some stuff i wrote

(other than the novel, I mean.)


  • “Larry the Bag Man Tries to Set Things Right,” published May 2022 in Back Road Bobby and his Friends, edited by Colin Conway (High Speed Creative).
  • “Singapore Song,” published in issue 69/70 of Apalachee Review (summer 2020).
  • “The Insomniac Traveler’s Guide to the Lost Pyramids of Quartzsite, Arizona,” published December 6th, 2019 in Big Muddy (the site appears to be compromised, so I’m de-linking it here).
  • “Controlled Descent,” published November 4th, 2019 in Ascent.
  • “Headbanger’s Ball,” published in the Spring 2019 issue of Permafrost.
  • “Fantastic Atlas,” published March 30, 2018 in Ascent. (Nominated for a Pushcart Prize—thanks, Ascent!)
  • “The System Never Fails,” published June 5th, 2017 in Mondays are Murder by Akashic Books.
  • Back to Tall Pines,” republished in Shotgun Honey, April 20th, 2017 (originally published in 2014 in Pulpwood Fiction).
  • “The Tube Men,” published June 11th, 2016 in Disclaimer.
  • “When the Drought Finally Ends,” published January 8, 2016 in The Collapsar.
  • “Hugo,” published October 14, 2014 in Blunderbuss.


  • “Giving ‘All Shook Down’ Another Shake,” published January 24th, 2017 in The Collapsar.
  • “Lehigh Acres, Designated Place,” published May 2015 in City by City: Dispatches from the American Metropolis, edited by Stephen Squibb and Keith Gessen for n + 1 (Faber and Faber); reprinted May 2016 in The Towner.
  • “The Claw, 1994,” published May 1st, 2015 in Hippocampus.
  • “Don’t Tell a Soul,” originally published in Earth Island Journal (Autumn 2014); reprinted in Utne Reader (Summer 2015).
  • “One Weekend in Worcester,” published in Squalorly (Issue 7, Spring 2014).
  • “Fancy Gap,” published April 16, 2014 in Word Riot.

And of course, there is also the blog.

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