Work

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NON-FICTION

BLOGGING AT PLOUGHSHARES

FICTION

  • Superstition Review - Brotherhood of the Possum
  • Timber Journal - Alignment in a Ford F-150
  • Hawaii Pacific Review - The Locusts
  • Pithead Chapel - A Decline in Natural Numbers
  • The Normal School (Spring, 2015 - Print) - "Playing Fetch"
  • Blunderbuss Magazine - Another Name for Stargazing
  • Joyland Magazine - Notice of a Fourth Location
  • Tin House Flash Fridays / The Guardian - How To Eat Chicken Wings: A Tutorial
  • Bridge Eight (Fall, 2015 - Print) - "Engineering in Four Cars"
  • Ninth Letter (Fall, 2015 - Print) - "See also: A history of glassmaking"
  • North American Review (Winter, 2016 - Print) - "Biddenden Maids"
  • Portland Review (Winter, 2016 - Print) - "Cut Out of the Belly"
  • The Greensboro Review (Spring, 2016 - Print) - "Roseate's Book of Penmanship"
  • Grist Journal Online Companion - A Guy Walks into a Bar
  • OSU's The Journal - Felt in the Jaw
  • 7x7.la (collaborative project with Adam Raymont) - Neoteny
  • Blue Earth Review (Winter, 2016 - Print) - "Wanted, Children's Art Curator"
  • Cosmonauts Avenue - With Teeth
  • Volume 1 Brooklyn - Selectively Bred
  • Sundog Lit little water
  • Burrow Press Review - Egg-Laying Queen
  • Bennington Review (Upcoming 2017) - "A prolonged muscle contraction"
  • New South Review (Upcoming 2017) - "Stitchdown, Turnout"
  • Gulf Stream Magazine (Upcoming 2017) - "Replacing the Drive Train"
  • Gulf Coast Journal (Upcoming 2017/2018) - "Setting Up Your Voicemail Greeting"
  • TriQuarterly (Upcoming 2018) - "Suggestible Hauntings"
  • Platypus Press (Upcoming 2017/2018) - "Arachnophobia"

INTERVIEWS & REVIEWS

RESIDENCIES

  • Vermont Studio Center, April 2016
  • SAFTA Artist Residency, December 2016
  • Millay Colony, June 2017

FELLOWSHIPS

  • Tin House Summer Fellowship in Short Fiction (2016), studying under Joy Williams
  • Tin House Summer Fellowship in Short Fiction (2015), studying under Lan Samantha Chang
  • Kenyon Review Summer Fellowship in Fiction (2015), studying under Caitlin Horrocks
  • Tin House Summer Fellowship in Short Fiction (2014), studying under Vanessa Veselka
  • Lambda Literary Foundation Fellowship in Fiction (2013), studying under Samuel R. Delany

AWARDS

  • 2017 Coil Book Award
  • Finalist, 2017 Third Coast Magazine Fiction Contest
  • Finalist, 2017 DISQUIET International Literary Prize
  • Finalist, 2016 Fall Fiction Contest - The Masters Review
  • Finalist, 2016 Fiction Prize - Indiana Review
  • Best of the Net Nominee 2016 - Grist Journal Online Companion
  • Second Place, Blue Earth Review's 2016 Summer Flash Fiction Contest
  • Best of the Net Nominee 2016 - OSU's The Journal
  • Semi-Finalist, 2016 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest - Carve Magazine
  • Runner-Up, 2016 Robert Watson Literary Prize - The Greensboro Review
  • Semi-Finalist, 2016 DISQUIET International Literary Prize
  • Ninth Letter's 2015 Literary Award in Fiction
  • Pushcart Prize Nomination 2015 - Bridge Eight Magazine
  • Best of the Net Nominee 2015 - Burrow Press Review
  • Yemassee Journal  - 2014 William Richey short fiction contest, Finalist
  • Glimmer Train's Short Story Award for New Writers - Honorable Mention
  • "Dennis Scott Hot Shot" for a poem I wrote about a dead bird in 6th grade