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BABY'S ON FIRE: STORIES

 

THE NIGHT, AND THE RAIN, AND THE RIVER (Editor)

“The stories in The Night, and the Rain, and the River will make you grasp and grow your heart, offering up a bright light in our often overcast skies.” —Natalie Serber, author of Shout Her Lovely Name

“I love this book like I love the ocean. The Night, and the Rain, and the River gets under your skin and travels your body from the first page." —Lidia Yuknavitch, author of The Small Backs of Children

 

SELECTED ESSAYS

Potomac Review, Descendant(s), Issue 61

Essay Daily, On Didion's Trail at the Royal Hawaiian, October 2, 2017

Hawai‘i Pacific Review, Bombs Away, July 2017

Baltimore Review, A Haole Guide to Hawaiian Taxonomy, Spring 2017

Origins, Flying Under Assumed Names, Fall 2016

Stirring: A Literary Collection, A Change in Altitude, December 2015

Hippocampus Magazine, "The Erection Question," July 1, 2015

The Butter, "The Terrible Things I Learned About My Dad," April 9, 2015

NAILED, "Definition of Your (New) Self," December 2014

Summerset Review, "Anatomy of an Autopsy Report," September 2014

The Rumpus, “In Sickness and In Health,” June 2013

Forward: The Sisterhood, "Why Elle Magazine Isn't Taken Seriously," June 2013

Hayden’s Ferry Review, “This Is Your Birth Certificate,” Spring 2012

Minnetonka Review, “Second Skin,” July 2010 (Editor’s Prize, Pushcart Nomination)

Salon, “Lockerbie: The Flight She Missed,” August 25, 2009

Subtropics, “Under the SheetsIssue #4

Who's Your Mama?Is Life Without Kids Worth Living?” (anthology/Soft Skull Press)

Massage & Bodywork Magazine, “Taking Size in Stride: Working with Obese Clients," March/April 2009

 

AUTHOR INTERVIEWS &

GUEST BLOGS

Interview with Stevan Allred, for Los Angeles Review, September 2013

Open Bar: Tin House, "Annie Bloom's Books," July 23, 2013

Annotation NationOn “This Won’t Take But a Minute, Honey" by Steve Almond, May 30, 2013

The Missouri Review Blog,  On “Sonny’s Blues,” by May 23, 2013

Los Angeles Review, Interview with Steve Almond, for  May 2010

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SELECTED FICTION

r.k.v.r.y. quarterly, Covered in Red Dirt, January 2017

Cream City Review, The Road to Lila Bankhead's Farm, Winter 2016/17

Carve, “A Space You Can Fall Into,” September 2013

Hunger Mountain, “When Cody Told Me He Loves Me on a Weird Winter Day,” January 2011

Los Angeles Review, “My Son’s Father,” Fall 2009

Iron Horse Literary Review, “The Adventures of a Maya Queen,” Summer 2008 (Pushcart nomination)

Storyglossia, “I See You in the Bright Night,” March 2008

Gertrude, Issue #13, “Echoes of You,” (Finalist, Fiction Chapbook Contest: novel excerpts)

Juked, Issue #5, “He Never Gave It to You Straight" (Fiction Prize Finalist)

Cream City Review, “Astronomical Objects,” Fall 2008

Vestal Review, “Like Butterflies or Fireflies,” Issue #36 (Pushcart Nomination)

Contrary, “What Walt Whitman Said” Winter 2006

Subtropics, “Underneath the Magnolia Tree When Magnolias Were in Bloom” Issue #2

Berkeley Fiction Review, “Long and Thin,” Spring 2006 (Winner, Sudden Fiction Competition)

ZYZZYVA, “Veronica,” Winter 2005

 

 

 

 

Artwork by Clare Carpenter

 

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