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“Metamorphism,” in Wayfinding, Poetry Celebrating America’s Parks and Public Lands, Finishing Line Press.

“Trafficking,” in The Best American Mystery Stories 2012.

“Deadman’s Float,” in Once Upon a Childhood: Stories and Memoirs of American Youth, New American Library.

“Going Down,” in Ex-Files: New Stories about Old Flames, Context Books.

“Labor,” in Prize Stories 1994: The O. Henry Awards.


Clue,” The Florida Review, Volume 46.2, Fall 2022.

“Bunting,” Bracken Magazine, Issue VII, June 2020 (Recommended Read/Honorable Mention, The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, Vol. II).

Dirty South,” Mid-American Review, Issue 38.2, October 2018.

Sunshine,”, July 12, 2018.

Forage,” Cold Mountain Review, Spring 2016, Vol. 44. No. 2.

The Fossil Record,” Shenandoah, Volume 65.2, Spring 2015.

Bubble,”  Front Porch Journal, Summer 2014.

The Latch,Michigan Quarterly Review, Summer 2014.

“Plenty,” The Massachusetts Review, Summer 2013.

“The Snow Queen,” Crazyhorse, No 83, Spring 2013.

“Household Tales” (reprint), Redux, March 18, 2013.

Atomic,” Freight Stories, No. 8.

“The Dance,” Brain, Child, Spring 2012.

“Trafficking,” storySouth, Issue 31, Spring 2011.

“The Sailor’s Horn-Book for the Law of Storms,” Crab Orchard Review.

“Sleep,” Brain, Child.

“Baby Teeth,” Brain, Child.

“Little Man,” Brain, Child.

“The Artists’ Colony,” Five Chapters, February 4- 9, 2008.

“Luck and Trouble,” The Tampa Review.

“The Shoals,” Southwest Review.

“Märchen,” The Yale Review.

“Death Car,” Five Points.

“Grand Portage,” American Short Fiction.

“The Sky Over Austin,” Cimarron Review.

“Labor,” The Indiana Review.


“Plenty” (2), The Common.

“The Virgen Blanca de Moncloa,”

“In Memoriam, Audrey Slate,” Texas Institute of Letters Annual Meeting, 2018.

“Reflections of a Writer in Residence,” Alcalde (reprint).

“Dobie Paisano Fellowship” in Artists and Writers Colonies, Blue Heron Publishing.

Provisioning,” Brain, Child.


Metamorphism,” Parks and Points, April 25, 2019.

Surfeit,” Flyway, Summer 2014.

“Cucumbers,” Ruminate, No. 27, Spring 2013.

Hill Country Fossils,”  Places@Design Observer, Fall 2011.

“Hill Country Fossils,” Southwest Review.