Other Work






Short Fiction and Creative Non-Fiction

“Coffins For Kids!” The Kenyon Review. Forthcoming

“Plans and Accidents.” Creative Nonfiction. Forthcoming.

“Portrait of a Family, Crooked and Straight.” Colorado Review

“Portrait of a Family, Crooked and Straight.” Waveform: 21st Century Essays by Women. University of Georgia Press, 2017. ed. Marcia Aldrich.

“BodSwap With Moses.” The Normal School. (Spring 2016).

“Studying Irish.” Meridian. (Winter 2016).

“Restraint.” The Cincinnati Review.  (Winter 2016).

“A Singular Apparatus.” Florida Review. (Fall 2015) .

“Food and Worker Safety Across the Globe: A Nervous and Incomplete Case Study.” 2016 Pushcart Prize XL. Ed. Bill Henderson.

“Strange & Enormous & Terrible & Absurd.” The Force of What’s Possible. Ed. Lily Hoang and Joshua Marie Wilkinson. Nightboat Books, 2015.

“To God Almighty That I Have Never Believed In, Especially Since This Entity Saw Fit To Take My Best Friend Rosemarie Who Had Just Finished Medical School at Johns Hopkins When She Was Killed in a Horrible Car Accident. A Book of Uncommon Prayer. Ed. Matthew Vollmer. Outpost19 (2015).

Food and Worker Safety Across the Globe: A Nervous and Incomplete Case Study.” Creative Nonfiction. (Spring 2014).

“36A.” Sweet: A Literary Confection. (Fall 2013).

“Utah’s Bright Dark Heart.” Crab Orchard Review. (Fall 2013).

“The Hiccup.” Passages North. (Spring 2013).

“Going to Port Chuck, or, Why I Hope My Soap Opera Outlives Me.” The Borderlands: Explorations at the Fringes of Creative Nonfiction. Ed. BJ Hollars. University of Nebraska Press. (2013).

Tics.” AGNI. (Fall 2012).

“Weight Watching.” The Cincinnati Review. (Fall 2012).

“Love in Wartime.” Crab Orchard Review. (Fall 2012).

“‘Scarce Half Made-Up’: Contemporary Memoir and its Discontents.” Fourth Genre. (Spring 2012).

America Loves Fat Men and Skinny Women.” Toad. (Spring 2012).

“The Yak Pants,” The Normal School. (Spring 2011).

Our Neighborhood.” Brevity 36. (Spring 2011).

“Fiasco.” One Word: Contemporary Writers on Words They Love or Loathe. Ed. Molly McQuade. Sarabande Books (2010).

“The Shift.” The Southern Review. (Summer 2009).

“The Fleischer/Giaccondo Online Gift Registry.” Sonora Review (Spring 2009).

“In the Wasp Kingdom.” The Normal School. (Spring 2009).

“The Skeleton.” The Massachusetts Review. (Winter 2007).

“Ye Olde 20th Century.” Indiana Review. ( Summer 2007.)

“Again.” The Cincinnati Review. (Winter 2007).

Spectacular Mistakes. AGNI. (Fall 2006).

“Berries on the Vine.” Tin House. (Fall 2004).

“Outlandish Plot.” Sonora Review. (Fall 2004).

“Portrait of My Mother’s Head on a Plate.” Mid-American Review. (2004).

“Ode to the Industrial Suburbs.” Colorado Review. (Summer 2002).

Virtually Romance.” Fourth Genre. (2002).

“Batcatching.” The Bellingham Review. (Fall 2000).

“I’m From Ballymullet.” The Atlantic Monthly. (May 2000).

“Heteroworld.” Colorado Review. (Winter 1999).

“Come Back Irish.” The Atlantic Monthly. (September 1998).