Books Published

Cruel Stars (short story collection), Thrown Free Books, 2018.

Gravity (short story collection), Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2009.

Short Fiction Published in Magazines and Journals

“Two Women” – Terror House Magazine, July (2020) (online).

“Preponderance of the Small” – Decomp Magazine, May / June (2019) (online and print).

“Testify” – West Trade Review, February (2019) (print).

“Fulfillment” – Terror House Magazine, December (2018) (online).

“You Are Somewhere Else” – Visitant, Summer (2018) (online).

“Bora Bora” – Human Parts, Winter (2017) (republished online)

“Bora Bora” – Ink & Coda, 4.1 Winter (2017) (online and print)

“Mother Blackbird” – Student Voices, November (2016) (online).

“Year of the Bastard,” “October Plums,” and “Burying Terrance Jackson” – Literati Magazine, Fall (2016) (online)

“Harmful if Swallowed” – Ginosko Literary Journal, Summer (2016) (online and print)

“Cruel Stars” – The Writing Disorder, Summer (2015) (online and print)

“The Forbidden City” – Forge 8.4 (2015) (online and print) / Pushcart Prize Nomination

“Ex Inferis” – Small Print Magazine (2014).

“Some Go Dancing” – Redline Best of the Year Issue (2014).

“Far Tortuga” – Isthmus, 1 (2014) / Pushcart Prize Nomination

“Ghetto Fabulous” – The Atticus Review / Atticus Books (2013) (online).

“The Catherine Wheel” – Painted Bride Quarterly Print Annual 6 (2013): 115-120.

“The Catherine Wheel” – Painted Bride Quarterly, 85 (2013) (online).

“Animal Science” – The New Ohio Review, 12 (2012): 101-109.

“True Winter” – The Superstition Review, Fall (2011).

“The Afterlife” – The Normal School  2 (2010): 92-98.

“The Sun Reversed” – Arcana, Waning Moon Publications, Ltd. (2010) (anthology).

“Gravity” – Willow Springs (2008) / Won George Garrett Fiction Award /Willow Springs 62 (2008): 67-83.

“The Man in Africa” – Chicago Quarterly Review (print, 2007).

“The Man in Africa” – Storyglossia (2007) (online / Pushcart Prize Nomination.

“The Problem of Evil in Hauberk, MO” – The Georgia Review Winter (2005): 828-847.

“Death and Texas” – The Mid-American Review 24.2 (2004): 80-93 / Pushcart Prize Nomination.

“The Machinery Above Us” – Eclipse 15 (2004): 116-127.

“Mansions for the Crows” – The Black Mountain Review 9 (2004): 94-108.

“Call Me Mr. Lucky” – Hayden’s Ferry Review 32 (2003): 81-92 / Pushcart Prize Nomination.

“Dreaming the Hyena” – The Mid-American Review 23.1 (2002): 4-11.

“The Dead, The Lost, The Dreaming” – Full Circle (2002).

“Elegy for David” – Cottonwood 58 (2001): 75-77.

“Erasures” – The Jabberwock Review 22.1 (2000): 63-75.

“My Friend David” – The San Joaquin Review Spring (2000): 64-65.

“The Rent” – Descant 38.2 (1998): 59-62.

Fiction in Anthologies

“Some Go Dancing” – Earlyworks Press Short Story Anthology (2013).

“The Sun Reversed” – Arcana  Spring 2010, Waning Moon Publications, Ltd.

Non-fiction and Freelance Writing / Journalism

– Information Technology, Project Management, and Design –

“An Introduction to Intrusion Detection Systems: An Overview of IDS and How They are Used to Avert Risk.” – Suite 101.  1 March 2009.

“Best Practices for Fault Tolerant Design in IT: Reducing Data Vulnerability in Information Networks.” – Suite 101.  6 March 2009.

“Convergence in Information Technology Security: IT and Physical Security Systems Evolve Together.” – Suite 101.  20 April 2009.

“Disaster Recovery and Prevention in IT: Measures that Can be Taken to Eliminate or Avert Risk.” – Suite 101.  3 March 2009.

“Information Technology Incident Response Teams: The Essential Roles for a Successful IRT.” – Suite 101.  31 March 2009.

“Keeping Projects in Sync with Strategy: How an Organization Can Ensure Alignment.” – Suite 101.  15 March 2009.

“Picking a Disaster Recovery Planning Coordinator: Who a DRP Coordinator is and What He or She Should be Able to Do.” – Suite 101.  22 February 2009.

“Policy, Standard, and Practice in IT Security: Knowing Essential Differences Between Levels of Security Awareness.” – Suite 101.  24 February 2009.

– Literature, History, and Sociology –

“A Brief Note on Henry Fielding’s Narrative Style: Examining the Realism That Would Prefigure Tom Jones.” – Suite 101.  3 March 2009.

“Imaging and U.S. Air Superiority in Vietnam: Graphical-Logistical Data was Essential for American Air Offensive”– Suite 101.  22 February 2009.

“Machiavelli and the Protestant Reformation: Luther Employed Machiavelli’s Precepts on the Eve of the Reformation.” – Suite 101.  23 February 2009.

“Sociolinguistics and Gender Performance: Representing Gender Through Linguistic Behavior.” – Suite 101.  20 February 2009.

“The Early English Novel and Class Structure: The Literature of British Society in the Eighteenth Century.” – Suite 101.  23 February 2009.

– Politics, Media, and Narrative Nonfiction –

“On the Art of Talking to Oneself.” – [s]r Blog: The Superstition Review (2013) (online).

“Weirdo: Visions of Future Past.” – The Blather (2016) (online).

“Blame the Drugs.” – Pain Talks (2016) (online).

“The Debate Did Not Take Place.” – Splice Today (2016) (online).

“The State of Emergency.” – Splice Today (2016) (online).

“When the World’s Turned Upside Down.” – Splice Today (2016) (online).

“A Good Day to Die.” – Splice Today (2016) (online).

“Speak of the Devil.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Sater, Cohen, and the Collapsing House of Cards.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Planespotting and the Persistence of Facts.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“The Crying of Lot 45.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“The End of the Hustle.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Money is Thicker Than Blood.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Fatal Vision: The Precipitous Exile of James Comey.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“My Friend has Gone Nazi.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Burning Down the House.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Hurricane Dreams.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“As the Leopard, So the Coliseum.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

“Cui Bono: the Latest Conspiracy Theory in the Ongoing Disintegration of the GOP.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“The NRA Isn’t the Problem.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“STEM, Scientism, and the Decline of the Humanities.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“Attacked on the Street.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“Outrage is Over.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“Trump is Interesting Again.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“William Barr and the Subversion of Justice.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“Mob Justice for Jeffrey Epstein.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“Jeffrey Epstein and the Usual Media Hate Porn.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“Jonathan Franzen Can’t Solve Climate Change for Anyone Who Matters.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“Trump Impeachment Syndrome and the Uses of Political Theater.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“The New York Times is Rotting at the Seams: How a Media Institution Becomes an Afterthought.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“All Tomorrow’s Lockdowns.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“David Brooks has Become a Sadomasochistic Performance Artist.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“A Partisan Pandemic.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“The Right Has Its Messiah. The Left Will Never Find Theirs.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“Navigating Literary Siberia.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“Healing and Rage Don’t Mix.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“Watching Political Conventions is Like Worshiping the Dead.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“What Happens to the Good Cops?” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“How Real Are the Culture Wars?” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“Compulsory Education Might Be a Necessary Evil.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“Magazine Rejections and Learning to Love the Hate.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“Watching Political Conventions is Like Worshiping the Dead.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“The Illusion of American Deterioration.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

“How Does America Recover From This.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).

– Film and Book Reviews –

“The Witch!” – ReVue (2016) (online).

“You Can Do Magic, Honey.” – Splice Today (2017) (online).

Altered Carbon’s Love Affair with Central Casting.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“More Than Just a Familiar Formula.” – Splice Today (2018) (online).

“Letting Go of Game of Thrones.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

Into the Badlands Loses Its Way.” – Splice Today (2019) (online).

“Garlic and Bitters.” – Splice Today (2020) (online).