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Published Pieces


“The Story of My Writing Career in Three Act Plot Structure” – CREDO Anthology:  An Anthology of Manifestos and Sourcebook for Creative Writing by the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop (2018, forthcoming)

“Drawing with Crayons” – This Bridge Called Language Anthology (2017, forthcoming)

“The Children of Hamelin”Black Fox Literary (Winter 2015, Issue 11)

“Angie’s Shocking Revelation!” – The Burlesque Press Variety Show, May 2015

“Frog Boy” – Mystic Illuminations, Winter, 2015 (Issue Zero)

“Waiting in the Dark” – All Things Girl, July 2014

“The Collection of Princess Langwidere, or, The First Head” (poem) – Composite, December 2013 (Reprobates Issue)

“Sweet Tummy” and “This is Not a Poem” – The Burlesque Press Variety Show, November 2013 and June 2014

“Four-Handed Dentistry” – Vagabond City Issue 2, November 2013

“The Three Gateways” – Witches, Stitches, and Bitches Anthology, Evil Girlfriend Media, September 2013  See promotional video here.

“My Life” (micro-poem) – Hoot, September 2013

“In the mornings” (poem) – Emerge Literary Journal, 2013

“The Cut” – Front Porch Journal, Summer 2013

“Chicken Skin” (poem) – Pif Magazine, June 2013

“How to Reach Me” (poem) – Stone Highway Review, 2013

“Silver Man” (flash fiction) – Compose Literary Journal, Spring 2013; (guest blog post here)

“Girl Fisher” (flash fiction) – Cafe Irreal Issue 46, 2013

“Chicken Skin” (poem) – Black Lantern Publishing, 2013

“Sorry” (pulp fiction) – Literary Juice , 2012

“Bianca” – The GW Review, 2012

“A New Graph” (poem) – The Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, 2012

Living RoomSand Hill Review, 2011 and The Best of the Sand Hill Review, 2012 (nominated for a Pushcart Prize)

“Liz Taylor” – Talking River Review, 2011

“Clicker” – The Normal School, 2011

“The Guide” – Main Street Rag’s Altered States Anthology, 2011

“Red” – Blood Lotus, Issue #12, 2008

“Goddesses” – Moondance Magazine, 2008



2015 Artist in Residence in Fiction, Awarded by the San Miguel Literary Sala

5th place 1st Round:  NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge 2015

“Freshly Pressed” by WordPress, 2014

4th place 1st Round:  NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge 2013

4th place 1st Round and Honorable Mention 2nd Round:  NYC Midnight Short Story Challenge, 2013

nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2012 by James Hanna of the Sand Hill Review

3rd place winner in Playboy College Fiction contest, 2009

3rd place winner in annual fiction contest for Richmond’s Style Weekly, 2005



“Making Pinatas and Making Time” – Black Fox Literary Magazine Blog (December 2016)

“10 Words to Trim from Your Writing” – Beyond Your Blog (June 2016)

“7 Things Meditation Has Taught Me About Writing” – Albert Flynn DeSilver (March 2016)

“Mistakes Writers Make When Submitting to Literary Magazines” – originally for Carve Magazine and reposted on Aerogramme Writers’ Studio (Winter 2016)

Regular monthly blogger for Carve Magazine, May 2014 – Jun 2015

“Story Birth Announcements” — for Burlesque Press, Dec. 2014

AWP 2014:  Shopping at the Bookfair  for Brevity Magazine, March 2014

“Dolls” (fiction) — for Burlesque Press, Feb. 2014

Ode to Kurt Cobain” and “Ode to Boys” (poetry)- for Burlesque Press, August 2013



Interview with Margo Orland Littell for Compose Journal for Compose Journal (Spring 2017)

Interview with Sonja Livingston for Compose Journal (Fall 2015)

Book Review:  A Fable for Today:  A Review of Beauty of the Broken by Tawni Waters

Book Review:  No Masterpiece, but Still I Learned a Lot:  A Review of Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch

Book Review:  A Book and a Boy that Defy Categorization:  A Review of Abigail Tarttelin’s Golden Boy

Book Review:  Spellbinding Stories:  A Review of Witches, Stitches & Bitches

Book Review:  A Fun House of Horrors:  A Review of Night Film by Marisha Pessl

Book Review:  Bizarre & Darkly Beautiful:  A Review of Karen Russell’s Vampires in the Lemon Grove

Book Review:  Her Fact is Better Than Her Fiction:  A Review of The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

Book Review:  A Beautiful Experiment:  A Review of Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life

Book Review:  Misfits in The Death of Bees, or, Why This Book is Better Than the Best TV Show (by Lisa O’Donnell)

Book Review:  Belief Isn’t Black or White:  A Review of Lauren Grodstein’s The Explanation for Everything

Book Review:  Sleep No More at The Night Circus (by Erin Morgenstern)

Book Review:  How to Raise a Nice Sociopath, or, We Need to Talk About We Need to Talk About Kevin (by Lionel Shriver)

Book Review:  Necromancing the Review:  A Review of Necromancing the Stone by Lish McBride

Which is the Better Activity:  Writing a Novel or Riding a Unicorn? 

A Glimmer or a Guy:  Thoughts on Writing and Romance

An Exploratory Treatise on the Mustache That Is Fake



One response »

  1. This is an excellent array of publications! Congratulations on all your hard work. 🙂


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