New Short Story: “Rail Work” in HOZ Journal of Speculative Literature, Volume 1

I'm excited to share the news that my first published science fiction short story is now available in the very first volume of the House of Zolo's Journal of Speculative Literature! I wrote the first draft of "Rail Work" way back in the summer of 2015 in response to a contest prompt. Over the years, … Continue reading New Short Story: “Rail Work” in HOZ Journal of Speculative Literature, Volume 1

New Poem: “My Unbelievable Man” in The Laurel Review 50.2

Cover of The Laurel Review 50.2

My poem "My Unbelievable Man" was published in the latest issue of The Laurel Review and it's my first poem in print (and now available online, too)! I received my contributor copies in the mail this week. The experience of reading one of my poems in a physical paper journal is surprisingly different than reading it in a digital document or online. I'm not really sure how to describe it except that the journal has heft that makes the poem feel more real and very special.

New Story: “The Center of Dirty” in Cold Creek Review #5

Screen shot of Cold Creek Review website with title of publication and an wintery creek and forest scene on 28 March 2018

This is the big day: my first published fiction, a sad story titled "The Center of Dirty," is now available in the fifth issue of the wonderful online journal Cold Creek Review! I really loved this journal "that explores the depths of troubled emotion" when I first came across it and I hoped that someday I would have a story worthy of submitting to them. That story is "The Center of Dirty."