Selected Poems


The Believer: “Forced March”

Bennington Review: “Resignation Syndrome”

The Kenyon Review: “Ownership of Time”



Academy of American Poets’ Poem-a-Day: “Common Things,” Spring 2019.

Vinyl: “Porousness,” Spring 2019.

Witness: “Inunacknowledgeddetentionwithout,” Spring 2018.

The Elephants: “Pasts,” Fall 2017.

Typo: “Object Permanence,” Summer 2017.

Conjunctions: “Black Paintings” and “Peace Epic,” Spring 2016.

Boston Review: “Devouring Each Other,” Summer 2015.

Green Mountains Review: “Bellfounding” and “Dwelling,” Fall 2014.

Sixth Finch: “Beach Scene” and “Degree of Nothing,” Summer 2013.

Guernica: "Cages," Spring 2013.

The Paris-American: “Schedule for Burning,” “Their Papers” and “Pastorale,” Spring 2013.

Boston Review (Introduced by Mark Strand): Selections from Contrapuntal, Winter 2010.


In Print

Crazyhorse: “Mortality Event,” Spring 2019.

Harvard Review: “Definite Article,” Winter 2019.

The Cincinnati Review: “The One Story,” Fall 2018.

The Massachusetts Review: “Ownership of Sight,” Fall 2018.

The Antioch Review: “Ownership of Words,” Summer 2018.

Third Coast: “Map of Belonging,” Fall 2017.

Poetry Northwest:  “Trust,” Summer 2017.

Crazyhorse: “Degree of Nothing,” Spring 2017.

Handsome:  “Degree of Nothing” and “Orientation,” Summer 2016.

The Iowa Review: “Division of Labor,” “Multiverse,” “Ruin Value” and “Placeholder,” Winter 2016.

The Kenyon Review: “Geometry of Echo,” Fall 2015.

Cimarron Review: “Affliction” and “Valuing,” Winter 2015.

The California Journal of Poetics: “River Again,” Winter 2015.

Gulf Coast:  “Asylum” and “Lucus,” Fall 2014.

Colorado Review:  “Rejoinder” and “Backward-Spreading Brightness,” Fall 2013.

32 Poems: “Remonstrance,” Fall 2013.

Cream City Review:  “Caedmon” and “Afterword,” Fall 2013.

Washington Square: “Portion,” Spring 2013.

 American Letters & Commentary: “Layer of Ash,” Summer 2012.



The Massachusetts Review: “10 Questions for Christopher Kondrich”


The Pushcart Prize Anthology

“The One Story” nominated by The Cincinnati Review (2019).

“Asylum” nominated by Gulf Coast (2015).

“Their Papers” nominated by The Paris-American (2013).


A video recorded for The Iowa Review, In which I read "Multiverse" and "Ruin Value" while crossing the Long Island Sound.