It’s long been my dream for my work to appear in Conjunctions. So proud that my story “The Cathedral is a Mouth” appears in Sanctuary: The Preservation Issue.

Vol. 70


My chapbook, After the Death of Shostakovich Père (winner of the PANK chapbook contest), will launch this spring 2018, at AWP Tampa. This one is about Shostakovich (of course!), my father and his artwork, and my love for the stories of Jorge Luis Borges. And there are photos! And a ghost story in the middle! If you’re going to AWP, come get a copy.

Pretty cool that Electric Literature published my essay “Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Magical Objects” on Cyber Monday, 2017. When we can buy so much stuff, does any of it feel magical or powerful?

Take a look at my newest fairy tale, “Seventh,” in Dark Matter Journal, #8

I’m so excited to be reading and discussion revision with the great Matt Bell and great Jedediah Berry at Hugo House on October 8.

And it’s free!

Be there or be square!

I’ll be reading from 26 Abductions at Richard Hugo House in Seattle, WA on June 3. 2015.

Check it out!

“Dark Season”  in Pacifica Review was called the Best Story I Read in a Lit Mag This Week by Ross McMeekin. Read his review here: