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I'm a fiction writer, living in the heart of Baltimore. My short fiction has appeared in a variety of literary journals, including New Ohio Review, The Louisville Review, Faultline, Moon City Review, Sou'wester, Beloit Fiction Journal, Prairie Schooner, Valparaiso Fiction Review, Bellevue Literary Review, and The Roanoke Review.

2024 Stories! Pleased to announce that two new stories will be published soon in Fourteen Hills and North American Review. 

Awards and Honors


  • Nominated for Best of the Net by New Ohio Review.

  • Finalist for the Moon City Fiction award for my "When You Think About Paris and Other Stories" collection. 

  • Semi-finalist for the OSU Journal's Non/Fiction Collection Prize for my "When You Think About Paris and Other Stories" collection. 

  • Prairie Schooner Glenna Luschei Award for "Dolphins."

  • Honorable Mention in the Craft Literary Short Story Contest.

  • Finalist in American Short Fiction's Short Story Contest for "Returns."

  • Finalist for the Snake Nation Press Serena McDonald Kennedy Award. 



My short stories have been published in the following journals: 

"Dolphins" in Prairie Schooner, winner of the Glenna Luschei Award


"Balloons" in New Ohio Review 

"The Last Supper" in The Louisville Review


"What You Don't Know" in Beloit Fiction Journal


"Connecticut Was Closing" in Moon City Review

"Runaway" in Oyster River Pages


"Can February March?" in Faultline

"When You Believe In Things You Don't Understand" in Santa Ana Review

"You Are Not Alone" in Hobart

"Where You See Yourself" in Valparaiso Fiction Review

"Grieving Women" in Prime Number

"About St. Louis" in South 85

"The First Heartbreak" in The Montreal Review

"Fights" in Blue Lake Review

"Man On Fire" in Roanoke Review

"Helping Hands" in Floodwall

"Breaking The Silence" in The Main Street Rag

"Love Me Tender" in Slow Trains


"The Baby Held Up To The Window" in Blood Orange


"Like Falling In Love" in The Worcester Review and Pindeldyboz

"When You Think About Paris" in Sou'wester

"What She Left Behind" and "Giving It Away" in Green Hills Literary Lantern

"Another Girl" in WomenArts Quarterly

"She Got Up Too Early" in Red Wheelbarrow

"What Are You Looking For?" in The Bellevue Literary Review

"When I Wanted To Leave" in Primavera

"Where We Go From Here" in Carve Magazine

"Manners" in Echo Ink Review

"Memory Eternal" in The Georgetown Review

"Returns" in REAL

"The Time I Let Jamie Go" in The Timber Creek Review



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