WRITING

Essays


  • "Carry the Forest Home," Shirley Magazine, 2018

Fiction


Anthologies

  • Editor for Bright Bones, 2018

  • "The Veil," Marry a Monster, 2016


Awards

  • Pushcart Prize Nomination for “Liberace and the Ash Tree,” 2015

  • Gulf Coast Nonfiction Award for "Kisha Club," judged by Ruben Martinez, 2008

  • Fugue Nonfiction Award for “Obsidian,” judged by Jo Ann Beard, 2007

  • Runner-Up for Iowa Review’s Nonfiction Prize for “Obsidian,” 2007

  • Finalist for Bellingham Review’s Nonfiction Prize for “Obsidian,” 2007

  • Nonfiction Award from Dislocate for “Umbrella,” 2007

  • Richard J. Margolis Award, 2005


Writing Fellowships


Grants


Articles


I also teach creative writing at Whitman College. You can see my students' amazing work at The Infinite Essay.