The Body Underwater

Working on what might become a novella. There are days when the writing comes easy and other days it’s real a struggle because I want to get this right. This story is about a trangender woman living in Fairbanks, Alaska in the late eighties. If this story were a dive or a ice skating routine … More The Body Underwater

I’m Here: Alaska Stories collection complete

This past year I’ve been working hard on a new collection of stories. But surprise surprise. As the writing process moved into the difficult middle stages the book cleaved into two. One of those books, I’m Here: Alaska Stories, contains 10 stories dramatizing life in Alaska and specifically the interior. I’m very happy with it. … More I’m Here: Alaska Stories collection complete

A Tourist in the Land of Plenty in Southwest Review

My story “A Tourist in the Land of Plenty” will be appearing in the new issue of Southwest Review.¬†Like a lot of my stories lately it’s about the process of storytelling (I guess I’ve always written about this subject) and, more specifically, how stories are used to empower¬†the people who tell them. The story of … More A Tourist in the Land of Plenty in Southwest Review

I’m Here

My short story I’m Here will be appearing in the Spring issue of Prairie Schooner. I’m Here is about a lot of things–race, body politics, sexual fantasy, horses, internet predators–but mostly it’s about being cold and alone. Read the first page here: The horse leans into the shed wall like a drunk, fettled skull lowered, … More I’m Here

New Site

I’ve revamped my site with the help of the fantastic web designer Aida de I’Isle. Check out old and new work here.