His short stories have been published in a number of literary magazines including Bayou Magazine, Beloit Fiction Journal, The Carolina Quarterly, The Los Angeles Review, Adelaide Literary Magazine, Mystery Tribune, The Writing Disorder, Five2One Magazine, Pennsylvania Literary Journal, Turnrow and Carve. His first fiction publication, "Angus in Extremis", appeared in San Francisco's Oyster Boy Review and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize, and his most recent, "The Thief of Oakland Hills", which appeared in Bayou Magazine, Fall 2022, was nominated for The Best American Short Stories, 2023. He has an MFA in Fiction from Bennington College.

Awards

WRITING AWARDS


  • The Best American Short Stories, 2023, Nomination, "The Thief of Oakland Hills"
  • Curt Johnson Fiction Award, 2015, Finalist, "What Things, These Things, Stir the Heart"
  • Pushcart Prize, 2001, Nomination, "Angus in Extremis"