Creative nonfiction:

Hold Still,” Booth 17, Fall 2022, and online July 2, 2021 (nominated by Booth for a Pushcart Prize)

Fiction / short stories:

“Goodbye, Kellerman,” Chicago Quarterly Review 27, 2018

“Threat Response,” Water-Stone Review 20, 2017 (an earlier version of this story was selected by Edwidge Danticat as a finalist for the 2016 Kore Press Short Fiction Award)

“At The Riverbanks,” The Florida Review 41.1, Spring 2017

“Fair Play,” Fifth Wednesday Journal 18, Spring 2016

The Decider,” Crab Orchard Review 20.2, Summer/Fall 2015

“In Miniature,” Fiction International, 48, 2015

My writing has previously appeared in magazines, newspapers, and other media. Before I knew the term creative nonfiction, I was submitting personal essays to the Chicago Tribune (my first published essay) and Chicago Parent. Two fun pieces from the past: “I’m more mature than you are,” and “Food fight!