Short Fiction Roundup

My short story "The We of Me" is published by The Rumpus and selected by Ploughshares blog as the best short story of the week. Read the story here: The We of Me


A tale of unauthorized parenthood.
My novella, The Found Child, is published by Shebooks as an ebook. Copies available for $2.99 at Kobo, Amazon, or at Shebooks.

"Jackpot" is a finalist for the American Short Fiction Prize, sponsored by New Rivers Press.

"The House on the Coast" is published in Crab Orchard Review. Story on page 18: The House on the Coast

“Life Drawing” can be read in the Roanoke Review or right here: Life Drawing

“The Grand and the Details” is published in The Coachella Review.

“The Beast Stories” are featured in Sheridan Wyoming's Sagebrush Gallery.

Check back soon for news about 2016 stories and books.



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Selected Works

Fiction
Three women--a composer, a galley cook, and a climate change geologist--take jobs in Antarctica where they fall in love and into trouble.
A moment of simultaneous grace and injustice leads to the unraveling of three lives.
Two sisters unveil the truth about their brother's disappearance.
Lori, an adult bicycle mechanic, learns to read -- and much more.
Sports and adventure stories.
Nonfiction
For Kids
Armchair travel to Antarctica.
Victoria saves an endangered continent.
River wants to make the WNBA!
A mountain lion prowls into an urban neighborhood.
Two girls survive in a mountain storm.