internment."
—Matt Pieknik, KGB Bar Lit
Read the full review here.

Purchase at McNally Jackson, your local indie, or Amazon.


forthcoming from Gulf Coast

finalist for the 1/2K prize
Indiana Review, Vol. 41 No.1

“The Fox in the Womb”
(a graphic tale)
Unicorn Mountain, Vol. 2

Baby Remember My Name:
An Anthology of New Queer Girl Writing

edited by Michelle Tea
published by Da Capo Press
Lambda Literary Award nominee for LGBT anthology

“How to Be a Saint”
Red Light: Superheroes, Saints, and Sluts
edited by Anna Camilleri
published by Arsenal Pulp Press


Excerpt from “101”
Spoon River Poetry Review, 43.2

“The Newfoundland Exam”
Territory, Issue V
read here

“Our Bellies Are Full Of”
Plinth, Issue 3
read here

“Isaiah 65:25”
(with illustration)
read here


“Sarah Gerard and Beth Steidle Talk About Books They Wrote”
(an illustrated interview)
Vol. 1 Brooklyn
read here

“From the West”
nominated for the Pushcart Prize
Fairy Tale Review, Emerald Issue
read an interview here

“The Packet”
Drunken Boat, #14
read here

Review of The Last Animal
KGB Bar Lit
read here

Review of Let the Dark Flower Blossom
KGB Bar Lit
read here

Review of The Invisibles
KGB Bar Lit
read here

Review of The Antigone Poems
KGB Bar Lit
read here

“… alternately luscious and corruscating.”
- Bill O'Driscoll, Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Pittsburgh City Paper

“… a dreamy take on loss that's a punch to the gut.”
- Time Out New York