I’m Here awarded Lawrence Prize for Short Fiction

I’m very happy  to announce that my story “I’m Here” has been awarded the Lawrence Prize by Prairie Schooner. “I’m Here” is the (kind of sort of) title story for my recent collection of short fiction about interior Alaska. For more information about the prize or about Prairie Schooner visit Prairie Schooner Lawrence Prize . … More I’m Here awarded Lawrence Prize for Short Fiction

Angel of the Resurrection in The Gettsyburg Review

I’m happy to report that my story “Angel of the Resurrection” will be appearing in a future issue of The Gettsyburg Review. http://www.gettysburgreview.com/selections/fiction/ An excerpt (the opening) appears below for your enjoyment. It’s a story about dating, death, and the angel Michael. This first time, the man she was meeting arrived forty-five minutes late, hands … More Angel of the Resurrection in The Gettsyburg Review


A new story “Equipment” has been published in the Exhibits Anthology issued by Old 67 Press. For more about the anthology visit http://www.old67.com/. Equipment is about BDSM, aging, and illness. It began as an exercise: take a sex scene and try to turn that one scene into a fully realized story. Then, as with most … More Equipment

Beautiful Dead Thing

What would make a person lie about having cancer? Why would someone wish that on herself? Beautiful Dead Thing is about all that. It’s coming out in Witness this October or so and is featured in my new manuscript (one of two) with the working title “Stranger in the Dream House.” Here’s the opening. Beautiful Dead Thing … More Beautiful Dead Thing

A Dirty Little War

  A new story available to read in its entirety at Triquarterly. I’ve been a fan of this magazine for a long, long time and it makes me very happy to finally have a piece appearing in its pages. Enjoy at your leisure. Triquarterly Summer Issue