Fiction

My short fiction has appeared in The Headlight Review, Ginosko Literary Journal, Please See Me, Indiana Voice Journal, and Pilcrow & Dagger.
"Dial-a-Bird"
The Headlight Review (Fall 2022)

Owls run a cleaning service staffed by various bird species, but its operations leave something to be desired when Billy the parrot calls to request their services.

"The Central String"
Ginosko Literary Journal, pp. 33-37 (Fall 2021)

A man cannot appreciate his parents' love until life experience changes his perspective, so that he understands love is the central string to which everything around it resonates.

"Sylmar"

Please See Me (Winter 2020)

 

A mental patient is obsessed with his ever-impending discharge from a state hospital to a step-down facility in Sylmar, but things do not go entirely as he expected when he makes it there.

"To Know"

Indiana Voice Journal (June 2016)

A brief meditation on dying involving a yoga teacher.

"Grandfather's Gift"

Pilcrow & Dagger (Oct. 2015)

A short story about the extremes it sometimes takes for us to appreciate the gifts we have.