Emerging from my cave

After a quiet first quarter, I emerge from my cave with a small flurry of publications. Here they are, in glorious bullet point: At Words Without Borders, I reviewed two books by Thai author Duanwad Pimwana, her first to be translated into English (by Mui Poopoksakul). For Fiction Writers Review, I interviewed Caleb Michael Sarvis about his debut […]

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2018, Condensed

The year is over (pretty much), so (bowing to peer pressure) here’s everything I put out in the world during 2018: I published the following stories, most of which are quite small: “The Wherewithal” at Monkeybicycle  “Creatures of Love” at Last Exit “Old Friends” at Last Exit “Everyone Needs a Kind Stranger to Listen to His Secrets” at Last […]

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Ghosts

I am truly horrible at updating this website with new blog posts… The year is almost over, and since my last dispatch, I have two more publications to share. Up first is a story about a troubled marriage, a WWII typhoon, and a ghost trapped in a wall. It’s called “The Wherewithal,” and the generous […]

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Oh yeah, there’s a blog on this site: fall update

I regularly neglect the blog portion of my website. As such, here’s a quick rundown of what I’ve published since my last post (back in May): Stories: “Creatures of Love” at Last Exit “Old Friends” at Last Exit “Everyone Needs a Kind Stranger to Listen to His Secrets” at Last Exit “Parental Concerns” at Bending Genres “Half Tank” at Atticus Review […]

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Stuff and Things

Two newish reviews are out in the world. At Kenyon Review Online, I wrote about Marcy Dermansky’s novel, The Red Car, and Numéro Cinq has my thoughts on Rodrigo Fresán’s The Invented Part. Both books are wild in their own ways. That is all.

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Updates! (Updated!)

Three recent book reviews have surfaced. Behold: I rambled on about Elise Levine’s Blue Field at Numéro Cinq I waxed poetic about D. Foy’s Patricide at Rain Taxi I (fill in the blank) about Robert Walser’s Girlfriends, Ghosts, and Other Stories at Electric Literature All three are great reads, if you’re looking for something to read. If you’re not, they’re still great reads. […]

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The Goonies, Koko B. Ware, and Diane Williams, together at last!

Two pieces of information: First, Kenyon Review Online published my review of Diane Williams’ great story collection, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, Fine, which you can read here. Second, COG published my short story, “What Did the Boy Do When He Came Back to Life?” in their newest issue. In it, I namecheck The Goonies, WWF Wrestling, Koko B. Ware, and more. […]

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