My short story nominated for “Best American” anthology series
Platypus Press’s journal wildness chose my short story “My Merlin” for their nominee for the Best American Short Stories anthology! Deep thanks to the folks at Platypus Press for their support.
Story up on Platypus Press's "wildness"
My short story "My Merlin" was recently published in wildness' August issue (Issue 15). Read it here!
This Podcast Is A Poem
I had an extended visit with the From the Blanket Fort podcast—hosted by Eric and KD—where we talked all things silly and super serious. Check out the episode featuring me—titled This Podcast Is A Poem—here!
"Going Toward Gadd" in Black Warrior Review
My story "Going Toward Gadd" (which was also a finalist for the 2017 Fiction Contest) has been published in Black Warrior Review's Spring/Summer 2018 issue (44.2). Buy a copy here!
New poem in The Puritan
New poem is in Issue 40 of The Puritan! Read (or listen to me read it) here. Thanks to A. Light Zachary and Catriona Wright for taking it. Check out my poem, then check out the rest of the trove of wonderful work in the new issue.
Nomination for the 2018 Journey Prize
PRISM international has chosen my short story "Notes for My Biography of Wade Owens" (published in their 55:4 Summer 2017 Issue) as their nominee for the Writers' Trust Journey Prize! Special thanks to Christopher Evans (Fiction Editor for the issue!), Kyla Jamieson (current Fiction Editor!), and the whole team at PRISM international who do such great work.
The Machete Tourist available for pre-order!
My poetry chapbook The Machete Tourist is set to release/launch on March 23, 2018! You can pre-order it at knife | fork | book by using the PayPal link to send $19, which includes shipping. (USD for US, CAD for Canada!)
The Watermill Center residency announced
Exciting news: at the end of November (2018) I will be heading back out into the wilds of Long Island for a 3 week residency at The Watermill Center to further develop one of my novel projects: Field Notes On Desire