New Work to Appear in Prime Number Receives Flash Fiction Contest Prize

I am delighted to share that my flash fiction, “The Parable of the Yacht,” has won the Prime Number Magazine Flash Fiction Contest for January and will appear in Issue 131!


New Work in Saw Palm


I’m delighted for my short story, “Seaworthy,” to appear in Saw Palm alongside many writers and teachers I admire, including wonderful poet, memoirist, and UM Professor Maureen Seaton and novelist and visual artist Cristina García.


Artifact Chat Explores Alpine Rescue


This month, I caught up with Tom Wood, Field Director of the Alpine Rescue Team in Evergreen, Colorado and 19-year veteran Alpine Rescuer, to talk about his memoir, to get his insight into the evolution of mountain rescue, and to learn about the challenges facing those in the modern day rescue business. Check it out here.


New Story in Epiphany!


I’m delighted from my short story, “There’s Always Someone to Love,” to appear in the fall issue of Epiphany. If you’re in New York next week, check out their Launch Party at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture’s Manhattan space!


Artifact Chat Podcast Releases New Episode

launch-ringIn this episode of Artifact Chat, my guest, Roland Miller, shares experiences accumulated over twenty-five years of photographically documenting and interpreting the United States space program including insights into his book of photography, Abandoned in Place: Preserving America’s Space History. Check it out at


Lit Counts: Housekeeping in Rochester, Minnesota


The good people at Lighthouse were kind enough to publish this blog post that I wrote as part of their Lit Counts series, in which writers and readers express why supporting and elevating literary arts—the mission of Lighthouse Writers Workshop—is important to them.