Grab the Sharpest Blade: a surreal micro piece in Issue 7 of (b)OINK

Volcano: my very short story about bad boyfriends and miracle pills is available online in the “Intergalactic Planetary” issue of Jellyfish Review

Ramen for Breakfast: this flash piece online at The Nottingham Review explores issues of family and infidelity

All Three Sixteen: a short short about a haunted house and a teen love triangle in the online journal Cheap Pop

Midnight Walk, 1993: my micro-fiction appeared in the 2016 Summer issue of Midwestern Gothic (print and ebook) about a teen girl and what she discovers on a dark rural road

The Love Potions of Ellie Gray: my witchy flash fiction piece appears in Literary Orphans

Forthcoming: My story “A Thousand Butterflies” will appear in Issue 39 of Passages North


Nonfiction and Interviews

My interview with Jac Jemc about her wonderfully creepy novel The Grip of It, up at Fiction Southeast

The Old Brag of My Heart: an essay about how I became a writer at Words in Place

Midwestern Gothic interviewed me for their Contributor Spotlight

Read my interview in The Millions with the great Mary Gaitskill about her novel The Mare

I reviewed The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood at Punchnel’s


Honors and Awards

Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train Very Short Fiction Award

Finalist, (b)OINK magazine flash fiction contest

Runner-Up, Split Lip Press Turnbuckle Chapbook Contest

Finalist, River Styx Micro-fiction Contest

Professional Development Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs

Professional Development Grant, Illinois Arts Council