Print Publications

Texas Poetry Calendar


I am grateful to have been published in the Texas Poetry Calendar eight times. These beautiful desk calendars offer a taste of Texas for every season. Dos Gatos Press published the calendar until 2018. The 2019 edition is available now through Kallisto Gaia Press.

My poems in the Texas Poetry Calendars:

Poetry Society Publications


As a member of the Austin Poetry Society, the Poetry Society of Texas, and the National Federation of State Poetry Societies (NFSPS), I am eligible to submit to their poetry contests. Over the years, a few of my poems have placed in their annual competitions, earning me a spot in their anthologies. To purchase a copy of the most recent anthologies, visit my Shop page.

Austin Poetry Society Publications:

  • Best Austin Poetry 2012-2014 – “Lost”
  • Best Austin Poetry 2014-2015 – Wildflower Season” and “Things That Could One Day Find Their Way Into a Poem (in no particular order)
  • Best Austin Poetry 2015-2016 – “Rooster with a Guitar” and “I Hate Those Poems”  
  • Best Austin Poetry 2017-2018 – “Conquest or Coincidence?”
  • Best Austin Poetry 2018-2019 – “A Beautiful Day” and “dark, feathery stain” (haiku)
  • Best Austin Poetry 2019-2020 – “Growing Faces”
  • In addition to being published in the APS anthologies, my poem “Summer Heat” was selected as a winner in the Austin Poetry Society’s 2012 Poetry With Wheels contest and is published on a placard inside a Capital Metro Bus.


Poetry Society of Texas Publications:

  • A Book of the Year 2014 – Balanced Rock, Big Bend National Park
  • A Book of the Year 2016 – Get a Cat (or Don’t)” and “writing with a view” (haiku)
  • A Book of the Year 2017 – That Summer” and “Postcard From a Yankee on His First Trip to Big Bend”
  • A Book of the Year 2020 – “Nowhere in Texas”
  • A Book of the Year 2023 – “Upon Running into a Former Sweater at Goodwill” and “Eating the Watermelon Moon”

NFSPS Publications:

  • Encore: Prize Poems of the NFSPS 2015 – “Underneath
  • Encore: Prize Poems of the NFSPS 2016 – Cicada Emerging” & “The Footprints”



di-vêrsé-city is the anthology of the Austin International Poetry Festival, and I’ve had the honor of appearing in it three times.

Other Print Publications:

  • [Insert Coin Here], Kind of a Hurricane Press,2013 – “Growing txobs-august2015-coverUp on the Oregon Trail
  • Something’s Brewing, Kind of a Hurricane Press, 2014 – “Stained” and “Bittersweet Verse”
  • The Texas Observer, August 2015 – “politics aside” (haiku)
  • Visions International, September 2015 – “Oakwood Cemetery
  • Dreams & Nightmares, Issue 106, May 2017 – “Night Walk

Online Publications

  • Every Day Poets, February 24, 2013 – “My Moment of Weakness”
  • Red River Review, November 2013 – “Repeat
  • Grievous Angel, February 2016 – “Someone
  • Dreams & Nightmares, Issue 106, May 2017 – “Night Walk
  • The Twin Bill, Fall 2021 – “My First Crush Was Buddy Bell

Poems First Published at cariejuettner.com:


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