These Lowly Objects (forthcoming from Gold Wake Press, 2020)

Short Story Collection
True Places Never Are, 2015, Moon City Press

✺“Arm, Clean Off,” Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World, 2015, W. W. Norton & Company
✺“I’ll Go Now,” Descansos: Words from the Wayside, 2017, Darkhouse Books

Select Stories and Essays
✺“Arm, Clean Off,” 2003, Glimmer Train
✺“Reservoir,” (forthcoming, Summer, 2019), Atticus Review
✺“It’s Not Your Hat,” 2004,  The Vestal Review
✺“Certain Smile,” 2019, Barren Magazine
Flag Guy,” 2018, Iron Horse Literary Review, Newsflash
✺“A Sword is a Question,” 2018, Barrelhouse 
✺“How Can You Title Longing?” 2008, The Louisville Review
✺“Everything’s Lighter in Water,” 2002, The Louisville Review
✺“Four Out of Five Dentists Agree,” 2018, Ellipsis Zine, Four: The Whisper Place
✺“His Favorites,” 2017, Bull & Cross
✺“Come to Me,” 2007 (reprise in “best of” issue, 2009), Tank Magazine
✺“Let Go,” 2015, The Moon City Review
✺“Never Salute a Bare Head,” 2017, (b)OINK
✺“Routine Cleaning,” 2018, (essay) Heavy Feather Review

Select Poems
The Lives I Save Are Never My Own,” 2019, Coal Hill Review
Dark Knots,” 2019, Rogue Agent Journal 
✺“In the Middle of Nowhere,” Crab Fat Magazine (2019)
✺“Vignette: Early Fall, Twilight,” “’RSVP’ Is the Collective Noun for Snowy Egrets,” and “Mother Courage,” Shantih Journal (forthcoming 2019)
✺“Reckoning,” 2018, Into the Void
✺“A Slip Jig and Reel in Cut-Time,” 2017, Shenandoah 
Chyrons Run Through My Head,” 2018, 5th Wall
✺“Inaugural Poem, January 20, 2001,” 2015, Crab Orchard Review
✺“At the Edge of a Stand of Trees by Moonlight,” 2018, Occulum
✺“Lopsided,” 2018, petrichor: A Journal of Text & Image
✺“Drought,” 2018, Barren Magazine
✺“Depending on the Horizon,” 2018, Unbroken Journal
✺“Ghost Light,” 2018, Fabulous Floridas
✺“Whispers Fill What Space Is Left,” 2018, CDC Poetry Project
✺“More’s the Pity,” “Cocoon,” and “Deep Wax,” 2018, Anti-Heroin Chic

Select Honors and Awards
✺Moon City Press Short Fiction Award
✺The Lascaux Book Prize, Finalist
✺Very Short Fiction Prize, Glimmer Train Literary Magazine, Second Place
✺Porter Fleming Award in Fiction
✺SFWP Literary Award
✺Named as a top college professor by Rate My Professors