Stories and Essays



You Always Call on a Sunday  ~  Published in The Sun  (issue #411), available here.

Left as it Was, It Would Come Apart ~ Published at VoiceCatcher and included in She Holds the Face of the World, the VoiceCatcher 10th anniversary anthology, available here.

In the Fold of Blankets ~ Published at  Oregon Literary Review

How the Story Goes ~ Published at Oregon Literary Review. 

Before ~ Published in The Rambler. Download PDF

Knives ~ Visit Rosebud to purchase issue 44 with this story


Her Own Special Touch ~ Published in Slice Magazine

Chicks ~ Originally published in  South Dakota Review. Read it here.

On Their Best Behavior ~ Obsidian award finalist. Originally published in High Desert Journal. Download PDF

What I Did on Summer Vacation ~ Published at Flashquake. Nominated for a Pushcart Award.

See the People on the Other Side ~ Originally published in Inkwell. Download PDF.

Spare Room ~ Visit Rosebud to purchase issue 36 with this story.

Like the Light in a Church ~ Visit Rosebud to purchase issue 36 with this story.

The Words That Would Fix This Thing ~ Originally published in Fog City Review. Read it Download PDF.

Swim ~ Originally published at Gambara. Read it Download PDF

Sharper ~  Originally published at Fiction Attic, read it here at The Intentional Ducati.

The World of  Beer ~ Originally published at the Whidbey Writers’ Workshop. Students’ Choice Award.

Where the Spotted Dog Used to Sit ~ Published at The Intentional Ducati.

The Pink on Her Toenails ~ Published in The Night, and the Rain, and the River (an anthology from Forest Avenue Press).

A Clean Break ~ Published in Cream City Review.