Publications

Nonfiction  

– Common Dreams (“Democrats Are Losing Control of the Narrative”) November 2021

Los Angeles Review of Books (“Saving Face”) July 2021  

– The Rupture (“Me, Myself, and I”) April 2021 

– Jacobin (“Democrats Aren’t Doing Enough to Address America’s Mental Health Crisis”) March 2021 

– Jacobin (“Journalists Should Stop Relying on Cops’ Lies”) October 2020  

– Common Dreams (“Policing is Not a Public Good”) July 2020 

– Portside (“Andrew Cuomo’s Power Grab is Off Camera”) April 2020    

– Common Dreams (“How Dehumanizing Language Fuels Mass Incarceration”) October 2019     

– Common Dreams (“It’s Time for the Left to Retire the Word ‘Taxpayer’”) August 2019  

– Quarterly West (“Rations”) March 2018      

– LitMag (“Seven Months”) April 2017  

– The Nation (“How Do You Stop Trump? Boycott Debt”) November 2016  

– Cincinnati Review (“Serious Inquiries Only”) November 2016  

– The Baffler (“The Death of the Autodidact”) October 2016  

– The Kenyon Review (“The Great Unknown”) September 2016    

– Pacific Standard (“The Burdens of Burial”) May 2016  

– Puerto del Sol (“Onwards”) April 2016  

– Midnight Breakfast (“Little Boxes”) March 2016 

– The Atlantic (“Unfolding the Coat Hanger”) January 2016  

– Pacific Standard (“The Race Dynamics of Online Dating”) October 2015

– Salon (“The Secret History of Jaywalking”) August 2015

– The Paris Review Daily (“True Blue”) June 2015

– Electric Literature (“On the Stories (Or Lack Thereof) of Joe Brainard”) January 2015

– The Billfold (“Secondhand Brawlers”) January 2015

– Electric Literature (“Making Poetic Sport of the Wounded”) December 2014

– Oyster Review (“The Quiet Ambitions of the Short Novel”) December 2014

– Los Angeles Review of Books (“Musical Strings Infinitely Resonant”) November 2014

– Bookslut (“Coming in from the Cold: Outsider Art in Literature”) November 2014

– The Rumpus (“A Case for the Wasted Vote”) November 2012

– The Rumpus (“California Dreaming”) October 2009

Fiction

– Wildness (“Newton”) November 2021

Salt Hill (“Canvasser”) September 2020

– The Rupture (“Giving”) February 2020

– Wigleaf (“Provenance”) January 2020

– Wigleaf (“Taxonomy”) January 2020

– Wigleaf (“Julienne”) October 2018

– Wigleaf (“Memento Mori”) January 2017

– New South (“Elixir of Life”) March 2016

– matchbook (“Court of Appeals”) November 2015

– The Collagist (“Lever”) October 2015

– Wigleaf (“Oglers”) September 2015

– Booth Journal (“Greenly, Everett and Marion, 1878-1903”) March 2015

– Barrelhouse (“Hermey in New York”) December 2014

– Corium Magazine (“Surveillance”) November 2014

– Wigleaf (“Anamnesis”) October 2014

– Barrelhouse (“Bush League”) July 2014

– The Collagist (“Face”) April 2014

– The Simple Things (“Creases”) April 2014

– Word Riot (Excerpt from Understudies) December 2013

– Vol. 1 Brooklyn (Excerpt from Understudies) November 2013

– NOÖ Journal (“Bellhop Confidential”) October 2013

– The Collagist (Excerpt from Understudies) October 2013

– Tin House (“Feats of Strength”) May 2013

– Wigleaf (“Italia”) January 2013

– Corium Magazine (“Tot”) November 2012

– Melville House (“Herbert Hoover”) October 2012

– Matter Press (“Spoils”) August 2012

– Treehouse (“A Good Meal”) July 2012

– matchbook (“Loafer”) April 2012

– American Short Fiction (“Outlander”) March 2012

– Corium Magazine (“Pas de Deux”) November 2011

– Used Furniture Review (“Weeping King”) October 2011

– Mid-American Review (“Better Halves”) June 2011

– Storyglossia (“Murphy”) April 2011

– Corium Magazine (“Retention”) December 2010

– SmokeLong Quarterly (“Buckaroo”) December 2010

– The Outlet (Four Micros from Visiting Writers) November 2010

– Dark Sky Magazine (“Ways”) November 2010

– kill author (Four Micros from Visiting Writers) October 2010

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Necklace”) October 2010

– Gargoyle (“Hair”) June 2010

– Staccato Fiction (“Interim Coach”) April 2010

– Everyday Genius (Five Micros from Visiting Writers) March 2010

– Gigantic (Four Micros from Visiting Writers) February 2010

– Necessary Fiction (“Obelisk”) February 2010

– JMWW (“No Trophies for Male Gymnasts”) January 2010

– Los Angeles Review (“Directions”) December 2009

– Annalemma Magazine (“Dial”) December 2009

– PANK (“Summit”) November 2009

– Emprise Review (“The Annual Father-Son Fishing Jamboree Sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America”) September 2009

– Storyglossia (“Arrgh Luxury Cruises: An Authentic Pirate Adventure”) July 2009

– Shelf Life Magazine (“Troy’s First Job”) September 2009

– decomP (“Arbor Day”) September 2009

– MonkeyBicycle (“Troubadours”) July 2009

– Pear Noir! (“The Town Changed While I Was on Vacation”) July 2009

– Hobart (“Sparkle”) June 2009

– Keyhole Magazine (“Nose”) June 2009

– Word Riot (“Laces”) June 2009

– PANK (“Ethics”) May 2009

– Buffalo Artvoice (“Souvenirs”) May 2009

– Northville Review (“Prick”) May 2009

– Wigleaf (“Jupiter”) April 2009

– Storyglossia (“Reunion”) April 2009

– For Every Year (“Columbus…”) April 2009

– Mud Luscious (“Monkey”) March 2009

– SmokeLong Quarterly (“Moat”) March 2009

– A capella Zoo (“Pest”) March 2009

– elimae (“Now Let’s See How Fast This Baby Can Go”) March 2009

– Eyeshot (“Low Brow”) March 2009

– FRiGG (“Flemish Art”) January 2009

– FRiGG (“Breaking News”) January 2009

– LITnIMAGE (“All I’ve Got”) January 2009

– mental_floss (“Kissing Babies”) January 2009

– Thieves Jargon (“This Product is Not Tested on Animals”) December 2008

– DOGZPLOT (“Happy Ending Sundae”) December 2008

– Titular (“Kramer”) December 2008

– Temenos (“Wall Street”) December 2008

– Sleepingfish (“Horsie”) December 2008

– decomP (“Let it Snow”) December 2008

– Hobart (“My Store”) October 2008

– Pindeldyboz (“Finders Keepers”) October 2008

– Wigleaf (“Miracle Cake”) October 2008

– elimae (“Death by Chocolate Éclair”) October 2008

– DOGZPLOT (“Dead Ringer”) October 2008

– Boston Literary Magazine (“Blue Blooded”) September 2008

– Titular (“Weird Science”) August 2008

– Eyeshot (“Hear Ye Knives”) July 2008

– DOGZPLOT (“Popemobile”) July 2008

– Prick of the Spindle (“How to be a Badass (Junior Edition)”) July 2008

– elimae (“A Note on the Type”) May 2008

– Eclectica (“Dale”) April 2008

Humor

– Queen Mob’s Teahouse (“The True Story Behind My Incredible Fortune”) October 2016

– Queen Mob’s Teahouse (“An Introduction to Public Statues”) January 2016

– Queen Mob’s Teahouse (“Welcome to the Torture Chamber, Now with a Juice Bar!”) October 2015

– CHEAP POP (“Introducing Curtis”) September 2015

– Queen Mob’s Teahouse (“Torture Report from White-Collar Inmate at Minimum Security Vermont Prison”) January 2015

– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (“Leave Your Jeopardy! Anecdotes to Me”) December 2014

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #7: Cormac McCarthy”) October 2014

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #6: Frederick Exley”) June 2013

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #5: David Foster Wallace”) May 2013

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #4: Samuel Beckett”) April 2013

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #3: George Orwell”) January 2013

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #2: Jack Kerouac”) January 2013

– BULL Men’s Fiction (“Rejection Notes #1: Norman Mailer”) November 2012

– FRiGG (“But Enough About Me”) July 2012

– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (“TV Pitches From a Guy Whose Girlfriend Broke Up with Him Forty-Five Minutes Before the Pitch Meeting”) September 2011

– Defenestration (“A Short History of Sports Circa 2015”) April 2009

– Johnny America (“Blurb”) January 2009

– FRiGG (“Please Mail This In With Your Warranty”) January 2009

– Defenestration (“Lincoln’s Bedpan”) December 2008

– Pequin (“Memo to Staff: Your Incompetence is Killing Me Slowly”) September 2008

– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (“A Guy From Michael Phelps’s Guppy Swim Class Makes a Drunk Dial”) August 2008

– McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (“Baby 2.0”) May 2008

– Johnny America (“The Drop”) April 2008

eBook

– Blurb from Artistically Declined Press, July 2012

– Visiting Writers from Uncanny Valley Press, December 2011

Anthologies

– The Force of What’s Possible: Writers on Accessibility & the Avant-Garde (“On the Merits of Moderation”) Nightboat Books

– Best of the Web 2010 (“Arrgh Luxury Cruises: An Authentic Pirate Adventure”) Dzanc Books

– One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories (“Air Mail”) New Internationalist