Prizes and Nominations

· Poem “Skytalk” honorable mention in 2015 Annual Poetry Prize for California State Poetry Society

· Manuscript Go Ahead semifinalist in Crab Orchard’s 2015 First Book Contest

· Poem “Reality TV” chosen for Poems on the Emery-go-Round May 2015

· Poem “Dating Divorced Men” nominated for “Best of the Net 2015” for *82

· Poem “Thousands” 1st place winner of 2014 New South Poetry Contest

· Poem “For wrapping trees in cellophane” 2nd prize in 2013 Mississippi Valley Poetry Contest/Off Channel

· Memoir, “Portable Housing” nominated for Walter Sindlinger Writing Award, 2008

 

Publications

  • “Watercolor Sky” and “A Catalog for Why They Came” published in Nomadic Journal 2016 
  • “Skytalk” and “Powerlines” in California Quarterly 2015
  • “The unnamed psychosis of art addiction” and “Options for foxes” in Collective Hum Spring 2015
  • “Cabaret Girl 24” and “Peroxide for Pants” in Psycho edition of Red Light Lit Winter 2015
  • “Dating Divorced Men” in *82 March 2015  http://www.star82review.com/3.1/roberti-dating.html
  • “Rock Skipping” in Damselfly Issue 28, 2014 http://damselflypress.net/category/issues/issue-28-issues/
  • “Dinner Together” in Minerva Rising 2014 http://minervarising.com/subscribe/contributors-issue-6-food/
  • “Thousands” in New South Journal 2014
  • “For wrapping trees in cellophane” and “Musuem of Truth to you” in Off Channel 2013
  • “April in the Bay” Sparkle + Blink May 2013
  • “Glare” in Women Poets Wearing Sweatpants January 2013
  • “Light Speed” in No Dear, Spring 2008
  • “Three Conversations” in Beloit Poetry Journal, Summer 2007
  • “To you, my reader” in Goodfoot, a Poetry Magazine (#7) Fall 2007
  • “Greedy Mouth” in RantArt.com September 2006
  • “Nuts” in Stories of Illness and Healing: Women Write their Bodies 2006
  • “Drawing maps on the paper tablecloth...” in Void Magazine October 2005

 

Recent Readings & Curated Shows

  • Red Light Lit May 2017, January & February 2015
  • Curated & hosted monthly series, Mashup Up Up the Hill, November 2015-May 2016
  • Bazaar Café Poetry Salon, March 2016 & September 2015
  • Poetry Happy Hour for 29th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, October 2015
  • LitQuake, October 2015, & October 2014
  • Show Taste or Tell August 2015
  • Scarlet City Series, April 2015
  • Bernal Literary Series, March 2015
  • The Basement Series, January 2015
  • Writing Without Walls, July 2014
  • Quiet Lightning, June 2014
  • Curator of Graduate Reading Series at Cornelia Street Café 2005 & 2006
  • Organizer and Performer in Sarah Lawrence Poetry Festival 2004 & 2005