Stories from The Decline of Pigeons, published by Queen's Ferry Press,

have appeared in these literary publications:


“Aurora” in The Carolina Quarterly


“Nature” in the Ontario Review, No. 53.


“Sailor Lake” in StoryQuarterly, No. 34


“Phoenix” in New Letters, Vol. 65, No. 2


“Repo Man” in Cutbank, January 2010


“Dinosaurs” in The Sun, Issue 408


"Dinosaurs" is the lead story in the anthology:

New Stories from the Midwest

more info here: Ohio University Press

and a link to buy it on Amazon here

or buy it at IndieBound here


Stories from Sick Beasts have been recognized
by these literary publications:


"Muskellunge," published in  Cagibi 2019: The Print Issue


“This One Is Okay,” published in
Catamaran Literary Reader, Vol. 6, Issue 2


“Lost City,” placed as an Honorable Mention in
Glimmer Train’s July/August 2018 Fiction Open


"Funster," forthcoming in Zone 3


"Spinning Song," forthcoming in Emrys Journal


“String Theory and Other Animals,” forthcoming in Fiction


“Family of Two,” forthcoming in Valparaiso Fiction Review


"Antimatter," forthcoming in Potomac Review



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