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Other Writing

Non-Fiction (essays and interviews)

“Toppled: The Accidental Opening of The Berlin Wall,” Literary Hub, November 2019 | Read

“Joseph Kanon: Why Spies Are The Ideal Subjects for Writers,” CrimeReads, November 2019 | Read

“When Your Sixty-Year Old Family History Shows Up On Netflix,” CrimeReads, February 2018 | Read

“Russians In The White House: Blackmail, Disinformation and Michael Flynn,” CrimeReads, February 2017 | Read

“A Writer’s Postcard From Havana,” Book Marks, May 2016 | Read

“Publish or Perish: The Short Story,” The Millions, May 2011

“Jennifer Egan interview,” Narrative Magazine, Summer 2010 | Read

“Lorrie Moore interview,” Narrative Magazine, Fall 2009 | Read

“Jayne Anne Phillips interview,” Narrative Magazine, January 2009 | Read


Published Short Fiction

“Falling Girl,” American Fiction: The Best Unpublished Short Stories by Emerging Writers, New Rivers Press, (Fall 2012). Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“Jump Shot,” Fugue, Summer/Fall 2010. Winner of the 2010 Fugue Short Story contest, selected by Junot Diaz.

“Superbly pitched, with a steely pace and a heart as big as a city.” – Junot Diaz

“Opportunity Knocks,” Thievesjargon.com, October 2009

“Tales of Carlos,” Our Stories, Winter 2009

“Home Theater,” Word Riot, Fall 2008

“Collision,” Scruffy Dog Review, Summer 2008

“Tolerance,” MrBellersNeighborhood.com, Summer 2008

“Here Lies Colette,” Wheelhousemagazine.com, Fall 2007

“Things That Please Us,” Word Riot, December 2006

“Bad Day in Moab,” Skive Magazine, September 2006

“The End Game,” Fiction Warehouse, Spring 2005

“The Twice Sold Plot,” Word Riot, June 2005

“The Flies,” Darkmoonrising.com, October 2004

“Opportunity Knocks,” Crimescenescotland.com, November 2004

“All That Glitters,” Fiction Warehouse, September 2004

“The Quarry,” Electron Press, 2002

“The Young Buck,” The Rose and Thorn, May 2002