Publications

“Exclusive: Thunder Mountain Like Sand Castle” (humor/short)
       Pen Short Winner, Pen American Center, Pen.org.  August 10, 2011

“Those Were the Days We Ate the Knuckles From Our Fingers”  (poem)
       Southern Indiana Review, Volume XVII, Number Two, University of Southern Indiana     2010

“Isa”  (prose poem)
       Southern Indiana Review, Volume XVII, Number Two, University of Southern Indiana 2010

 “The Fantôme of Fatma” (fiction)
        Best New American Voices 2009, Mary Gaitskill Ed., Harcourt Brace: New York 2009                        
       “The Brave One” (creative nonfiction)
       Southern Indiana Review, Volume XVI Number 1, University of Southern Indiana 2009
              Pushcart Nomination

"Old Man Bar, a Memorial Day Essay" (creative nonfiction)
    The Rumpus.net: Books, Music, Movies, Art, Politics, Sex, Other. May 25 2009

"Anti-war Poetry and the Oxymoron of Liberal Fathers" (creative nonfiction)
    The Rumpus.net: Books Music, Movies, Art, Politices, Sex, Other. January 23 2009
“Lil’Earl” (fiction)                     
       Southern Indiana Review, Volume XVI Number 1, University of Southern Indiana 2009
 
“If I believed in poems, we all live in this country” (poem)
       Southern Indiana Review, Volume XVI Number 1, University of Southern Indiana 2009
 
 “The Fantôme of Fatma” (fiction)
       Missouri Review, v. 31:1, University of Missouri, Columbia    2008

“Camp Song” (poem)
       Outscape: Writings on Fences and Frontiers, Knoxville Writer’s Guild, UTK Press 2008 

“The Roots of Violence” (poem)
       Broken Bridge Review, Pomfret, CT 2008

“Jack Gilbert’s Tiger” (poem)
       Barrow Street, Winter 2008, New York 2008

“Fishsandwich” (poem)
       Iodine Poetry Journal, Fall/Winter, 2007/2008, Charlotte, North Carolina 2007

“Camp Song” (poem)
       Iodine Poetry Journal, Fall/Winter, 2007/2008, Charlotte, North Carolina 2007

“The Soldier as a Boy” (novel excerpt)
       STUMBLING AND RAGING, Stephen Elliott Ed., MacAdam/Cage: San Francisco 2006

“The Designated Marksman” (novel excerpt)
       Politically Inspired, Stephen Elliott Ed., MacAdam/Cage:  San Francisco 2003

“The Storekeeper”  (nonfiction)
       Best New American Voices 2003, Joyce Carol Oates Ed., Harcourt Brace: New York 2003

“The Designated Marksman” (novel excerpt)
       The Sun, Issue 334 2003

“The People Who’ve Left Him” (fiction)
       Alaska Quarterly Review, Volume 19 Number 1 & 2, University of Alaska, Anchorage 2001
              Pushcart Nomination

“The Swimmer and His Brother” (fiction)
       Louisiana Literature, Volume 17 Number 2, Southeastern Louisiana University 2000

“Loyalty” (fiction)
       Louisiana Literature, Volume 16 Number 2, Southeastern Louisiana University 1999

“Dog” (fiction)
       Fourteen Hills, Volume 5 Number 1, San Francisco State University      1998

“The Storekeeper” (nonfiction)
       The Missouri Review, v. 21:2 , University of Missouri, Columbia 1998