Drawing inspiration from place and art, these short stories are held together by thematic pressure of stagnation and yearning to break out, sometimes in a self-destructive way. Each story is a baton pass to the next in that way.
“Orange and Yellow” // The Ekphrastic Review (April 9, 2022)
“Open Window” // Grain Magazine (Winter 2018)
“Blue Dove” // The SFWP Quarterly (May 2016)
SHORT STORY COLLECTION
“Wild Hearts Don't Break and Other Stories: 1980”
Longlisted for the 2022 Santa Fe Writers Project Award!
A multi-voice novel about loss, guilt, the fierce beauty of nature, and the ambiguity of good and evil. Former NPR book reviewer Alan Cheuse called the anti-hero character, Jack Allsman, “Faulkneresque.”