Creative Work

Rigor Mortis
Micro Podcast, March 15, 2021
Flash fiction adapted for audio.

This Isn’t About COVID, It Was Never About COVID and You Know It
Another Chicago Magazine, January 25, 2021
Creative non-fiction essay.

Ahead of You
North Dakota Quarterly, Spring/Summer 2020
Short fiction.

A Good Leg Is Hard to Find
Necessary Fiction, April 22, 2020
Short fiction.

Awake, O Sleeper
Saturday Evening Post, April 3, 2020
Short fiction.

Rigor Mortis
Juked, February 29, 2020
Flash fiction.

“The Life of Houston Anderson”
Arkansas Review, December 2019
Short fiction. (Called “haunting” in this review by Mary McMyne.)

Natural Bridge, Fall 2019
Short fiction. (Included in COVID-19-era virtual reading series. News coverage of event here.)

Louisiana Literature, Fall/Winter 2019
Short fiction.

Things People Don’t Say to Reporters Who Aren’t on the Sex Beat
The Belladonna, July 9, 2019
Satirical list. Medium editor’s pick.

Identifying Fauxpreneurs in the Wild
Points in Case, June 21, 2019
Satirical acrostic.

“Orchardale: Mike from Connecticut” and “Orchardale: Jim Cleveland, Floater”
Round Table Literary Journal, Spring 2019
Two creative nonfiction profiles.

Philip Roth, Landlord
The Yale Review, February 4, 2019
Creative non-fiction essay. (Longreads and Politico editor’s pick.)

Calvertsville Resurrection
Gravel, December 2018
Short fiction.

“Homecoming Sunday”
Palo Alto Review, Spring 2006
Short fiction.

“The Things We Keep”
The Distillery, January 2006
Short fiction. (Positive review from Clifford Garstang.)

Because Everything Is Murder
StorySouth, Winter 2005
Short fiction.

“Harvest,” “The Copenhagen-Helsinore with Martin,” and “On Dying”
Giles Corey Press, November 2004
Three poems.

Tobacco: A Literary Anthology (Kentucky Writers’ Coalition & Wind Publications), 2004

Kentucky Foundation for Women Artist’s Enrichment Grant recipient, December 2003
Awarded for short fiction.

West Wind Review, 2003

Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts Toyota Alumni Performance Grant recipient, May 2003
Awarded for short fiction.

“Harvest” and “Progression”
The Open Door, Spring 2002
Two poems.

“Bored with You”
Coal City Review, January 2002

Limestone, 2002

“[Last night I sat and stared]”
Vantage Point, Spring 1999

“Ahead of You”
Vantage Point, Spring 1999
Short fiction.

“Poem Discovered on a Grecian Napkin” and “Cassis Christianity”
Vantage Point, Winter 1999
Two poems.

“The Copenhagen-Helsinore with Martin”
The Round Table, Spring 1998

“Degenerate Angels”
Kentucky Blue, October 1997
Short fiction.

“A Leap of Faith”
The Cento, Fall 1997
Creative non-fiction essay.

Play Hannah McGinnis staged at Centre College, May 1997

“King Edward”
Kentucky Blue, April 1997
Short fiction.

“Benton Blizzard”
Vantage Point, Fall 1995
Short fiction. (Second prize winner.)

“If Life Were a Line”
White River Quarterly, June 1993