Projects & Publications

O13mmnYC_400x400“This Land Is Our Land: On Woody Guthrie & Travels With Mom,” Coldfront Magazine, December 2015.

BYA_300-2-210“On Writing to Music” & “Train of Thought: Coney Island Bound” in Because You Asked: An Anthology of Writers on Writing, Katrina Roberts, ed., Lost Horse Press, September 2015.

bc14The Quiet Contest,” Black Clock, Issue 14, Summer 2011.

920x920“Lust” in Dirty Words: A Literary Encyclopedia of Sex, Ellen Sussman, ed., Bloomsbury, 2008.

namingtheworld“Shopping for Conflict” in Naming the World: And Other Exercises for the Creative Writer, Bret Anthony Johnston, ed., Random House, 2008.

“This Writer’s Life” in Marginalia: Magazine of Piper Center for Creative Writing, Fall 2007.

“On Revision” in Glimmer Train Guide to Writing Fiction, vol. 2: Inspiration and Discipline,
Susan Burmeister-Brown and Linda B. Swanson-Davies, eds., Writer’s Digest Books, 2007.

“In the Field: Writing Lessons at 826NYC,” Poets & Writers Magazine, March/April 2006.

“Various capsule reviews,”, 2006-2007.

“About Antonya Nelson: A Profile” Ploughshares, Fall 2005.

“‘Sonny’s Blues’ by James Baldwin,” Post Road, Issue #1, 2005.

“Dim Sum Day,” The New York Sun Magazine, December 2004.

“Walking Tour: Austin,” The New York Sun, 2003.

“I Dream of Jeans,” The New York Sun, 2002.

“My Brother’s Keeper: The Stories of George Saunders,” Texas Observer; Dec. 22, 2000.

Short Fiction in Anthologies and Periodicals

“The Winchester,” Copper Nickel, January 2011.

“The Cupcake Factory: Flight Test,” Sakura Review, Winter 2011.

“It Couldn’t Be More Beautiful,” Virginia Quarterly Review: Fiction’s New Luminaries Issue, Summer, 2004.

“The Marrying Kind,” Book Magazine, September/October, 2003.

Reprinted in Don’t Abuse the Muse: An Anthology to Benefit Parkinson’s Disease, Middle Finger Press, 2004.

“And Then You Stand Up,”, Fall, 2004.

“The Dead Cat,” Book Magazine, January/February, 2003.

“Here Beneath Low-Flying Planes,” Book Magazine, November/December, 2001.

Distinguished Story Mention, Best American Short Stories 2002

“Our Little Lone Star,” Glimmer Train Stories, Fall, 2001.

Short-List, Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards, 2002.

“Such a Big Mr. England” Hampton Shorts, Summer, 2001.

“Bike New York!” Best New American Voices 2000, Harcourt, 2000.

“And J Is For Jane,” River City, 1999.

“What’s Not in a Name” The Sonora Review, Fall/Winter 1997.



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