Short Stories

Something Pretty, Something Beautiful, selected for the anthology Best American Mysteries 2011.

Journals & Magazines
A Heart Doctor For Cats, Fiction International,  Vol. 49
All I Can See, Other Voices, Vol. 25
And We Would Drive, The Northwest Review, Vol. 45, No. 2
ApplewhiteThe Literary Review, Vol. 55, No. 1
The ArsonsThe Louisville Review, Vol. 65
Auntie Gail and Uncle Dan, Press, Issue 4
Captain Marvel, Pearl, Vol. 40
The City Where We Once Lived, District Lit, Jul 2017
Counting Trucks, New World Writing
Dreams Where I Can Fly, Raritan, Vol. 28, No. 4 (published in Italy in L'Internazionale as Prima della fine)
Flea MarketDrunken BoatNo. 19
Forgotten Places, Bodega, No. 33
Four Hundred Sixty-Eight Stories, Lumina, No. 4
Friday Afternoon, Arkansas Review/Kansas Quarterly
Grouse CountryStymie Magazine
Headstands, The Literary Review, Vol. 58, No. 2
Hillbilly Honk-Honk, 34th Parallel, No. 31
The Huts, The Greensboro Review, No. 62
Lull, Pattern and Pure34th Parallel, No. 20
Macramé Today, North Atlantic Review, No. 9
The Minister, Mud Season Review, No. 15
Monkey On a String, Blue Stem, Vol. 26, No. 1
One Day, One Week, An Hour, North American Review
PerfectionThe Literary Review, Vol. 56, No. 1
Pit BullsNimrod
The RingsJoyland
Powdered MilkWashington Square Review, Vol. 11
Slower, The Portland Review, Vol. 54, No. 1
Someone Else Entirely, Quarterly West
Something Pretty, Something Beautiful, Prairie Schooner, Vol. 84, No. 4
Stories About Them, Crazyhorse, No. 55
Stories At the Table, Hobart
Swimming, The Portland Review, Vol. 54, No. 2
Toward the Sky, Pacific Review
Why I Stay, The Literary Review, Vol. 59, No. 3

Very Short Stories
Anything MoreTampa Review, Vol. 42
At NightSlushpile Magazine
The B&I, Pank Magazine,
The Porta-Potty
Fiction Fix, No. 13
The Quesadilla ManCorium Magazine
Santa Claus Goes Hunting In the Off-SeasonHobartPulp
Sourceless, Timeless, Gone, Flock (formerly Fiction Fix)
Time Space, MAYDAY

The stories Why I Stay, The City Where We Once Lived, and The Minister all appear, in somewhat different form, in the novel The City Where We Once Lived.

Portions of many of the stories above appear, in somewhat altered form, in the novel Something Pretty, Something Beautiful

The stories Dreams Where I Can Fly and Slower appear, in somewhat altered form, in the novel Shimmer.