All Publications


Skating on the Vertical, short story collection, published by Fomite Press, November 2017

Thicker Than Blood, a novel, published by Fomite Press, 2015


“Endwell” forthcoming from The Long Story in 2018
“LaTendra” in China Grove Journal #2, 2014

Sundown” in Long Story, Short Literary Journal, September 2013
Wedding Photo” in Cease, Cows, November 2013
“Eunuchs” in Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing, 32:2, Summer 2012

“Skin Art” in The Blue Penny Quarterly, September 2012
“Mother’s Helper” in Ragnarok, 2012
“Cell Division” and “Eskimo Pie” in Karamu, 2000 & 2010
“Dust and Ice” in The Newport Review Issue 3, Spring/Summer 2009
“Frequent Losers” in The Minnesota Review, nos. 65-66, Spring 2006
“Skating on the Vertical” in Carve Magazine, May 2001
“Rabbit’s Foot” in The Literary Review, vol.44, no. 3, 2001
“Rocky Road” in River Oak Review, no. 13, Fall 2000
“Alewives” in Urban Spaghetti, vol. 2, issue 1, 1999

“Talisman” in The Rockford Review. vol. XVII, no. 1, Winter 1998
“Weighing the Heart” in Black Dirt, vol. 1, No. 1, 1998


“Mother’s Helper” won the Valhalla Press Literary Fiction Contest in 2012.
Frequent Losers, a collection of short stories, was a finalist for the Flannery O’Connor Award, 2009.
“Alewives,” “Rocky Road,” “Dust and Ice,” and “Talisman” were designated Runner-up for the Illinois Arts Council Fellowship, 2001.
“Weighing the Heart,” “Rocky Road,” and “Cell Division” were given Illinois Arts Council Awards for Prose (1999, 2001, 2001).
“Rocky Road” won 1st prize in the River Oak-Hemingway Contest in 2000.