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New Essay at Good Men Project

November 1, 2016


I have a new essay in The Good Men Project, “Death: A Father’s Lesson about Being a Warrior.” It’s always nice to land a publication in something I read weekly anyway! “Because ignoring the death of a child doesn’t mean the child hasn’t died.”

“In Limbo” Published in The Ottawa Object

August 1, 2015


My short story “In Limbo”—a hashing out of the afterlife, or part of it—appears in the inaugural issue of The Ottawa Object from Threwline Books. It’s a real thrill to see “Volume I: Issue I” on the front cover, and for my story to be included. I’m excited for the future of this rag.

Plougshares Publishes “The Trench Garden”

January 16, 2014


Ploughshares has published my long short story, “The Trench Garden,” as part of their “Solos” series. “The Trench Garden” is available for $0.99 on To read an excerpt, click here. From the jacket: As the Second World War rages in Europe, two undergraduates in Tennessee work a summer job for a celebrated poetry professor, […]

Nine Good Things

September 9, 2013


I had the honor and privilege of being featured on today. Also had a lot of fun coming up with my personal list of “good things”:

“Clean Water” Published in New South

December 29, 2012


My short story, “Clean Water,” was published in the most recent issue of New South. Mad props to fiction editor Mark Elberfeld for putting together such a magnificent issue.

“The Gravity of Home” Published in StorySouth

September 19, 2012


My short story, “The Gravity of Home,” has been published in StorySouth. What an honor!

“Skin & Ink” To Be Included in Anthology

January 2, 2012


My short story, “Skin & Ink,” will be published this fall in an anthology forthcoming from Main Street Rag. The theme of the anthology is “TATTOOS.” I’m really happy this stoy has found a home.

Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short Short Stories

December 15, 2011


My short story, “No Wake Zone,” appears in the new anthology, Sudden Flash Youth: 65 Short Short Stories (Persea Books, 2011) along with stories from Steve Almond, Ron Carlson, Dave Eggers, and Alice Walker, among many others. Great for that under-twenty reader on your holiday list! Heck, great for anyone…

Green Gospel Available Now

June 20, 2011


My debut novel, Green Gospel, is now available most anywhere books are sold and through Early reviews on Amazon have been very positive. Ads for the book hit newstands today in the July/August issue of Poets & Writers, and in Booklist. A “sneak preview” is also forthcoming in the inagural issue of Southern Writers […]

“Track Five” in MAKE Magazine

January 3, 2011


My short rumination on the power of the fifth track, “Track 5,” appears in the newest issue #10 of MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine. Happy fifth anniversary to MAKE!