Tether, JMWW Journal, January 2018

Grab the Sharpest Blade, (b)OINK, September 2017

Volcano, Jellyfish Review, July 2017

Ramen for Breakfast, The Nottingham Review, June 2017

All Three Sixteen, Cheap Pop, September 2016

Midnight Walk 1993, Midwestern Gothic (print and ebook), Summer 2016

The Love Potions of Ellie Gray, Literary Orphans, June 2015

Forthcoming: My story “Hotbox” will appear in the next issue of Corium, “A Thousand Butterflies” will appear in Issue 39 of Passages North, and “Berta” will appear in an upcoming issue of Bad Pony.  


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

Finalist, Gold Line Press Fiction Chapbook Contest

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