My Publications


Short Story

Black Bear on White Paper
Literally Stories — February 2019
Deep underground in an endless library, monks hunt down a bear.

 

Two Wings, Flightless
Kasma Magazine — December 2018
A man in a ruined future must destroy a rogue hovership.

 

Good Fulch
Ripples in Space — November 2018
Robots debate whether to terminate the last human.

 

House Divided
Z Publishing’s America’s Emerging Writers — September 2018
A divorced couple splits their house interdimensionally.

 

Saamiya
HeartWood — October 2017
A young, suicidal Muslim finds solace in Lord of the Flies.

 

Dredge
Whatever Our Souls — July 2017
A necromancer discovers he’s being hunted by a hero.

 

Flexible Groups
Defenestration Magazine — December 2016
A classroom full of the gifted and talented must co-exist with a student who is useless.

 

Flash Fiction

Birdu Vanilla
365 Tomorrows — August 2019
A new video game threatens the United States.

 

The Garden of Forking Palms
Mojave River Review — June 2019
A man wakes up to find a garden in his hand.

 

And We Who Never Died
The Tishman Review — April 2018
In a world where the dead inhabit heirlooms, a family searches the house for the recently departed.
Nominated for Best Small Fictions.

 

When Men Came
Writ in Water — April 2018
A medieval battle from the point of view of a tree.

 

An Old War Hog
Ghost Parachute — February 2018
Surreal prose about a substitute teacher who’s a wild boar.

 

The Spheres
Theme of Absence — September 2017
A toy store that sells planets.

 

Pink Pastures
365 Tomorrows — September 2016
A city of pleasure is plagued by a swamp of flesh.

 

Verse

Cuidado
Rue Scribe — August 2018
A poem critical of female violence.

 

Boar Song
Ink & Voices — August 2018
A poem petite about my wife’s mad laughter.

 

Scarabaeidae
The Tishman Review — April 2018
A poem comparing my marriage to the ecology of dung beetles.