Selected Work

Nonfiction:

“Secondhand”
From 20 years away, your father’s war looks a lot like smoke…
New Letters, Summer 2020
— “Getting Ahold of the Heart,” New Letters Special Feature and Q&A.

“Eclipse”
To distract myself from the fact that my dog is dying, I check the headlines…

The Sun, January 2018

“Worry”
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


Fiction:

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

Electric Literature’s The Commuter (vol 33), October 2018


Journalism:

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

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