Monmouth Junction, NJ
New Jersey US

Author's Bio

Published in print and digital journals both foreign and domestic, Ink has two full-length poetry collections, Miserable with Fire (self-published) and Death Loves a Drinking Game (Piscataway House Publications), as well as three chapbooks: 61 Central (Finishing Line Press), The Vessel of the Now (Back Room Poetry), and Pining (Alien Buddha Press). He often performs at open mics of ill repute and is founder and EIC of Stanza Cannon (, a literary quarterly dedicated to oral poetry.

Publications & Prizes

The Alien Buddha Loves You (Alien Buddha Press, 2024)
Pining (Alien Buddha Press, 2023)
The Vessel of the Now (Back Room Poetry, 2023)
61 Central (Finishing Line Press, 2018)
Bullshit Lit
Edison Literary Review
Journal of New Jersey Poets
Moss Puppy Magazine
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SOUP CAN Magazine
Stanza Cannon
Syncopation Literary Journal
Vocivia Magazine
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Nominated four times for Asbury Park Poet Laureate.

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Bob Hicok, Nicelle Davis, Charles Bukowski, Lucille Clifton, Taha Muhammad Ali, W. S. Merwin, Saul Williams, Idra Novey, Sarah Lindsay, e. e. cummings, Matthea Harvey, Josh "dogmatic" Matson, Ada Limon, Gregory Orr, Neil Gaiman, Bud Smith, Jonathan Safran Foer, Italo Calvino, Anton Chekhov, Franz Kafka, and so many more...
What I'm reading now: 
Jackleg Opera by B. J. Ward

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Born in: 
Wilmington, DE
Raised in: 
Dayton, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jan 28, 2024