Cingo, Cingere, Cinxi, Cinctum

Winner of the 2017 Calvino Prize, selected by Brian Evenson. Forthcoming in Salt Hill. (An earlier version of this story appeared in the “Pharmacopoeia” issue of the UK-based Sein und Werden.)


Set to music by the talented composer Rebecca Sacks. Premiered by the Tufts University Chamber Singers, November 20, 2016.

The Godliness of Debbie Toledano

Read it in Washington Square. (Print only.)

You alone are privy to this vision

At SmokeLong Quarterly. Read the “Smoking” interview here.
Longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50 (Very Short Fictions, 2012).

The Puzzle

In The Writing Disorder.
…And in The Writing Disorder’s print anthology, The Best Fiction and Nonfiction of 2012.


Appearing in RESIST! (downloadable ebook). Brought to you by mixer publishing.

The Author Comes To Town

At Knee-Jerk.

On the Red (Reed) Sea: An Inquiry

In elimae.

Minutes From Here

Reprinted with permission of the editors of Barrelhouse.

I am the Kitten

In the debut issue of Flywheel.

Palestine, Texas

An Untoward Magazine Featured Fiction.

Bite History

At Word Riot.

Miss Schaffzin is a Tall, Thin, Casually Groomed White Female in No Distress

An AGNI Online Exclusive.

Birthright City

In the HarperPerennial anthology of new short fiction, Forty Stories.
Finalist in the September 2010 Glimmer Train Fiction Open.

Once in Cuba

To read this one, pick up a copy of Post Road. (Print only.)


In Issue 5.2 of Flash: The International Short-Short Story Magazine.


Appearing in PANK.

La Fruta Del Diablo

At the subversive online lit mag Work.

All the Comforts of Home

On The Planet Formerly Known As Earth.