News & Events
2.29.20 A leap year reading for the Argenta Reading Series. 6:30 p.m. at the Argenta UMC 317 Main Street, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114. More information here.
2.1.20 Official release date for Lessons in Breathing Underwater. Now available for pre-order here.
1.6.20 Writers Coop Residency at Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms in Knoxville, TN.
11.24.19 "Walk of Shame: A Corrigendum" and "On Highway 19 at County Road 515, Where James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner Were Executed" were finalists for the 10th annual Terrain.org poetry prize.
10.19.19 Cameo appearance as a voice actor in KUAR's Arts & Letters episode, "The Colony" based on Molly McCully Brown's haunting book, The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded. Listen to the episode here.
4.27.19 "The Misfit Pleasures of Flash Fiction" at the Arkansas Literary Festival. Read more here.
4.20.19 Poetry reading at the New Orleans Poetry Festival.
4.13.19 Guest speaker at the Arkansas Poets Roundtable spring celebration.
3.30.19 "Crash Course in Flash: Theories on Brevity" panel, 2019 AWP Conference in Portland, Oregon.
2.23.19 Guest speaker for "Social Justice in the Classroom" with the Little Rock Writing Project at the Central High School National Park. Read more about it in the Educator Innovator's The Current.
1.5.19 Short-Form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology is featured on Poets & Writers' Best Books for Writers.
10.1.18 The Museum of Americana nominated "The Fact of a Hand-Sewn Child-Sized Klan Robe" for the 2018 Best of the Net.
9.21.18 Short-form Creative Writing: A Writer's Guide and Anthology by H.K. Hummel and Stephanie Lenox is now available.
10.10.17 Grayson Books nominated "Elizabeth Eckford's Walk Toward Central High School" for a Pushcart Prize.
10.9.17 J. Journal's Writers on Writing features my brief talk about my poem, "After Bikini Island." Read it here.
1.20.17 "A Brief History of the Leer" is included in the anthology If You Can Hear This: Poems in Protest of an American Inauguration (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017). Order a copy here.
11.18.16 Midway nominated "Annie Londonderry Sells Advertising Space on Her Shirtwaist" for a Pushcart Prize.
11.15.16 Check out the #BlackLivesMatter Poetry Reader my students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and I have created. It's a big, weighty list of protest poems. It might unbreak your heart. Read it here.
9.14.16 Received an Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship.
9.27.15 Flyway nominated "Mammography" for the 2015 Best of the Net Anthology.