Selected Poems


“Destroyed Street,” Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day.

“The Position” and “Forced March,” The Believer.

“Resignation Syndrome,” Bennington Review.

“Mortality Event,” Crazyhorse.

“Definite Article,” Harvard Review.

“Porousness,” Vinyl.


Inunacknowledgeddetentionwithout,” Witness.

Pasts,” The Elephants.

Object Permanence,Typo.

Black Paintings,” “Peace Epic,Conjunctions.

Devouring Each Other,” Boston Review.

Bellfounding” and “Dwelling,” Green Mountains Review.

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

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

Selections from ContrapuntalBoston Review (Poets Sampler feature, Introduced by Mark Strand). 

"Cages," Guernica

In Print

“The One Story,” The Cincinnati Review.

“Ownership of Sight,” The Massachusetts Review.

“Ownership of Words,” The Antioch Review.

“Map of Belonging,” Third Coast.

 “Trust,” Poetry Northwest.

“Degree of Nothing,” Crazyhorse.

 “Degree of Nothing” and “Orientation,” Handsome.

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

“Geometry of Echo,” The Kenyon Review.

 “Asylum” and “Lucus,” Gulf Coast.

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

“Remonstrance,” 32 Poems.

 “Caedmon” and “Afterword,” Cream City Review.

“Affliction” and “Valuing,” Cimarron Review.

“River Again,” The California Journal of Poetics.

“Portion,” Washington Square.

 “Layer of Ash,” American Letters & Commentary.


The Massachusetts Review: “10 Questions for Christopher Kondrich”

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