February 14, 2018
a red envelope and a stack of wooden blocks that read love

“The Red Envelope” Published on Lit Up/Medium

Happy Valentine’s Day! My Valentine themed flash fiction story, “The Red Envelope” is up at Lit Up/Medium.

An excerpt from the beginning:

“Don’t cry, love. Enough tears have watered the flowers on my grave. It pleases me to see you, but isn’t there somewhere else you’d rather be on Valentine’s Day? …”

January 2, 2018

“Mother?” Published on Lit Up/Medium

My flash fiction story, “Mother?” is up at Lit Up/Medium. This is a reprint; the story first appeared in Flash Fiction Magazine in August, 2014.


An excerpt from the beginning:

“I am born without sight. My first sensations of the world consist only of what I sense with my remaining four: the warmth of my mother and twin brother, the faint, lingering smell of strange foods on her breath, the creamy, almost nutty-sweet taste of mother’s milk…”

This story is also currently featured on Lit (thanks, Medium staff!).


View story at Medium.com

February 17, 2016

“Curse Upon a Star” Published in The Molotov Cocktail

My story, “Curse Upon a Star,” is now up at The Molotov Cocktail.


This story got a “close but no cigar” mention in their recent flash fiction contest (Flash Phenom), and upon resubmitting, was accepted for a regular issue.

“Night after night, Ida dreams of bones. They’re snow-white and perfect with a sheen like milk teeth.”

October 31, 2015

“Natural Enemies” Published in Seven Deadly Sins Vol 2: Sloth

My story “Natural Enemies” has been published in Seven Deadly Sins Vol 2: Sloth.

The anthology is available for purchase on Amazon (regional links listed here).

All proceeds go to the charity First Book!

Tagline: “Zombies aren’t the only thing wanting to eat you in the woods, but no one believes a teenager…”

October 9, 2015

“Winter In My Bones” Published in Selfies from the End of the World

My story “Winter In My Bones” is included in Selfies from the End of the World: Historical Accounts of the Apocalypse.

The anthology is available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other outlets. It’s a project of Mad Scientist Journal, edited by Jeremy Zimmerman and Dawn Vogel. Cover illustration by Luke Spooner at Carrion House.

“When you get old, you know things. I know what the gnawing cold in my bones is telling me. I know the white on my fishing boots on the patio will melt upon touch. I know winter doesn’t come in July. I turn on my TV and discover that finally, they know it too.”