Other Literary Pursuits:

1. Editor-in-chief for my school newspaper, The Fieldston News

2. Poetry Reader for The Boiler Journal

3. Teen reviewer for The Treehouse Shakers Theater Company

4. Attended the Putney Summer Writing Program

5. Attended the Walnut Hill Summer Writing Program

6. Attended the Kenyon Review Young Writers' Workshop

7. 2015 Summer Mentee for the Adroit Journal

8. Teaches a poetry workshop for underserved students in East Harlem

9. Hosts a poetry program for patients suffering from dementia at the Augustana long-term health facility in Brooklyn, NY

10. Named one of the "13 under 30" writers to watch by the Phosphene Journal

11. Attended the 2016 Iowa Young Writers' Studio


Gannon University High School Poetry Conetst, 1st Place
National Poetry Competition (out of 700 poems submitted)
Final Judges: Laura Rutland and Berwyn Moore

Poem “Anonymous” Selected For Publican in FWJ Plus
National Literary Journal (five poems chosen from 1,200 poems)

Brigham Young University High School Writing Contest: Poetry, 1st Place
National Poetry Competition

Rider University High School Poetry Contest, 3rd Place
National Poetry Competition

Hunger Mountain Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, Finalist
Vermont College of Fine Arts
National Poetry Competition Open to all Ages

Adroit Prizes for Poetry, Editor’s List
National Poetry Competition For Secondary and Undergraduate Students

Featured in Arcadia Magazine and Interviewed by Benjamin Myers,
Former Oklahoma State Poet Laureate

International Hippocrates Young Poets Award, Shortlisted

Invited to Read at the Medical Society of London

 Lascaux Review Prize in Poetry, Finalist
National Poetry Competition Open to all Ages (2,000 poems submitted)

Chosen as one of “13 Under 30 Writers to Watch” by The Phosphene Journal

Blood and Thunder: Musings on the Art of Medecine, Best in Poetry
University of Oklahoma, College of Medecine

Adirondack Review 46er Prize, 1st Place
National Poetry Competition Open to all Ages

International Ted Hughes Young Poets Award, Commendation


Critical Pass Review Junior Poets Award, 1st Place
National Poetry Competition for 13-18 yr olds

5-Time Commended Foyle Young Poet of the Year
One of 85 commended poets of 7,300 International Entrants


Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
1 Gold Key, 4 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mentions

The Long Story

My Favorite Poetry Books

1. Life on Mars by Tracy K Smith

2. Black Aperture by Matt Rasmussen

3. Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis Girmay

4. Native Guard by Natasha Tretheway

Alex Greenberg Poet & Student



*Acceptance Rates from Duotrope

Accept. Rate: 0.37%
Slight of Hand (One Poem)

Puerto Del Sol 
Accept. Rate: 0.71%
Penumbra, Eviction Notice (Two Poems)

The Florida Review 

Accept. Rate: 0.59%
Dusting (One Poem)

Columbia Poetry Review

Accept. Rate: 2.82%

Aubade Ending in Disappointment (One Poem)

Third Coast 
Accept. Rate: 0.57%
Penumbra (One Poem)

Salt Hill 

Accept. Rate: 1.67%

Last Rights (One Poem)

Washington Square Review 

Accept. Rate: 1.08%

Aubade Ending in Disappointment (One Poem)

Briar Cliff Review

Accept. Rate: 3.96%

Remission (One Poem)

2River View

Accept. Rate: 5.88%

Drainage (One Poem)

The Cortland Review

Accept. Rate: 9.72%

Tips of the Rake (One Poem)

Grist Online Companion

Accept. Rate: 3.72%

National Park (One Poem)

Heron Tree

Accept. Rate: 4.80%

Aubade (One Poem)


Accept. Rate: 4.61%

Skeletal Lullaby (One Poem)

Able Muse

Accept. Rate: 2.34%

At a Garden


Accept. Rate: 2.76%

Visiting Hour (One Poem)


The Literary Bohemian ("Clip From Tomorrow")

throughthe3rdeye ("Underground Rhythm")

The Louisville Review ("Tame")

Cuckoo Quarterly ("Glued in Passing")

Spinning Jenny ("Mildew: The Domestic Holocaust")

My Favorite Bullet ("Two Poems")

The Boiler ("Birthday Party #15")

Cadaverine ("When You Gave Me All Your Books")

Burningword Literary Journal ("Two Poems")

Literary Juice ("Spring Conjuring")

Blue Pencil Online ("Visiting Hour")

Spittoon ("Fishing Hour")

Squalorly ("Two Poems")

Mission at Tenth ("Two Poems")

Book review of Black Aperture in Ascent Aspirations

The Light Ekphrastic ("Five Poems")

Blast Furnace ("Fishing Hour")

Spork ("Gift for the Flies")

Aerie International ("Indelible")

Adirondack Review ("Bell Tower")

Kweli Journal

The Eunoia Review

Tinderbox Poetry Journal