Publications

2018

“How to Make a Baby,” Bath Flash Fiction, Volume 3, flash fiction (December 2018)

“Girl Saved by Grandma Who Died,” Blink-Ink #34, Uninvited Guests, micro fiction (December 2018)

“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

HONORS
* “Captain Lee” nominated for a 2019 Pushcart Prize.

2017

“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

HONORS
“Let Our Bodies Be Returned to Us” earned a place on the long list of the “Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2018.”
“The Roger Trilogy” nominated forThe Best Small Fictions 2018.
“The Story of Three Metals” nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize.

2016

“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 Three 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

HONORS
“Again” earned a place on the long list of the “Wigleaf Top 50 Very Short Fictions 2017.”
* “Past Life” nominated for The Best Small Fictions 2017.

2015

“The Guest,” Friday Flash Fiction, flash fiction

“What They Brought,” Literary Orphans, flash fiction

“Violet,” The Fable Online (now defunct), micro fiction

“Cutting Back,” Counterexample Poetics (now defunct), 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 (now defunct), poetry

“Hats,” FlashFlood, flash fiction

“Blue,” Number Eleven (now defunct), flash fiction

“The Reader,” Oblong (now defunct), flash fiction

“Together,” First Class Lit (now defunct), poetry

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

2014

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

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

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

 2011

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

1996

“At Home in L.A.,” The Sun, memoir

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

1989

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