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My Writing

BELOW YOU’LL FIND a list of much of my published writing, with a number of links to samples. I plan to expand this to include earlier work, to continue adding new work after it’s been published, and to continue adding links, though the current offerings provide a good overview.

Fiction—Book:

  • Making Love While Levitating Three Feet in the Air: And Other Stories of Flight. Nacogdoches, TX: Stephen F. Austin State University Press (in press, forthcoming in March 2016).
    • Fiction—Short Stories:

      • Checkout” originally appeared in Story
      • “The Woman Who Came from the Earth” originally appeared in Pacific Review
      • “The Pub” originally appeared in Fourteen Hills: The San Francisco State University Review
      • A Husband and Wife Are One Satan” originally appeared in Potomac Review (link will take you to a YouTube clip of me reading the opening of this story)
      • Aceldama (An Allegory)” originally appeared in About Place Journal
      • Maps and Compasses” originally appeared in Homestead Review
      • Znamenskaya Russkaya Pravoslavnaya Tserkov (The Holy Sign Russian Orthodox Church)” originally appeared in Fjords Review
      • The Cat People” originally appeared in Fjords Review (and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize!)
      • “Ball and Chain” originally appeared in Little Patuxent Review
      • Making Love While Levitating Three Feet in the Air” originally appeared in The Pinch
      • “Clean” originally appeared in Controlled Burn
      • “Wing Walking” originally appeared in Arroyo Literary Review
      • “A Story of My Very Own” originally appeared in Cantaraville
      • “Little Murders” originally appeared in Rosebud Magazine
      • “Learning to Fly at the End of an Empire” originally appeared in Bayou Magazine
      • The River” originally appeared in Crab Orchard Review
      • “She Was a Winter” originally appeared in Eureka Literary Magazine
      • “The Great Silver Cactus of Driggs, Idaho” originally appeared in Lake Effect (and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize!)
      • Accomplices to a Tradition” originally appeared in Rosebud Magazine
      • “Every Living Thing That Moves” originally appeared in Isotope: A Journal of Literary Nature and Science Writing
      • Nuclear Toughskins” originally appeared in Many Mountains Moving (as winner of their 2005 Flash Fiction Contest!)
      • Stars” originally appeared in The SFWP Journal
      • “The Priest” originally appeared in Rock & Sling: A Journal of Literature, Art, and Faith
      • “Going for Broke” originally appeared in Scent of Cedars: Promising Writers of the Pacific Northwest
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Above is a clip of me reading the opening to my short story “A Husband and Wife Are One Satan” as part of the Soul-Making Literary Competition awards program in San Francisco.

Nonfiction—Creative Nonfiction:

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