50 Most Popular Posts – As It Ought To Be Magazine

As It Ought To Be magazine has posted their top 50 most popular posts of 2022. My poem “Monsters” is on the list! Check out all the posts here: https://asitoughttobemagazine.com/2022/12/31/year-in-review-our-50-most-popular-posts-of-2022/

New Poem: “Monsters”

Please check out my latest poem, “Monsters” in As It Ought To Be Magazine! I’m really proud of this one! K. Andrew Turner: “Monsters” Based on the artwork Jimi Hendrix by Moebius: Moebius-Hendrix5-e1547709942603.jpg

Heart, Mind, Blood, Skin: Poetry Book Review by Realistic Poetry

First Full Length Poetry Book Review Hi all! My first book review of Heart, Mind, Blood, Skin is in! Check it out here. They do honest reviews and only feature 5 star reviews on their page. It’s always fascinating to see how other people read/think about my work and this is no exception. Read it, pick up a copy here on …


Over the past couple months, I’ve been dealing with so much. Ignoring mental health issues for so long has a consequence and for me, I had to pay some of those outstanding bills from years and years ago. Therapy is helping, and I’m working through things very, very slowly, but progress, I’m told, is progress nonetheless. Most of my time …

News: Updated Events

I’ve updated a few of the events I’ll be reading and/or teaching at on my events page. Click below for more details. I will also be teaching a workshop in May, details to come later. Sunday February 21 San Gabriel Valley Literary Festival—Reading at 3:00 pm Sunday March 6 Poetry Workshop: The Senses—Workshop at 1:00 pm

Semifinalist for the 2016 Luminaire Award

My poem “Our Judgment” was a semifinalist for the 2016 Luminaire Award, a poetry contest by Alternating Current. I believe it will be published in April in The Spark. I will link and let you know when that publication comes in. Thank you all for your support in this journey. And let us hope for more awards in the future!

Added Publications

I’ve updated the publications menu. The Publications page is still a full list (though I have added a second link for that under the menu for easier access). I’ve also updated the links and made sure they work on that page and on the page of the work itself. Whenever I have a new publication, I will add it to the …

Support Me on Patreon

Patreon is a website focused on allowing artists of all types to connect with their audiences in a meaningful way. Fans or supporters pledge a certain amount per piece of work or per month (decided by the creator) to access work posted to that website. On Patreon, I write poems and post them only so supporters may see. Many of …

New Website Layout

Welcome to my updated website! I’ve been spending a few hours here and there to get this new layout ready for your eyes. I think it’s pretty fantastic. Before, it was fairly difficult to update my site and keep everyone up-to-date on events and news. Besides, this is a little more flashy! I hope you like it as much as …