Essays and Fiction:

Painted Bride Quarterly (Upcoming)
Poem: “Elegy for Leah”

Ghost City Review (Upcoming 2023)
Poem: “My Mother Was a Tele-Skate Girl”

Remembering Adam Zagajewski. (Spring 2023)
Essay: “Why Adam Zagajewski Would be Wrong to Hate this Tribute

Utah Public Radio: Lake Effect (Winter 2022)
Podcast: “I Felt So Lucky to Be From Utah

Houston Chronicle (Fall 2021)
Essay: “A Bubba in Transition: Larry Winters and the Humanism of Texas Country Music

Story Houston (Spring 2014)
Story: “The Mayor’s Cruel Tentacles

Writing/C-siting Houston (Winter 2013)
Essay: ”Look out Behind”

Nanofiction (Spring 2012)
Flash Fiction: “How She Rathered

Michigan Quarterly Review (Winter 2011)
reprinted in Best American Essays 2012
Essay: “You Owe Me

Cite Magazine (Summer 2010)
Essay: “Vim and Vigor, Indelicate Language and Bursts of Temper: The Story of the de Menil’s Cadre and the Emergence of Houston’s Counter-Culture in Arts and Politics

Painted Bride Quarterly (March 2009)
Short story: “Snap” published in online journal

Nanofiction (Spring 2008)
Flash fiction: “Politics,” “Living to Tell,” and “Flip Flops”

South Dakota Review (Fall 2007)
Short story: “The Original Carmen”

Confrontation (Summer 2004)
Short story: “Losing the Dog’s Paddle” published in emerging writers special issue


Commentary on One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni

May 2011

Commentary on World and Town by Gish Jen

May 2011

Review of An Illustrated Version of Things by Affinity Konar

May 2010