Writings & Archives

Publishing Credits

Full-length poetry collections

Echolocation, Cirque Press, 2018

How Light Reaches Us, Aldrich Press, 2016


For the Willing, Finishing Line Press, 2008


VoiceCatcher 6, The Voicecatcher Collective, 2011, Co-Editor with Toni Partington

Journals & Magazines

Alimentum, The Absence of Something Specified, The American Poetry Journal, The Arc Poetry Magazine,  The Blue Hour, Calyx, Camas, Cirque, The Comstock Review, Contrary MagazineConte, Cup of Comfort for Mothers, Edible Portland, Elegant Thorne Review, Elohi Gaduji Journal, Facing the Change: Personal Encounters With Global Warming, Forest Under Story: Creative Inquiry in an Old-Growth Forest; Four Chambers Press, Ghost Town Poetry 1 & 2, Half-Mystic Journal, Her Circle E-Zine, Heron Tree, Hipmama, Hot Metal Press, Inflectionist Review, Light – A Journal of Photography and Poetry, Literary MamaMamazine, Milk & Honey Siren, MiPOesias, MockingHeart ReviewMom’s Writer’s Literary Magazine, Mothering, New Letters, The New Verse NewsNorth Dakota Quarterly, Nostrovia Poetry, The Oregonian, Passages North, The Pedestal Magazine, Pilgrimage, Plum Tree TavernPoecology, Poetry City – USA, Poppy Road Review, The Rockhurst Review, Santa Ana River Review, Sea Stories, Terrain.orgThis Joy Ride, Timberline Review, Under the Sun, Untitled Country Review, Verseweavers, VoiceCatcher 1, 2 & 3, The Wayfarer Journal, Wild Goose Poetry Review, Wildness, Windfall, Winged: New Writing on BeesWritten River, You Are Here.

Archived Readings

KBOO’s Poetry and Everything, Interview with Judith Arcana, radio podcast, Jan. 28, 2019. 

KBOO’s Talking Earth, “Under the Influences” radio podcast, with Chrys Tobey, Pecos B Jett and Amy Temple Harper (and host Sophia Helstrom-White). Dec. 17, 2018

River Road Reading Series, Eugene, OR, Dec. 30, 2018

The Inflectionist Review, reading “High Desert Negative,” Nov. 2017

Ghost Town Poetry Series, with Nancy Flynn, Nov. 10, 2016 (min. 22:00)

Oregon Poetic Voices, Dec. 2011

Show & Tell Gallery’s Three Friends Monday Reading Series

Nov. 30, 2009, with Sara Guest, Sage Cohen at Three Friends coffee shop, Portland, OR.

Oregon Literary Review, First Wednesdays Reading Series

June 2009, with Judith Barrington, Katharine Salzmann and Mike Daly (separately recorded), at Blackbird Wine Shop, Portland, OR.

Awards & Nominations

Best of the Net, 2017, Nominee, “Refugia” and “High Desert Negative, The Inflectionist Review.

Newfound Prose Prize, Finalist, 2016, “Changing Woman & Changing Man: A High Desert Myth.

Trillium Project/OSU Spring Creek Project, Residency, April 2016.

Playa Writers Residency Fellowship, Summer Lake, Oregon. 2013, 2015 & 2017.

Starkey Experimental Forest and Range Writers Residency, USNF, Aug. 2013.

Andrews Forest Writers Residency, Oregon State University’s Spring Creek Project, Fall 2012.

Poem-of-the-Month and Best of the Net Nominee, “Blindcreek,” Poppy Road Review, 2013.

Collaboration, 2nd Place, “Our Own Private Alaska” (with Scot Siegel), Oregon Poetry Association, 2012.

Free Verse, 1st Place, “Release of the Cabbage Looper Moth,” Oregon State Poetry Association, Fall 2009.

New Letters Reader’ Choice Award, 2008 Poetry Runner-Up, “Ultrasound,” 2008.

Oregon Book Award Nominee, For the Willing (Finishing Line Books, 2008).

Pushcart Prize Nominee, “Cascade Head: A Map of Belonging,” Sea Stories, 2007.

New Poet, 1st Place,Moonkilling,” Oregon Poetry Association, Spring 2006.

Other Credits

Untitled Country Review, Co-Editor, 2012-2013

VoiceCatcher 5, Associate Editor, 2010

VoiceCatcher 4, Editorial Collective, 2009

Columnist for Sage Cohen’s Writing the Life Poetic Zine, a bi-monthly e-newsletter.


The Inflectionist ReviewIssue 6, June 2107, Distinguished Poet.

Portland Family, Jillian Starr, 2010, (with Sage Cohen, Kim Stafford, and Heidi Schulman Greenwald).


Calyx Journal, Summer/Fall 2017, Vol. 30:1, by Cindy Mom 

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