“The Shadow Boyfriends.” Atlas and Alice. September, 2022.

“The Disappearing.” Fictive Dream. January, 2022.

“The Other Winslow Sister.” Necessary Fiction. October, 2021.

“Tornado Weather.” Fiction Southeast. August, 2021.

“Inked.” Heavy Feather Review. October, 2020.

“For Our Own Protection.” X-R-A-Y Magazine. July, 2020.

“Rumors of Ice.” Booth. February, 2020.

Naming the Universe.Barren Magazine. October, 2019.

On Fire.matchbook. October, 2019.

Rules and Regulations for the Shape of the Sky.” Cotton Xenomorph. October, 2019.

Kiev to Carolina.” the museum of americana. March, 2019.

The Mermaids Grow Old.” Pithead Chapel. February, 2019.

The Magician.”  Wigleaf. September, 2018.

“The Water Cathedral.” (Novel excerpt) Seven Hills Review. Summer, 2018.

An East Coaster Considers California.” Stirring: A Literary Collection. Spring, 2018.

View of the End of the World from the Holiday Inn Express – Salina” Jellyfish Review. February, 2018.

Gravity, Reduced.” SmokeLong Quarterly. January, 2017.

Baby in Light.” Postcard Poems & Prose. January, 2017.

The Astronauts’ Baseball League.” Monkeybicycle. November, 2016.

“Loving Marie.” Nimrod International Journal of Poetry and Prose. Spring, 2010.

“Brave Like Soldiers.” Touchstone. Spring, 2010.


In Foxfield.” Lost Balloon. July, 2019.

Origin Story.” Tahoma Literary Review. December, 2016.


The Bitter Kind by Tara Lynn Masih and James Claffey. SmokeLong Quarterly. June, 2020.

The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb. The Journal of American Folklore. Vol. 132, No. 523. Winter, 2019.

New Micro: Exceptionally Short Stories, edited by James Thomas and Robert Scotellaro. SmokeLong Quarterly. August, 2018.

The Vacationers by Emma Straub. Washington Independent Review of Books. August, 2014.

The Kept by James Scott. Washington Independent Review of Books. February, 2014.

A Hundred Flowers by Gail Tsukiyama. Washington Independent Review of Books. September, 2012.

Interviews & Misc.

“What We Wish to Carry Forward: An Interview with Tara Isabel Zambrano.” jmww. September, 2020.

“Dear Wigleaf” postcard. Wigleaf. September, 2018.

Smoke & Mirrors: An Interview with Kara Oakleaf.SmokeLong Quarterly, interview by Dana Diehl.  March, 2017.

“Smoke & Mirrors: An Interview with H.M. Cotton.” SmokeLong Quarterly. December, 2015.

Guest Reader Interview. SmokeLong Quarterly, interview by Megan Giddings. August, 2015.