"An Apology" is my #metoo and appears in Issue 37: Domino of Literary Orphans.
The first 100-word story I wrote, "Avalanche" was published by The Drabble on May 18, 2018.
"The Boy with the Glass Eye" draws both its setting and the glass eye from childhood memories. It appears in Issue 12 of New Flash Fiction Review.
"Where Life Begins" follows a reverse plot line and appears in Jellyfish Review's Kill People special issue.
"White Buffalo Woman" was inspired by a white buffalo I saw penned outside a casino as well as my family's Native roots. It appears in Issue 52 of Smokelong Quarterly.
"The Story of How I Broke" is a drastically altered re-telling of "Mother's Prayer" (see below) and the only story I've written from the POV of an inanimate object. It appears in Issue 7 of Wyvern Lit.
"Where the Eighth Should Be" involves an injured spider and a mother with a shotgun. It was originally published in Issue 14 of Hermeneutic Chaos. It was reprinted by Malarkey Books in June 2019.
"The Waiting" is the first ghost story I wrote. It was published as part of the 2015 FlashFlood.
"Modern Day Pharisee" was written for an undergraduate creative writing workshop and is perhaps the most memoir-ish of all my work. It was published in Issue 11 of Alligator Juniper.
"Mother's Prayer" is the first story I wrote as an undergraduate creative writing major enrolled at Kansas State University. It appears in a double issue of Windhover, volumes 9 and 10.
Honors, Lists, & awards
Ruminate nominated "Signs of Damage" for Pushcart Prize 2020.
jmww nominated "White in the Lights of His Plow" for Best Small Fictions 2020.
"Signs of Damage" was shortlisted for the Master's Review Anthology Prize Volume VII, judged by Rebecca Makkai.