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):

“Bit,” story, forthcoming in New Ohio Review (also was a finalist for Conium Review’s Flash Fiction Contest)
“Middling,” story, forthcoming in Pleiades (feature issue by African-American women writers)
“We Were Never Free,” essay, forthcoming in The Arkansas International
“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
“The Inheritors,” essay, winner of the Harpur Palate Prize in Creative Nonfiction and forthcoming in Harpur Palate
“Jashanna,” story, in The Florida Review
“Blackheart,” story, in Rockhurst Review
“Admission,” essay, in The Los Angeles Review (online link)
“A Plumb, Falling,” essay, in The Adroit Journal (online link)
“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 (online link)
“In the Name of the Fathers,” essay, in Fugue (uploaded pdf)
“Muscle Memory Of A Body That Is Not Her Body,” story, in Black Warrior Review (uploaded pdf)
“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) (online link)
“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 (online link)
“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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