Fiction

A collection of my published prose and beyond from 2010-???. Links where pieces still survive.

Forthcoming

“Meal Prep” — Nurture

“The Princess on the Glass Hill Becoming” — Crow & Cross Keys

2022

“Attn: Butchers & Locksmiths”hex literary

“First it Was the Brushfires”Puerto del Sol, republished online from Vol. 53

Go ahead, push the button. Start everything all over again. For those too young to remember: first it was the brushfires, and then the world flooding. It was the expanse of peoples, how they tried to make fertile every new possible land. We begin in the end, because I can’t let anyone forget. We begin in the end, with a question: What is it like to kill the last of a thing?

— “First it Was the Brushfires

2020

“A Man, His Oblations”No Tokens, republished online from Issue No. 2

The ocean’s rules, as he understands them, are simple. Oblations given to the unnamed banding of coastline are eventually returned to the pale sands of the beach in a better form.

— “A Man, His Oblations

2018

“The Aunt of Everything” – West Branch, issue 88 (view the PDF version or buy a copy of the issue)

“First it Was the Brushfires” — Puerto del Sol, Vol. 53, The Science Issue (read it online or buy a copy)

2017

“Does Yours Have a Heart, Too?"Green Mountains Review

2016

“Evaporation”The Adroit Journal

“The Boomslang Coup”The Masters Review

“Jackalope”Noble / Gas Quarterly

“Ghosts of Wildly Different Species” — Eleven Eleven, issue 21 (print only)

2015

“Whisperingbird” & “Hellhound” & “Astral Glider”New South

“Apatosaurus”Atticus Review

The apatosaurus looks over at her lover as the ashcloud descends. Somehow, she knows that his bones will be uncovered, and hers will not.

— “Apatosaurus

“Ochre Unicorn” — Yemassee (print only)

"Ochre Unicorn" was translated into Spanish by Julia Velasco!

“Black-Clawed Rapturus” & “Sea Elephant” & “Giant Beaver” — Sundog Lit, Issue 8 (print only)

“Once There Was an Upside-Down Girl”Booth: A Journal

“Crepuscular Bear” & “Tree Needler” & “Thick-Skinned Buffali” — Caketrain, Issue 12 (print only)

The crepuscular bear mother waits in her den and when the sun falls without her crepuscular husband’s return she knows he has been felled by the rawboned man with the beard going silver. The children are playing on a rabbit skin rug.

— “Crepuscular Bear

“Opal Feldwing” & “Gray Flix” & “Martian Globules”Wyvern Lit

“Cardinine, Seafoamyst, Morningite”West Branch

“Humongous Doubleray” & “Planet” & “Protenean Amoeba”Noble / Gas Qtrly

2014

“A Man, His Oblations” — No Tokens, issue 2 (read it online or buy a copy)

“The Harras’ Surveyance”Spork Press

“The Great Horned Owls’ Beheadings”Big Lucks

“Ghosts in the Termini”fwriction : review

“Darkest Spots in the Galaxy”The Collapsar

“The Ouachita Map Turtle’s Fissure” — Pear Noir!, issue 10 (out of print)

“The Hummingbird’s Anti-Torpor”Spartan, Winter Issue

2013

“Subsoil” — Redivider 11.1 (print only)

“If You Look Long Enough You See That Everything Is A-Passing”Psychopomp Magazine

“Day 4,372”Necessary Fiction

“The Holstein’s Stillborn”Pithead Chapel

“The Warbler’s Necropsy”Nashville Review

“Factor VIII” — The Ampersand Review

“The Blinding in Horticulture, Texas” — Fringe Magazine

2012

“Dig” — The Lindenwood Review

“Panthera”Valparaiso Fiction Review

“Fear of—” — Owen Wister Review

2010

“Dossiers” — Word Riot