Prose (Fiction, Nonfiction, Journalism):

“My Blockbuster,” nonfiction essay, appearing on The Rumpus, May 30th 2019.

“Chronic Pain, ‘Beautiful Suffering’ and the Endurance of Victorian Stoicism,” critical commentary, appearing on, June 19th 2019.

“Anonymous Donor,” short story. Published in Alaska Quarterly Review, Winter/Spring 2018.

“A Genealogy of Collision: Robyn Schiff’s A Woman of Property,” review essay in the Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies 17.1. 2017.

“The Muscle and the Eye,” short story. Published in The Southeast Review, Fall 2015. Read Contributor Spotlight and the story itself here.

  • Nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“Good Faith,” short story. Anthologized in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014. Purchase here or at bookstores.

“I Know Who Likes You,” short story. Published by the Monkeybicycle podcast. Listen and download here.

“Good Faith,” short story.  Published in The Cincinnati Review 9.2, Winter 2013.

“The Bones in Mammal Hall,” nonfiction essay. Published in Confrontation 112 in Fall 2012.

“Weight Loss,” short story. Published by Used Furniture Review, August 27, 2012.

“Shapeway,” short story. Published in Monkeybicycle 9, Summer 2012.  Listen to the story here.



“Badlands.”  Published in Parcel, Fall 2011.

  • Praise for “Badlands”: It’s wonderfully atmospheric, while also incorporating delicate narrative elements, and each time I felt like something familiar was approaching, the poem took me in a different direction. We’re really excited to have it in the magazine. — Kate Lorenz, founding editor

“John and John and John and John.”  Published in Blue Island Review, 2011.



“‘Alive to Distant, Dead to Near’: Masochism, Suicide, and Masculinity in North and South.” Studies in the Novel 51.2 (Summer 2019).

“Rewriting the Romantic Satan: The Sorrows and Cynicism of Marie Corelli,” in The Female Fantastic, 1860-1930: On the Gendered Supernatural in Texts by WomenRoutledge. 2018.

“From ‘Girl Alone’ to ‘Genius’: Corelli’s Transforming Epistolary Rhetoric,” in Reinventing Marie Corelli for the Twenty-First Century. Anthem Press. Forthcoming.

“Mackay, Mary (pseudo. Marie Corelli).” Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception (EBR), eds. Christine Helmer et al. De Gruyter.


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