remembrance

It doesn't feel right to not acknowledge, to write something. Didn't you write a whole book about your grief? Yes, I did. But it will never be enough. I'll never write enough words to purge the amount of grief that lives inside me. It's regenerative. Every year I try to think of some way, some... Continue Reading →

New story: ‘Mugshot’

I've got a new short piece up at EntropyMag.org called 'Mugshot.' I still try to make words, even though I'm tired all the time. Things are happening. I've got a couple things coming together, but while we're waiting for that to simmer check out the new story I put out by clicking here

Are You Still Writing?

This has come up a lot lately, especially at AWP, and the answer is: Yes. of course. Am I actively publishing/being published? Not as much, no. But I’m building things back up. This past year has been wild. The last couple. All 33 of them, really. I was a server for 15 years. I couldn’t... Continue Reading →

ICYMI: interviews, essays, and reviews 

Recent interweb appearances: I've got an essay up at CLASH about alcohol, bees, and anxiety called "This Super Cool Thing Where Everything Gives Me Anxiety"   Also up at CLASH is an installment of an interview series from Gabino Iglesias called Skin Stories where Gabino talks to writers about their tattoos. Here's mine 🖤  ... Continue Reading →

super surreal

I read at Powell's City of Books for Smallpressapalooza. I've spent so many hours browsing the shelves of Powell's and now my little pink bummer and I are on one. I got to stand at this awesome fucking podium with my heart thumping out of my chest and share the words I wrote. Never would... Continue Reading →

Color Wheel 

Holly Golightly calls them "the mean reds." Sometimes they come in concurrence with the blues, which I guess makes them something like "the awkward purples." It makes me not want to leave bed or get any work done. I feel totally unmotivated and uninspired and that's been really rough because there are things to do... Continue Reading →

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