Selected Publications

“Ruin Value.” Ploughshares Solos. (forthcoming)

“Self-Portrait as Unexploded Ordnance.” Pleiades Magazine. (forthcoming)

“Garden Landscape with Gorgon.” CALYX Journal. Winter / Spring 2020.

“Lisbon Haibun.” New Ohio Review. Fall 2019.

“Aubade with Burning Hillside” and “Volkspark Haibun.” Arts & Letters. Spring 2019.

“East Berlin Haibun.” Salt Hill. Spring 2019.

“Storytelling in The Collected Schizophrenias.” The Ploughshares Blog. March 2019.

“Berlin.” The Normal School. Fall 2018.

“Riga Haibun.” RHINO Poetry. 2019.

“Yearling.” Post RoadFall 2018.

“Birdwatching: A Primer,” “Trespassing,” “Tick,” “Pruning” and “At First.”  The Fourth River. Spring 2017.

“Night Shift.” BOAAT Journal. Spring 2016.

“Analog.” AGNIFall 2015.

“Abiquiu: October” and “Still Life with Oranges.” Kindred. Fall 2015.

“Shelter.” Animal. Winter 2015.

Selected Reviews

Review of Bobi Conn’s In the Shadow of the Valley. Hippocampus Magazine. September 2020.

Review of Sonja Livingston’s The Virgin of Prince Street. Hippocampus Magazine. March 2020.

Review of William Dameron’s The Lie. Hippocampus Magazine. September 2019.

Review of Sarah Fawn Montgomery’s Quite Mad: An American Pharma Memoir. Brevity MagazineJuly 2019.

Review of Janet Pocorobba’s The Fourth StringHippocampus MagazineMarch 2019.

Review of Ewa Hryniewicz-Yarbrough’s Objects of Affection. The Rumpus. February 2019.

Review of Terese Marie Mailhot’s Heart Berries. Hippocampus MagazineSeptember 2018.

Review of Dan Beachy-Quick’s Of Silence and Song, Kenyon Review Online. June 2018.

Review of Jeannie Vanasco’s The Glass Eye: a Memoir, Hippocampus Magazine. March 2018.

Review of Jenny Forrester’s Narrow River, Wide Sky, Hippocampus MagazineSeptember 2017.

Review of Mary Cappello’s Life Breaks In: A Mood Almanack, Hippocampus MagazineMarch 2017.

Review of Fabienne Josaphat’s Dancing in the Baron’s Shadow, PANKSeptember 2016.

Review of Yi Shun Lai’s Not a Self Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu, PANKMay 2016.

Review of Vanessa Blakeslee’s Juventud, PANK. March 2016.

Review of The Timberline ReviewThe Review Review, January 2016.

Review of Bellevue Literary Review. The Review Review, December 2015.

Review of LUMINA. The Review ReviewOctober 2015.

Review of The Raleigh Review. The Review Review, July 2015.

Awards and Honors

Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train‘s Short Story Award for New Writers for  “Barracuda,” 2017.

Best of the Net Nomination for “Night Shift” from BOAAT Journal, 2016.

Best American Essays 2016 Notable for “Analog” in AGNI, 2015.


Freelance Member, National Book Critics Circle.