in and out and forth


Cape Verdean Blues forthcoming in 2018 from The University of Pittsburgh Press


“Liberation” forthcoming in Virginia Quarterly Review

“Something African with a K” forthcoming in RHINO Poetry

“Let” is featured in the Mass Poetry Raining Poetry Project + displayed at Boston City Hall as part of the Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture Initiative

“When I say I Want a Baby” — Colorado Review

“Self on the First Date” — The Atlas Review

“flush past the ferry” — some mark made

“tone’s posture” — some mark made

“big sun coming strong through the motel blinds” — No Tokens Journal

“re the dentist and his new family” — The Awl

“Your Eyes Blink Five-Minute Miles” — the minnesota review

“Deniz” — PANK Magazine

“Simone” — Sundog Lit

“GPS” — A Bad Penny Review

“33” — A Bad Penny Review

“And I Know That She Feels Beautiful” — A Bad Penny Review

upcoming readings & events ’17

mar 19: Bread Loaf Dark Tower Alumni Reading at Jimmys43, 7pm, NYC

mar 26: Bluestockings Bookstore, 7pm, NYC

apr 19: Poets & Pints Reading at Aeronaut Brewing, 6-8pm, Somerville, MA

not poems

Bennington College, MFA

Writer’s Room of Boston Fellow, 2017

Writing Coach at RAW Art Works

Kendrick Lamar x Shauna Barbosa

Women Making History

barbosawriting [at] gmail [dot] com