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 Short Stories

Since You Must Have an Explanation"

Same Faces Collective (forthcoming Issue 15)

"Death Notices by Text Thread"

Leon Literary Review (forthcoming)

"A Trick, Sure Enough"

Roi Faineant (forthcoming)

“The Clarity of Metaphor”

Sheila-Na-Gig Anthology (forthcoming)

 “They Hide in the Hills”

(Audio) No Sleep Podcast (forthcoming)

(Print) Grimm Retold: An Anthology

          (forthcoming from Speculation Publications) 

""Mara Runs"

Black Sheep: Unique Tales of Terror and Wonder 

            (forthcoming)

"Something Ugly"

North American Review (forthcoming)

“A Wrong Turn on Versailles”

​Iron Horse Literary Review (Oct. 2024)

 “Resign Your Liberty” (“Duga”)

Footnote, #10 (July, ’24)

"Since You Must Have an Explanation"

Same Faces Collective (forthcoming July 30, 2024)

 

"Waiting for Abalone Over a Discussion of Favorite Books"

Bethlehem Writers Roundtable (July 1, 2024)

 

"A Memo from Your Overworked P.R. Agent on How to Be Famous"

Defenestration (May 22, 2024)

 

"Gentian Violet"

New Flash Fiction Review (May 15, 2024)

 

"Duga"

Philadelphia Stories (Winter/Spring 2024)

 

“The Closest Thing to Acid”  

Atticus Review (April 15, 2024)

 

 “Survival Skills”

MacQueen’s Quinterly (Jan.1, 2024)

 

2024

2023

"The Difference Between There Is and There Are"

Sequestrum (Dec. 1, 2023)

"Second Marriage"

Streetlight Magazine (Dec. 8, 2023,  as EK Riley)

"True Aim"

Frontier Tales (Apr. 2023, as EK Riley)

"The Paramedic"

Creepy Podcast (Bonus Content April 3, 2023)

"Massage Therapy"

Halloween Party 2023 (Gravelight Press)

"A Hexed House"

Sequestrum (Mar. 1, 2023)

"My Trichobezoar"

Dark Recesses Press Webzine (Feb. 5, 2023)

When the Wind Blows” (reprint)

Fiction on the Web (Jan. 30, 2023)

BEST OF THE NET NOMINEE

"Ghost Heart"

Surely Magazine (Issue 24, Dec. 2022)

 

"Incipient"

Rockvale Review (Nov. 2022)

“Retirement Blues”

Ink Stain Anthology, Vol. 14 (Oct. 2022)

"Jaa"

Grim & Gilded (Issue 5)

"Hey Boy"

Barely South Review (Vol.13.2, Spring 2022)

"How Not to Lose"

Pithead Chapel (Vol.11.2, Feb. 2022)

2022

2021

""Tracks"

Writer's Digest (Nov/Dec 2021)

WINNER, 90TH ANNUAL COMPETITION (MAINSTREAM/LITERARY)
 

"Crow"

The MacGuffin (Fall  2017)

"Baja"

Ascent (Spring 2017)

PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINEE

"On Rattlesnake Preserve"

The Quill (Mar. 10, 2017)

"Unbreaking"

The Quill (Feb. 3, 2017"

2017

2016

""Last Meal"

Stoneboat (Fall 2016)

PUSHCART PRIZE NOMINEE
 

"When the Wind Blows"

Referential Magazine (Fall 2014)

"Schrodinger's Cat"

Best Short Stories from the Saturday Evening

Post Great American Fiction Contest, 2014.

HONORABLE MENTION

"The Rescue"

Ducts (Issue 18, Winter 2007)

BEST OF DUCTS

2014

"Second Child"

Xavier Review (Summer 2015)

"Walls"

Sanitarium (Aug. 31, 2015)

SHORT-LISTED FOR AEON AWARD

"Planting Billy"

Litro Magazine (Apr. 10, 2015)

 

2015

2013

"Token"

Revolver (Oct. 2013)

 

"Being There the Night Dr. John Died"

Bellow Literary Journal (Issue 2.1)

2007

1998

"Whatever You Say"

The Veranda (1998)

"Urban Myths"

Tulane Review (Spring 1997)

1997

1996

"Something from Montreal"

Tulane Review (Fall 1996)

"From Dallas to Venice"

Above Ground: An Anthology of Southern Writers

          (Xavier Press, 1993)

1993

1992

"Fitting In"

Xavier Review (Spring 1992)

"Venetian Dolphins"

Ellipsis (Spring 1992)

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