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"Home Help," First Prize, Narrative Magazine short story contest, Winter 2017.


"Around the Corner," New Letters Magazine, Winter 2017, a "notable essay" listing in Best Essays of 2017.

"On Locker Talk and Implicit Prejudice," The Chicago Tribune, October 25th , 2016.

"The Mockingbird Syndrome," New Letters, Winter 2016.

"Saving Bambi," Great Jones Street, 2016.

"White Space," Narrative Magazine, Spring 2009, winner of the Narrative Winter Contest.

"Solly's Corner," Narrative Magazine, Winter 2009.

Excerpt from Bridge of Sand, Prairie Schooner Winter 2009.

"Blackout," Narrative Magazine, Fall 2008.

"Extra Days," in 18 Lies and 3 Truths, the 2007 Story Quarterly Annual, ed.Tom Jenks [storyquarterly.camden.rutgers.edu].

"Chronotope," Prairier Schooner, Summer 2006, winner of the Readers Choice Award.

"Sublet," Ninth Letter, Summer 2005.

"Oracles," Prairie Schooner, Summer 2004, winner of the Reader's Choice Award.

"The Mandelbrot Set," Five Points, Winter 2002; 2003 Pushcart Prize XXVII; Best of the Small Presses, ed. Bill Henderson. reprinted Great Jones Street, 2016.


"Regular," New Letters, spring 2001.

"Deconstruction," Prairie Schooner, Winter 1999 (winner of the Lawrence Foundation Award).

"Report on Professional Activities," Black Warrior Review, Fall 1997 (with interview by Joan Fry); nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

"Uncle Ben's," novella, New Letters, March 1987 (Winner of the New Letters Fiction Award).

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