Essays & Memoir. Book reviews. Occasional fiction.
Trying to Conceive
Creative Nonfiction, Forthcoming (October, 2017)
"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..."
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
"Bloody hearts and slit bellies. Gravel and meth and fucking. Tequila. Copper. Guns. Nestled between it all, there’s a poem titled “Come Sunday, Let Us Seek Once More the Altar of the Lord.” Welcome to the Spring 2017 issue of Arcadia..." [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]