Selected Works


To distract myself from the fact that my dog is dying, I check the headlines…
The Sun, January 2018

I started at the ape house during my first semester of academic probation…
The Missouri Review, Summer 2016
— Finalist, 2015 Jeffrey E. Smith Editor’s Prize for Essay
— Selected as a Notable Essay in the 2017 Best American Essays anthology


“No Machine”
When the sun is two trees up, the learners call Clyde to the room for work…

Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading (vol 33), October 2018


“Researchers seek treatments for veterans combating chronic injury”
Feature Article. UMSL Daily, November, 2015

“MIMH certifies first deaf Mental Health First Aid instructors”
Feature Article. UMSL Daily, May, 2015

“MIMH hosts suicide prevention conference in Jefferson City”
Feature Article. UMSL Daily, August, 2014