Publications

A list of some of my writing, in no particular order, that’s been published in print and online form (a few links are to pdf files of the pieces):

“Near Their Mother’s End, Her Brother Takes Her Hunting,” story, forthcoming in Paper Darts
“The Tiny Man Inside Me,” story, forthcoming in West Branch
“Jashanna,” story, forthcoming in The Florida Review
“Blackheart,” story, forthcoming in Rockhurst Review
“The Inheritors,” essay, winner of the Harpur Palate Prize in Creative Nonfiction and forthcoming in Harpur Palate
“Admission,” essay, in The Los Angeles Review
“A Plumb, Falling,” essay, in The Adroit Journal
“And For By Grace,” essay, in Indiana Review
“Points of Interest,” essay, in Passages North
“After Water Comes the Fire,” notable essay in Best American Essays 2017, in Bennington Review and an interview with editorial assistant Sydney Bradley discussing my essay
“As For Me and My House,” essay, in Carve Magazine and a Q&A with Carve’s nonfiction editor Cameron Maynard
“Before You Throw Her Body Down,” essay, winner of the Disquiet Literary Prize, in Ninth Letter
“In the Name of the Fathers,” essay, in Fugue
“Muscle Memory Of A Body That Is Not Her Body,” story, in Black Warrior Review
“We Are All Already Gone,” story, in New South
“The Howler,” in Permafrost and featured in Ploughshares “The Best Short Story By A Lit Mag This Week” Series
“The Balloonist Dreams of Flight,” story, in Booth (online and Booth 8)
“The Mythology of the Axolotl,” story, in Dogwood: A Journal of Poetry and Prose
“Wonder Wonderland,” story, in Microchondria II: 42 More Short Stories Collected by Harvard Book Store
“Violin Dreams,” notable essay in Best American Essays 2015, in Grist: The Journal for Writers
“Believers,” story, winner of the Walker Percy Prize, in New Orleans Review
“The Burning City,” story, in Digital Americana
“On the Terra Roxa Earth We Saw Stars,” story, in Nimrod International Journal
“Tell Me,” story, in Yemasse
“Flash to Bang,” story, in War, Literature, and the Arts
“Leaving Bujumbura,” story, in Fourteen Hills
“To Build A House,” story, in Gigantic Sequins
“In the Valley of the Kings,” story, in Potomac Review
“Coyotes,” story, in North American Review
“Unclean,” story, in elimae
“Here If You Love Me,” essay,  in Cobalt Review
“How to Date A White Boy,” story, in JMWW
“Tender Deaths,” story, in Wigleaf
“Dear Wigleaf,” story, in Wigleaf
“Where You’ve Been,” story, in Monkeybicycle
“The Women of My Father,” story, in Blue Print Review
“Disappeared,” story, in The Summerset Review

Also:

“Once,” story in The 2007 Robert Olen Butler Prize Stories
“How to Cheat On Your Wife,” story, in Brevity and Echo: An Anthology of Short Short Stories
“The Women of My Father,” story, in Best of the Web 2008

Once upon a time there were others, but sadly they have been subjected to the ephemeral nature of the internet and are now gone.

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