Creative Writing

These are short pieces of creative writing that I’ve published in literary magazines. I don’t publish much in literary magazines any more. Now and then, though, I’ll publish a poem on my blog.


Why Birds Have Wings.” Short Story. Bayou 49 (2008): 100-01.

Mahmudiyah.” Short Story. Pindeldyboz. Sept. 24, 2007. [Read Online]. Nominated by Pindeldyboz editors for the StorySouth 2008 Million Writers Award for Fiction.

Nannies.” Short Story. Descant 46 (2007): 98-99.

Summer Storm.” Poem. Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review 28 (2007): 49.

Guantanamera.” Short Story. Ecotone 2.2 (2007): 144 [View Online].

The Sting.” Short Story. News and Observer (Raleigh, NC), Sunday Reader, Section D, page 2. April 8, 2007.

Curtains.” Short Story. Flashquake 6.1 (2006). [Read Online]

Private Alex.” Essay. The Carolinian. 2006.

Letter to the EditorThe Believer Magazine 3.1 (2005): 2.

Where Have They Gone.” Poem. Illya’s Honey 10.3 (2004): 34.

Leolyn’s Diary.” Poem. Evansville Review 14 (2004): 67.

Leaves.” Poem. Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review 21 (2003): 34-35.

Mountain Lion.” Poem. Wildacres Poetry (2003): 43.

Moment.” Poem. Ellipsis 39 (2003): 5.

Echo.” Poem. California Quarterly 29.2 (2003): 14.

It Is Time.” Poem. Connecticut River Review 23.1 (2003): 52.

Jezebel.” Poem. The Chaffin Journal (2002): 25-26.

Little Girl.” Poem. Brownstone Review 9 (2000): 50.

She Says Suffering.” Poem. Sarasota Review (2000): 45-47.

Ceres and the Serpent.” Poem. Sarasota Review (2000): 48.

Bathsheba.” Poem. Sarasota Review (1999): 75-76.

Heart Beat.” Poem. Sarasota Review (1999): 74.

Some Girls.” Short Story. Currents Magazine. April 1997, at 3.