Midwest Quarterly: “In the Kitchen of Grief”
Naugatuck River Review: “Giving Thanks”
Red Hen Anthology: The Miracle of Flip Flops: “Jumper” and “Idle Music”

Published / Released (2018-2023):

Massage Poem
Published online by Drunk Monkeys
Vol. 8 No. 2
February 2023

Two Poems: Primal Epeolatry &
This One Calls For Takeout

Published online by Isotrope
October 2022

Using the Words I and Can’t
Published online by The Pine Cone Review
June 7, 2022

I’m Listening
A Broadside in Concurrence: 
A Fine Print Literary Portfolio, Volume 3
May, 2022

Double American Sonnet for Terrance Hayes
First Prize: Nebraska Poetry Society
Open Poetry Contest, Announced April 2022
plus an “Honorable Mention” for the poem “What I Would Give”

Unsuspecting Cinderella
Poetry Collection
Published by Finishing Line Press
March 25, 2022

Reading the Streets
Published in print in The Ocotillo Review Volume 6.1 Winter 2022
by Kallisto Gaia Press
Released February 2022

Something Must Have Told Me To Ask
Published online and in print by High Shelf Press: Issue XXXVIII
January 15, 2022

Photo by Calvin Mano on Unsplash

Geometry and Other Tragedies
Published online by Tangled Locks
December 22, 2021

My Divorce is a Dead Bug Trapped in the Light Fixture in My Shower
Published online by GRIFFEL
October 25, 2021

Stars Under Glass
Published online by The Decadent Review
October 16, 2021

Still Life at Hefflinger Park
Published online by The Closed Eye Open
October 12, 2021

Fifteen Billboards
Published online by The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts / Matter Press
August 27, 2021

Four Poems
Published online by In Parentheses
September 5, 2021
Sunday Morning Traditions, Next Stop: Nashville, Street Name Daydream, and Home Run Rod

Published by Corpus Callosum Press
Plainsongs, Summer 2021

Life and Death at the Castle
Published online by Heartwood Literary Magazine
Issue #11 ~ Spring 2021

Released May 1, 2021

Now the Days
Published by Raw Art Review
Fall 2020

Released March, 2021

Castle Recursion and Castle Omnipresence
Published online by The Write Launch
February 2, 2021

Photo by Aron Visuals on Unsplash

Trying to Read in the Castle Library
Published by Gyroscope Review
Issue 21-1, Winter 2021
Released January 15, 2021
Available on Amazon

Open Window
Published online by Wild Roof Journal
Issue #6
January 4, 2021

To Whom or What or Where
Published online by Local Honey | Midwest
January 1, 2021

Also at The Howler Project
Issue One: Looking
Released October 2022

Pockets Full of Rocks
Published online by Sad Girl’s Club Lit
December 11, 2020

Published by Tempered Runes Press
Volume 1, Number 1: Bluing the Blade
Released December 2020
Available on Magcloud

Covid Sunset
Fruits of Our Quarantine
Published by Wingless Dreamer
Contest Winner/Top 10 Finalist
Released November 2020 (Publisher’s Website)

Oh Beautiful
Published online by New Verse News
October 31st, 2020

Speed of the Valley
Verses from the Plains A Poetry Collection
Published by The Nebraska Writers Guild
Released October 2020 (Amazon)

Two Poems: Concourse B & Cure for the Common Equation
Published online by The Showbear Family Circus
September/October 2020

Mining the Gap
Published online by Prometheus Dreaming
Volume 2, Issue 2.5
September 2020

American Academy of Poets
University and College Poetry Prize
2020 Winner
University of Nebraska, MFA

Nothing Could Kill You
Published online by Boston Accent Lit
Issue #18
July 2020

Dreamcatcher, To Whom or What or Where, Waubonsie Nature Walk, Paper Shredder, and These Are Strange Times
Nebraska’s Best Emerging Poets 2019
Published by Z Publishing House

When We Met
America’s Emerging Poets 2018
Published by Z Publishing House

Shyla Shehan

Omaha, Nebraska