Stories


Literally Stories ⋅ February 2019

Black Bear on White Paper

Deep underground in an endless library, monks hunt for the bear who got into the ink pots.

 

Kasma Magazine ⋅ December 2018

Two Wings, Flightless

A man in a ruined future must destroy a hovership that’s burning up the countryside.

 

Ripples in Space ⋅ November 2018

Good Fulch

A society of sentient machines debate about whether or not they should terminate the last remaining human.

 

Z Publishing’s America’s Emerging Writers ⋅ September 2018

House Divided

A divorced couple splits a house interdimensionally.

 

Rue Scribe ⋅ August 2018

Cuidado

A vitriolic poem critical of violence on women, specifically acid throwing.

 

Ink & Voices ⋅ August 2018

Boar Song

A poem petite about my wife’s mad laughter.

 

The Tishman Review ⋅ April 2018

And We Who Never Died

In a world where the dead inhabit heirlooms, a mother and her children search the house for the recently departed. Nominated for Best Small Fictions.

 

The Tishman Review ⋅ April 2018

Scarabaeidae

A poem comparing my marriage to the life of a dung beetle.

 

Writ in Water ⋅ April 2018

When Men Came

A medieval battle from the point of view of an oak tree.

 

Ghost Parachute ⋅ February 2018

An Old War Hog

A prose paragraph about a substitute teacher who’s a wild pig.

 

HeartWood ⋅ October 2017

Saamiya

A young, suicidal Muslim finds solace in Lord of the Flies.

 

Theme of Absence ⋅ September 2017

The Spheres

A toy shop sells planets and other satellites.

 

Whatever Our Souls ⋅ July 2017

Dredge

A necromancer discovers he’s the target of an adventuring hero.

 

Defenestration Magazine ⋅ December 2016

Flexible Groups

A classroom full of the gifted and talented must co-exist with a student who is useless at everything.

 

365 Tomorrows ⋅ September 2016

Pink Pastures

A city of pleasure is plagued by a swamp of pink flesh.