“Italia,” Dribble Drabble Review, micro fiction, October

“My Sticky-Fingered Girls,” flash fiction, X-R-A-Y, November

“The Loved Ones Who Haunt You in Technicolor Still,” flash fiction, The Citron Review

“Centaurs in the Laundromat,” flash fiction, The Disappointed Housewife

“My Mother’s Sighs,” flash fiction, South Florida Poetry Journal

“Like a Stone,” Five Minutes, micro creative nonfiction

“Stella in the Desert,” 7×7 LA, collaboration with artist Merrick Adams, short story

“Chiltepin,” FlashFlood Journal, flash creative nonfiction

“The End of the Women,” The Ekphrastic Review, flash creative nonfiction

“Mark your calendars for Jefferson High’s Production of ‘Mary Poppins’!” Flash Frontier, flash fiction

“Chiltepin,” Bending Genres, flash creative nonfiction

Move on,” Ghost Parachute, flash fiction

“Dress-up,” Blink-Ink, micro fiction

“Louis at the Zoo,” The Mambo Academy of Kitty Wang, micro fiction

“The Second King,” Gone Lawn, fairy tale

“The Iranian Blue-Glazed Pottery,” The Lascaux Review, Volume 8flash creative nonfiction


“Lucky Elephant,” The Masters Review, flash fiction

King of the Animals, by Josh Russell, Necessary Fiction, book review

“The Shelter,” MacQueen’s Quinterly, flash fiction

“The Flying Nun,” Hobart Words & Sports debut issue, flash fiction

“The Year of Presto Change-o,” FlashFlood Journal, micro fiction

“The Viewing of the Naiads,The Ekphrastic Review, flash fiction

“The Big Al’s Sign Contemplates Life at Columbus and Broadway,”  The San Franciscan, Issue 4, micro fiction

“The Good Book,” Ghost Parachute: 105 Flash Fiction Stories, flash fiction

“Upon Receiving The California Department of Fish and Wildlife Angler Update,” Under the Gum Tree, flash creative nonfiction

* Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us, winner, Yemassee 2021 Fiction Chapbook Contest
* Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us, finalist, the May Day Mountain Chapbook Series, Hunger Mountain, Vermont Center for the Arts
* Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us, finalist, Fall 2020 Digging Press Chapbook Series competition*
“The Shelter” nominated for Best Microfiction 2022.


“The sisters Mercy and Charity,” Blink-Ink #41, micro fiction

“Diggers,” Flash Frontier, flash fiction

“Ocean Noir,” from Blink-Ink #21, in Going Short: An Invitation to Flash Fiction, edited by Nancy Stoholman (Ad Hoc Press), micro fiction

“When Mama drove the crosstown bus, there’d be meatloaf and hush puppies for dinner,” Blink-Ink #40, micro fiction

“The Buried Keys to Nancy Drew,” Monkeybicycle, flash fiction

“America’s Got Stars,” and “Wolf Girl and The Earthquake,” Blink-Ink #39, micro fiction

 “Tres Flores,” FlashFlood Journal, originally published in New Flash Fiction Review, micro fiction

* “Octavio” earned a place on the long list of the “Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2020.”
* “Our Bright Lights On,” was nominated for “Best of the Net.”


 “The Little Prince,” Necessary Fiction, flash fiction

 “Our Bright Lights On,” Milk Candy Review, flash fiction

“Little Temblors,” National Flash Fiction Day anthology, flash fiction

“The Nilsson Sisters’ Legend Is Growing,” FlashFlood Journal, originally published in Fanzine, flash fiction

 “Wise Owls,” jmww, flash fiction

“Tres Flores,” New Flash Fiction Review, micro fiction

Octavio,” Atlas and Alice, flash fiction

* “The Amazing Sleepless Boy” earned a place on the “Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2019.”
* First Place, 2019 Lascaux Prize in Creative Nonfiction for  “The Iranian Blue-Glazed Pottery.”
* Contributing Editors nomination from Jane Ciabattari, 2020 Pushcart Prize.
* “Our Bright Lights On” nominated for The Best Small Fictions 2020.


 “How to Make a Baby,” Things Left and Found by the Side of the Road, Bath Flash Fiction, Volume 3, flash fiction

“Girl Saved by Grandma Who Died,” Blink-Ink #34, Uninvited Guests, micro fiction

 “Sister Wives at the County Fair,” SmokeLong Quarterly, flash fiction

 “September, California,” Thread, flash creative nonfiction

“Smile, Lisa,” Monkeybicycle, flash fiction

 “The Old Days,” New Micro: Exceptionally Short Fiction (W.W. Norton & Company), flash fiction

“Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us,” Booth 12, flash creative nonfiction

 “Chance,” Gone Lawn, flash fiction

 “The Amazing Sleepless Boy,” apt, flash fiction

 “Captain Lee,” Bird’s Thumb, flash fiction

“Mother and Child,” Fanzine, flash fiction

“Cloise,” Toasted Cheese, flash fiction

“The Phone Call,” KYSO Flash, flash creative nonfiction

“The End Smells Like Gasoline,” KYSO Flash, flash fiction

“Sky Lanterns,” Permafrost 40.1, flash fiction

“Cornucopia,” “Your Mouth,” Short on Sugar, High on Honey: Micro Love Stories (Flash: The International Short-Short Story Press), micro fiction

* “Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us” earned a place on the long list of the “Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2018.”
* Contributing Editors nomination from Jane Ciabattari, 2019 Pushcart Prize.
* “Captain Lee” nominated for a 2019 Pushcart Prize.
* “Smile, Lisa” nominated for The Best Small Fictions 2019.
The End Smells Like Gasoline” nominated for The Best Small Fictions 2019.


“Clay,” The Lobsters Run Free, Bath Flash Fiction, Volume Two, flash fiction

“To Do,” Mojave River Review, flash fiction

“Our Beds,” Literary Orphans, flash fiction

“A Heart in 6 Parts,” Litro, flash fiction

“Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us,” Booth, flash creative nonfiction

“Roger Awakened,” “Roger Discovered” + “Roger Freed,” Blink-Ink #29, Outlaws, micro fiction

“The Good Book,” Ghost Parachute, flash fiction

“The Nilsson Sisters’ Legend Is Growing,” Fanzine, flash fiction

“The Thief,” Eunoia Review, flash fiction

“Third Wheel,” Flash Frontier, flash fiction

“The Ghosts of Western Women,” Portland Review (print and online), flash creative nonfiction

“Laura,” Spelk, flash fiction

“The Story of Three Metals,” The Airgonaut, flash fiction

“Vanessa,” Gone Lawn, flash fiction

“Hands,” “Cloth Doll,” “Candy Cigarettes,” Connotation Press, micro fiction

“Him,” Flash Frontier, flash fiction

“Planetary Mnemonic,” “The Fervent Wishes of 1950 Astronaut Monkeys,” Blink-Ink #26, Space, micro fiction

“A Woman’s Hair is Her Crown and Glory,” Hobart, flash fiction

“Censorship,” Right Hand Pointing, flash fiction


* “Again” earned a place on the long list of the “Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2017.”
“The Roger Trilogy” nominated for The Best Small Fictions 2018.
“The Story of Three Metals” nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize.


“The Old Days,” Five Points, Vol. 17, No. 3, flash fiction

“Embers Under Ash,” Vestal Review, Issue 50 (print and online), flash fiction

“The Tale of the Two Sisters,” Thrice Fiction, flash creative nonfiction

“Her Totem Is the Thunderbird,” Flash Frontier, flash fiction

“Life Cycle of the Swimmer Gloria Sherman,” Microfiction Monday Magazine, micro fiction

“The World’s 10 Greatest Sounds,” The A3 Review, The Purple Issue, micro fiction

“She Was Late,” KYSO Flash, flash fiction

“Yarn,” Dead Housekeeping, flash creative nonfiction

“Tiny Houses,” Split Lip Magazine, flash fiction

“The Aliens,” Drunk Monkeys, flash fiction

“Nine Lives,” Pure Slush, flash fiction

“Sweet,” “Main Street,” “Speed Dating, 2917,” *82 Review, Flash 50/50 Special Issue, micro fiction

“The Iranian Blue-Glazed Pottery,” Tin House Flash Fidelity, flash creative nonfiction

“Again,” Superstition Review, flash fiction

“Hidden,” Mulberry Fork Review, flash fiction

“Sophia,” Jellyfish Review, flash fiction

“Babe Leto,” Thrice Fiction, flash fiction

“Past Life,” Servinghouse Journal, flash fiction

“Sasquatch Citified,” Blink-Ink #22, Cities (print), micro fiction

“Yellow,” Microfiction Monday Magazine, 41stEdition, micro fiction

* “Past Life” nominated for The Best Small Fictions 2017.


“The Guest,” Friday Flash Fiction, flash fiction

“What They Brought,” Literary Orphans, flash fiction

“Violet,” The Fable Online, micro fiction

“Cutting Back,” Counterexample Poetics, flash fiction

“Conquering the Sea,” “Ocean Noir,” Blink-Ink #21, Under the Sea, micro fiction

“Big Baby,” Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine, Vol. 8, No. 1, flash fiction

“Objects in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear,” First-Class Lit, poetry

“Hats,” FlashFlood, flash fiction

“Blue,” Number Eleven, flash fiction

“The Reader,” Oblong, flash fiction

“Together,” First Class Lit, poetry

“Ocean Noir” nominated for a 2015 Pushcart Prize.
“Travels through Time and Space with Zora” nominated for a 2015 storySouth Million Writers Award.


“Mother’s Day,” Eunoia Review, flash fiction

“Travels through Time and Space with Zora,” Eclectica, creative nonfiction

“Travels through Time and Space with Zora” nominated for a 2014 Pushcart Prize.


“Red,” “White,” “Black,” 100 Word Story, micro fiction


“At Home in L.A.,” The Sun, memoir

“On My Honor,” San Jose Mercury News, memoir  


“Near Susanville,” Free State: A Harvest of Maryland Poets (SCOP Publications), poetry