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Fiction and Essays


"Thief of Your Comfort," Rozlyn: Short Stories by Women Writers (Rozlyn Press, 2015)

Articles & Clips

Yours Truly: Craft Lessons from Letters

A monthly column I wrote for Arcadia Magazine's Online Sundries. Each column examines an author's collected correspondence and extracts tips and insight for contemporary writers.

  • Your Ever-Loving Monster Child (Truman Capote)

  • A Bewildering and Stupendous Dream (John Cheever)

  • The Unerring Taste (Alice B. Toklas)

  • Coupla Fine Fellows (Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg)

  • Be Anything But an Architect (Kurt Vonnegut)

Current Projects

  • The Fabulists: Novel.

  • Aflame: Essays about my years spent as a fire performer in a street circus while chronicling the history of fire dancing in global cultures.

Future Projects

  • Thief of Your Comfort: Collected Stories. Literary fiction. Eight stories of eight women from different eras.

  • The Dirty Spoon, Volume I: A collection of stories, interviews and illustrations from Dirty Spoon and the Dirty Spoon Radio Hour. Featuring award-winning authors, chefs, mixologists, service industry workers and emerging writers. Co-edited with Jonathan Ammons.


I am happy to provide photos to accompany my articles or work with professional photographers and stylists on a piece. The following are samples of my own photography.