My story “Volcano” has been published in Jellyfish Review. This story, about bad boyfriends and miracle pills, is one of my favorite things that I’ve written, so I’m so glad it had such a great home. You can read it here.
I have a very short story in the new issue of The Nottingham Review, an online journal based in the U.K. My publication resume has gone International! Please check out “Ramen for Breakfast” in Issue 8.
My publication resume has crossed the pond! I have a micro-fiction in the brand new issue of The Nottingham Review, in the company of some wonderful writers like Christina Dalcher and Meg Pokrass. You can read all the stories and poems for free online or download a PDF copy of the whole issue. Here’s a … More New Flash Fiction in The Nottingham Review
I got a very nice email from River Styx on Thursday saying that I had made it into the final round of judging for the Schlafly Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest. It’s always nice to know when you are close as a writer even if you don’t win, so I’ll take finalist any day over all-out rejection. … More Congratulations to the Winners of the Schlafly Micro-Brew Micro-Fiction Contest!
Good news! I found out last night that I am the Runner-Up for Split Lip Press’s Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest. Split Lip has published a lot of impressive work lately, so I feel really honored. You can read the announcement here.
I wrote some nonfiction! Gay Degani was nice enough to ask me to do a post for her blog, Words in Place. My short essay is part of a series called Journey to Planet Write, and is about Sylvia Plath, James Baldwin, my other early favorite authors, and their role in my own path as … More The Old Brag of My Heart
I returned home Wednesday from a ten day residency at beautiful Taleamor Park in Laporte, Indiana. I revised, walked, napped, read, brainstormed, and created twenty-five new pages of prose. I’m incredibly grateful for the time away to focus on my writing. I’m also looking at this residency as a kind of reset, and hope that the clarity … More Taleamor Park Residency
I launched the new flash-focused literary journal Lost Balloon last Wednesday with an original short-short by Gay Degani. Tomorrow we’ll publish a piece by the wonderful Molia Dumbleton. I’m so happy and proud to be showcasing these fantastic authors. I hope you’ll enjoy the site.
Times are feeling dark right now, but I have an announcement that will hopefully bring a small amount of light into this bleak end of January. I’m editing a new literary journal called Lost Balloon that launches on Wednesday, February 1st. We will focus on work under 1,000 words (fiction, nonfiction, and prose poetry). A new … More Lost Balloon Launches Wednesday!
I have two exciting announcements! I have decided to start an online flash fiction journal. The planned launch date is February 1st, and I will provide more information about the project closer to that date. I’ve been accepted for a ten-day artist residency at one of the Alliance of Artists Communities emerging members in early … More Two Announcements!