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Publications


The following list details titles and publishers for Rick's work (all titles are poetry unless otherwise indicated as flash fiction; all publishers in USA unless otherwise indicated)


2015

"Idyll on the Riverbank” and “St. Gertrude of the Boulevard” Mulberry Fork Review 

“Untitled” Haiku Journal 

“Cairn" and "Bill" Cowboy Poetry Press 

“Fiat” Pilgrim Journal 

“Near Acquaintance” (flash) After the Pause 

"Bunker" (flash)  Flash Fiction Magazine 

"Chìtù mǎ" Yellow Chair Review "Pop Culture Issue" 


2016

"Gunsels Need Not Apply" (Also professionally read on YouTube) The Five Two

"Ascending Descent" (flash, Pushcart Prize nomination) and "Between foxtrot and tango" Bop Dead City 

"The Fifth Letter" (flash) Beorh Weekly

"Quiet StableQuatrain Fish 

"Dali at Home" and "Moon Like a Sun Like a Montage" The Light Ekphrastic (paired with artwork by Karen Klinedinst) 

"duct tape fixes everything" Zodiac Review

"Shadowguests"  Amaryllis (UK)

"Mea Culpa" Dappled Things  Candelmas Issue

"Helsinki notes"  Rust+ Moth

"Senecio" Dali's Lovechild 

"Ruth and Boaz at the Threshing Floor" and "When I knew / you were gone" Allegro Poetry Magazine (UK) 

"New Breeds" (flash) Urban Fantasist (UK) 

"Old Growth" (Pushcart Prize nomination) and "Signs of a May Morning" Spirit Fire Review

"Someday We'll Incarnate You in Porcelain" and "Family Album" Indiana Voice Journal.

"On Finding Thinness" and "Battleground words"  Bridges Magazine (Shorter University)

"truelovetruelovetruelovetruelovetruelove"  Strange Poetry (UK)


2017

"Chest of Recollection"  Deep Water Literary Journal (Ireland)

"A town of mirrors and quaking 44's" Rattle (Monthly Ekphrastic Challenge Artist's Choice Winner)

"Economies of Martyrdom" Eunoia (Singapore)

 "Running a little late" Rock and Sling (Whitworth University)

"A very small problem" (flash) Beakful (Becquée) (France)

"Crossing the County Line" Into the Void(Canada)

"Ascension Day"  The Christian Century

"Andromache at Pergamon" Bluepepper (Australia)

"The Spirit of Truckee Lake" Sonic Boom Journal (India)

"Fairy Tale Ending" (flash, professionally recorded podcast) The Centropic Oracle (Canada)

"99 to the Columbia," and "The solitary life holds splendid treats" Rotary Dial(Canada)

"Narcissus of Hollywood" and "Feasting on pasties at the Empire Mine" Prole (UK)

"Our Lady of Iliniza Norte," "Reflection on Salvador Dali’s The Apotheosis of Homer," "Klee and Kipling tête-à-tête," and "Aseptic" egoPHobia (Romania)

"Still life with jigsaw hearts," "Great, great, great, great uncle," and "Ancestral photo album" Open: Journal of Arts and Letters (UK)

"Paleo Makeover" (flash, Magic Mondays selection) Vestal Review


2018

"Ready or Not" (flash) Eastern Iowa Review

"Old Growth" (reprint in "The Life of Trees" issue) Author's Journal of Inventive Literature 

"The Virgin of Pico Rivera with Child" Amethyst Review (UK).

"Choreography for the Drunk in the Gutter Ballade" The Pangolin Review  (Mauritius)

"Houyhnhnm" (flash) Riggwelter (UK)

"Hello Unwraps" and "Element 79" Ink in Thirds

"Excerpted," "Moon Face Explains Himself Again," and "Ecce Eyespots" Survision Magazine (Ireland)

"Into the West with Psilocybin and Jefferson's Avatar" and "Pietification" Dawntreader ( UK)

"In Carne Una" Amarillo Bay

"Refusing Oblivion" (poetry) Lonesome October Lit (UK)

"Nebuchadnezzar II Unchained" Psaltery and Lyre


2019

"End of the Trail" and "Angelfruit" Oxford School of Poetry Review (UK)

"Martyrology," "The Failure of Lucidity" and "Study Time" Terror House Magazine (Hungary).

"Grandma 5.0" Contemporary Haibun Online

"Element 79" first published in 2018 by Ink in Thirds, was exhibited from June 29-Sept.14th alongside original artwork by celebrated New England          photographer Karen Klinedinst at the Boston area's Griffin Museum exhibition entitled In Your Mother Tongue: A Word and Image Dialogue. 
"Le mime Jean-Baptiste prêche aux âges encore" Spiritus (Johns Hopkins University)


2020

"Ophelia in Kitakyushu" The Beach Hut ​(UK)

"The Spirit of Truckee Lake" has been selected by Sonic Boom (India) for their 2020 Best of the Poetry Shack and Fiction Anthology (Issues 1-15).