The Best of Brevity: Twenty Years of Groundbreaking Flash Nonfiction. Edited by Dinty W. Moore and Zoë Bossiere. Rose Metal Press. Forthcoming, 2020.

I'm Trying to Tell You I'm Sorry. Black Lawrence Press. 2019.

creative Essays

“On Very Short Books, Miniatures, and Other Becomings.” Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, Issue 5.2. Spring 2019. Online. <>

"That's All, I Don't Even Think of You That Often." Territory. June 20, 2018. Online. <>

"Some Sort of Union." Hippocampus. November 1, 2017. Online. <>

“The Lights from Houses.” Third Coast, Issue 43. Summer 2017. Print.

“Marley Shelton as Wendy Peffercorn in the Sandlot (1993).” Goodnight Sweet Prince. April 2017. Online. <>

“This One Long Winter.” Fourth Genre 19.1. Winter 2017. Print.

“On Being Cold.” Entropy. June 12, 2016. Online. <>

“What I Know.” Puerto del Sol 51.2. Spring 2016. Print.

“I’m Trying to Tell You I’m Sorry.” Redivider 3.1. Spring 2016. Print.

“The Tuesday Evening Train.” The Los Angeles Review Vol 18. Fall 2015. Print.

“Sons & Other Strangers.” The Offing. July 2, 2015. Online. <>

“Thieving.” Hobart. Dec 3, 2014. Online. <>

“Skin.” Booth 7. Fall 2014. Print and Online <>

“What Doo-Wop Does.” Mid-American Review Vol XXXV, 1. 120-121. Fall 2014. Print.

“Surrender.” Brevity 38. Winter 2011. Online. <>

Articles + Interviews + Reviews

“Build a Hideout in the Trees: Tree-mendous, it's better up there.” Edible Hudson Valley. <>

 "Interview with Eleni Sikelianos." The Nervous Breakdown. <>

"Resist the Resistance." Counter Service. <>

"A Review of Joni Tevis’ The World is On Fire." Brevity. <>

Awards + Honors

Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2019

Provost Merit Scholarship, CUNY Graduate Center - 2017

Writer-in-Resident, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts - 2017

Finalist in Hippocampus’ Remember in November Contest - 2017

Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2016

Peter Taylor Fellowship, Kenyon Review Writers Workshop - 2016

Winner of Beacon Street Prize for Creative Nonfiction, Judged by Susannah Cahalan - 2015

University of Arizona Foundation Award for Creative Nonfiction - 2014

Julia Flynn Siler Scholarship, Squaw Valley Writers Workshop - 2014

Johnnie - Raye- Harper Excellence in Teaching Nominee, University of Arizona - 2014

Graduate Assistant Teaching Scholarship, University of Arizona - 2013-2015

Winner of The Writer magazine Travel Essay Contest - 2012