honeypot, Spuyten Duyvil Publishing, July 2019


Atypical Cells of Undetermined Significance, C&R Press, March 2018


Response List for Trumpers This Thanksgiving,” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, November 2019

Apt 103,” elsewhere, Issue 16

“We Are Not Saints,” Indiana Review, Issue 40.1

Hypochondria, or The Disease,” DIAGRAMIssue 18.1

“Sate,” The Normal SchoolIssue 10.2

Motherlode,” Booth, Spring 2016 (online) // Fall 2017 (print)

Forever Blonde,” Hippocampus Magazine, June 2017

Cukes,” decomP, May/June 2017

“Empire Blue,” New SouthIssue 10.1

“Pet Euthanasia Consent Form,” The PinchIssue 37.1

Wüsthof Silverpoint II 10-Piece Set,” Grist‘s Online Companion, Issue 9


“Nesting,” Pleiades, Issue 39.1

“Sugar Glass,” cream city review, Issue 42.1

The Cart or The Egg,” Quarterly WestIssue 90

“Anatomy of a Father, of a Moose,” FugueIssue 51

“What’s Mine is Yours,” Bayou MagazineIssue 65

“Just Like Mama Never Made,” DewpointIssue 6

“Fraîche,” Sierra Nevada ReviewIssue 27

“Patsy Sings for Me,” Midwestern GothicIssue 18


company,” “tenure,” & “slow burn,” The Rumpus, Fall 2018

“All-Containered,” Carve Magazine, Winter 2018

 “Twenty-Something,” DIALOGIST, Issue 4.4

“Paperweight,” Public Pool, Spring 2017

Back to My Place,” New Delta ReviewIssue 6.2

“The Boys,” Prick of the SpindleIssue 10

Grandad,” The Dr. T. J. Eckleburg ReviewSpring 2018

Close, But No Cigar,” Maudlin HouseMarch 2016


‘Streetcar’ a must-see at Ore Dock,” The Mining Journal, July 2018

A Microreview of Nicole Walker’s Micrograms,” 3:AM MagazineMay 2017


The Best American Poetry

Carve Magazine

New Delta Review

Sierra Nevada Review

Midwestern Gothic


Awards & Honors

2017-19 King-Chávez-Parks Future Faculty Fellowship recipient, Northern Michigan University

2019 The Best Small Fictions nominee, “Nesting,” Pleiades, Issue 39.1

2018 Pushcart Prize nominee, “Sugar Glass,” cream city reviewIssue 10.1

2017 & 2018 Excellence in Education Research Award recipient, Northern Michigan University

2017 Pushcart Prize nominee, “Empire Blue,” New SouthIssue 10.1

The Best American Essays 2017 Notable Essay, “Wüsthof Silverpoint II 10-Piece Set,” Grist‘s Online Companion

2017 Best of the Net nominee, “The Cart or The Egg,” Quarterly West

2017 Curt Johnson Prose Award finalist, “We Are Not Saints,” december

2017 Great Duck Island Writer in Residence, College of the Atlantic

Featured Contributor, The PinchIssue 37.1

2016 Best of the Net nominee, “Wüsthof Silverpoint II 10-Piece Set,” Grist‘s Online Companion

2015 Pushcart Prize nominee, “Patsy Sings for Me,” Midwestern Gothic, Issue 18

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