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Featured Short Stories

Additional Publications

"Death Notices by Text Thread"

Leon Literary Review (forthcoming Feb. 2025)

"The Clarity of Metaphor"

Sheila-Na-Gig 2024 Anthology (Forthcoming)

"They Hide in the Hills"

Grimm Retold (Speculation Publications, 2024)

No Sleep Podcast (Forthcoming)

"Mara Runs"

Black Sheep: Unique Tales of Terror  (Forthcoming)

"Something Ugly"

North American Review (Forthcoming)

"A Wrong Turn on Versailles”
Iron Horse Literary Review (Forthcoming Oct., 2024)

“Resign Your Liberty”
(Formerly“Duga”) Footnote, #10 (Forthcoming July, 2024)

"A Trick, Sure Enough"

Roi Faineant (July 21, 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)

The Closest Thing to Acid”
Atticus Review (April 15, 2024)


Philadelphia Stories (Winter/Spring 2024)

"Survival Skills"

Macqueen's Quinterly (Issue 21)

"The Difference Between There Is and There Are" Sequestrum (Dec. 1, 2023)

"Second Marriage" (as E.K. Riley)

Streetlight Magazine (Dec. 8, 2023)

"True Aim" (as E.K. Riley)

Frontier Tales (Apr. 2023)

“Massage Therapy”

Halloween Party 2023 (Gravelight Press)

“The Paramedic”

Creepy Podcast (Bonus Content April 3, 2023)          

"A Hexed House"

Sequestrum (March 1, 2023)

"My Trichobezoar"

Dark Recesses Press (Feb. 5, 2023)

"When the Wind Blows" (Reprint)

Fiction on the Web (Jan. 30, 2023) 

Best Small Fiction Nominee

"Ghost Heart"

Surely Magazine (Issue 24)


Rockvale Review (Nov. 2022)

Best of the Net Nominee

“Retirement Blues” 

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


Grim and Gilded (Issue 5)

"Hey Boy"

Barely South Review (Vol. 13.2 Spring 2022)

"How Not to Lose"

Pithead Chapel (Vol. 11, Issue 2)


Writer's Digest (Nov./Dec. 2021)

Winner of Writer's Digest Annual Competition


The MacGuffin (Fall 2017)


Ascent (Spring 2017)

Pushcart Award Nominee

“On Rattlesnake Preserve”

The Quill Magazine (Mar. 10, 2017)


The Quill Magazine (Feb. 3, 2017)

“Last Meal”

Stoneboat (Fall 2016, Pushcart nominee)

Second Child
Xavier Review (Summer 2015)


Sanitarium (Aug. 31, 2015)

Short-listed for the Aeon Award

"Planting Billy"

Litro (New York) (Apr. 10, 2015)

"When the Wind Blows"

Referential Magazine (Fall 2014)

Schrödinger’s Cat”

Best Short Stories from the Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest, 2014, Honorable Mention. E-anthology


Revolver (Oct. 2013) 

“Being There the Night Dr. John Died” 

Bellow Literary Journal (Issue 2.1) 

"The Rescue" (Issue 18, Winter 2007)     

“Whatever You Say”

The Veranda (1998)

“Urban Myths”

Tulane Review (Spring 1997)

“Something from Montreal”

Tulane Review (Fall 1996)          

"From Dallas to Venice" Above Ground: An Anthology of Southern Writers (Xavier Press, 1993)

"Fitting In"

Xavier Review (Spring 1992)

"Venetian Dolphins"

Ellipsis (Spring 1992)

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