• "Sestina Written as Though Genesis" POETRY Magazine, 2020

  • "A Marble Run for this Finite Earth" American Poetry Review, 2020

  • "A Marble Run for the Lights" American Poetry Review, 2020

  • A Poem for the Start of the New Decade Peach Mag, 2020

    • Winner of the 2020 Poetry Contest, Selected by Alok Vaid-Menon

  • “On apologizing after the Earth has circled the Sun a hundred times” forthcoming, Adroit, 2020

  • “I keep Lil Uzi Vert’s lady bug Bic lighter in my pocket” forthcoming, Adroit, 2020

  • “Elegy for the not yet dead Rainforest Cafe” forthcoming, Adroit, 2020

  • "On imagining Ariana Grande, before the fame, working every summer at a Rita’s Italian Ice" forthcoming, Puerto del Sol, 2020

  • “A very Trans and Arachnophobic Poem” forthcoming, Foglifter, 2020

  • “Sonnet for the Monarch’s Migration” forthcoming, Foglifter, 2020

  • "Haibun for my Mother and the Early 2000s" forthcoming, DIAGRAM, 2020

  • “I wish all children could touch the sky” Gigantic Sequins, 2019

    • Winner of the 2019 Poetry Contest 

  • "You've heard this before, the only way out is through" American Poetry Review, 2019

  • "Transgender Heroic: All this Ridiculous FleshThe Normal School, 2019

  • "My partner asks me to write them a poem about Sheryl CrowPOETRY Magazine, 2019​

  • "To the Cherry Blossoms on 16th and Wharton" forthcoming"forthcoming, Embodied: An Intersectional Feminist Graphic Poetry Anthology, 2021







  • This House is Obvious” Adroit, 2017

    • Finalist for Best of the Net, 2017

  • “As I Like It” New Orleans Review, 2016

  • “dancing in the colosseum” Permafrost, 2016

    • Nominated for 2016 Pushcart Prize

  • Attempting to Teach in a Desert” The Boiler, 2015

    • Finalist in the 2015 Flash Essay Contest

  • “Things that Run” Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, 2015

    • Finalist in the 2015 Contest

  • Inversion” Vela Magazine, 2014

    • Winner of 2014 Non-Fiction Contest


Candrilli CV, 2020

© 2020 by Kayleb Rae Candrilli.