Essays & Memoir. Book reviews. Occasional fiction.
Post Road Magazine, Forthcoming
"In the day she rumbled over jagged rocks, wheels turning on a dime. The world worked like this for her: When she asked the wheels to turn, the wheels turned. She was a woman who got what she wanted. She didn’t want much. She was my shuttle bus driver and her name was..."
Creative Nonfiction, Fall 2017: Science & Religion Issue (print only)
"It’s not difficult to imagine a line. First, close your eyes. Remember when you were a child and noticed everything about the world: the light stretching just so across the baseball field, the white dog fur on the kitchen floor, the map-like lines on your mother’s stomach..." [in print]
Fiction Advocate, May 2017
"The Idiot is not a satisfying read. At times it feels like a bird’s eye view of the most boring parts of college—and of life. In my notes, I wrote, “Where’s the fucking?”..." [read more]
The Review Review, May 2017 - present
"Bloody hearts and slit bellies. Gravel and meth and fucking. Tequila. Copper. Guns. Nestled between it all, there’s a poem..." [read more]
The Texas Review
"Opening the pages of this issue was like entering a rich and varied world. One of texture and color, of unbelonging..." [read more]
Indiana Voice Journal
"... poems about autumn and stories about grandmothers. Even the special feature on zombies has an unmitigated sweetness to it..." [read more]
"I had the feeling that many of the writings in this journal were written longhand. Whether this is true or not, I don’t know...." [read more]
Entropy Magazine, Oct 2016
"One day, my students ask me to explain American football to them. In America, I have pretended many times to understand American football while watching football—go team!—but I have never truly understood American football. I have no idea how to explain this to them..." [read more]