Short Stories

“Second Turning” Conjunctions, 2023

“Readymade” Conjunctions, 2018

“Presently Engulfing the Mid-Atlantic States” Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, 2016

“Roll for Initiative” Conjunctions, 2016

“Hum & Drone” Gigantic Worlds (Gigantic Books, 2015).

“The Jailer Has Learned that the Prisoners Can Hear Him Weeping in the Nights”  ACM: Another Chicago Magazine, 2014.

“If You Reading This” ACM: Another Chicago Magazine, 2013

“Women and Children First” Golden Handcuffs Review, 2013

“Butcher Shop” Revolver, 2012

“Everything is Name Brand” Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, 2012

“Under the Boardwalk” Conjunctions, 2011

“There was no mistaking…” Lamination Colony, 2010

“My Brother’s Keeper” Monkeybicycle, 2010

“Before the Opera” The Southern Review, 2010

“Meatland” Topograph: New Writing from the Carolinas and the Landscape Beyond. (Novello Festival Press, 2010)

“The Light of Two Million Stars” Conjunctions, 2009
* Listed among “Notable Stories” in The Best American Short Stories 2010.

“Scapegoat” Significant Objects, 2009
* Translated into German and included in Tell Me!: Wie Sie mit Storytelling überzeugen by Thomas Pyczak (Rheinwerk, 2017)

“A Good Start” Golden Handcuffs Review, 2009

“Late” Monkeybicycle one-sentence stories, 2009

“The Swedish Mirror” Mythtym. (Picturebox Books, 2008)

“The Phillie Phanatic” Fiction International, 2007
* Excerpted online at Hobart, 2008

“Self-Portrait” Oxford Magazine, 2007
* StorySouth Million Writers Award: Notable Stories of 2007
* Honorable Mention: Best of the Web 2008 (Dzanc Books, 2008)

“Yin & Yang” Fiction International, 2006
Co-written with Ricardo Cortez Cruz

“All Happy Families” Chicago Noir (Akashic Books, 2005)

“Op. Posth.” Prague Literary Review, 2005

“Diz Lives” Night Rally, 2001