Published Writing

Cover of The Laurel Review 50.2

My Unbelievable Man

Published in The Laurel Review 50.2
24 April 2018

“To see a man / My man / Invisible man / I plan accidentally to / meet every day”

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

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

The Center of Dirty

Published in Cold Creek Review Issue No. 5
28 March 2018

“Rachel hung up on her mother while she was telling Rachel about her niece’s birthday party. The abrupt silence was packed with glass.”

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

Cover of Issue 3 of Impossible Archetype, a Journal of LGBTQ+ Poetry, edited by Mark Ward

Nervous Bambi

Published in Impossible Archetype Issue 3
19 March 2018

“I’m dazzled by headlights / while flaming forest fire sits / smug on my couch under my roof / smoking up his coming out to me / like it is air itself.”

More information: New Poem: “Nervous Bambi” in Impossible Archetype #3

Cover of Issue 2 of Impossible Archetype, a Journal of LGBTQ+ Poetry, edited by Mark Ward

Roadside Freak Show

Published in Impossible Archetype Issue 2
21 August 2017

“The thing crafted from fabric and plaster, / more pile of dirt and wet cardboard / than realistic human skeleton, lies /
under glass in a white cinderblock / coffin elevated over the concrete floor”

More information: My First Published Poem: Roadside Freak Show

Editor’s Note: Ancient Moments of Telling

Published in Tiny Donkey
6 April 2016

“Such phylogenetic relationships are not limited to biology.”

More information: Latest Tiny Donkey Essay: Ancient Moments of Telling

Editor’s Note: Magic Mirrors on Every Wall

Published in Tiny Donkey
6 January 2016

“Locations are connected by wormholes.”

Cosplay Buffet

Published in Fairy Tale Review’s Fairy-Tale Files
co-written and edited by Jon Riccio
14 August 2015

“How far are people willing to alter their appearance?”

What We Lose

Published in Tiny Donkey
12 August 2015

“What must a boy lose to become a little bird?”

Once Upon a Microchip

Published in Fairy Tale Review’s Fairy-Tale Files
edited by Jon Riccio
5 June 2015

“In ‘A Toy Princess,’ a fairy tale from the 1877 collection On a Pincushion by English writer Mary de Morgan, an emotional and expressive princess named Ursula grows up in a kingdom of such incredible politeness that its subjects have demonized almost any form of empathy or feeling.”

More information: Published: Fairy-Tale File – Once Upon a Microchip

3-D printed trachea for transplant

The Technologists Grimm

Published in Fairy Tale Review’s Fairy-Tale Files
edited by Jon Riccio
20 February 2015

“New medical technologies may not change boys into birds or the monster-laden into attractive spouses, but they can radically transform both the quality and life expectancy for people suffering from a variety of ailments.”

Link to "A Haunting" essay and image of a gecko

A Haunting

Self-published on Hi
14 December 2013

“The lizard, now dead, is haunting me.”

Link to essay "Why We Go to the Ocean" and image of ocean and rocky beach

Why We Go to the Ocean

Self-published on Hi
29 September 2013

“We don’t go to the ocean because there is salt water in our blood.”

Link to poem "A poem constructed at the University of Arizona Poetry Center" and image of poem on a postcard

A Poem Constructed at the University of Arizona Poetry Center

Self-published on Hi
17 July 2013

“Human civilised the most popular sound: / talking”

Cryonics volume 29.1 cover

7th Alcor Conference Recap

Published in Cryonics volume 29.1 [PDF]
1st Quarter 2008

“Alcor is no graveyard.”

More information: Alcor Conference – Table of Contents (a liveblog of the event)