short stories

The story SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME appeared online in Poached Hare in July 2019

The story NAMES OF THE DEAD appeared online in The Write Launch in January  2019

"a compelling, intriguing story, a vivid portrayal, so poignant."

The story DIRECT HIT, a Pushcart Prize Nominee, appeared online in Modern Creative Life in October 2017

"Very intriguing and real."

The story JULY THIRTY-FIRST appeared online in Hypertext Magazine in March 2017

"So quiet and beautifully wrought. What a lovely piece."

The story ARIA ASIDE appeared online in The RavensPerch in June 2016

"Lovely, lyrical writing that honors the story of the human soul. Beautiful."

The story ACT TWO, SCENE THREE appeared in a limited-run print edition of the deadline 

in February 2015

A poem, untitled 285, also appeared in the same issue.

The story THE HOUR OF OUR DEATH appeared in print in ETA Literary Magazine in May 2014

An early version of the story MUSIC AND LOVE appeared online in Black Mirror Magazine 

in October 2013

The story THE LUNATIC, THE LOVER AND THE LAWYER appeared in Hypertext Review in the Fall 2019 issue.

"Wonderful work. I couldn't stop reading it!"

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