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Fat Girl, Terrestrial, Fiction Collective 2, 2012
Skin, University of Nebraska Press, Flyover Fiction Series, editor: Ron Hansen, 2006
Compression Scars, winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award, UGA Press, 2002


"The Girl, the Wolf, the Crone," My Mother She Ate Me, My Father He Killed Me, ed. Kate Bernheimer, Penguin, 2011
"Rabbit Catcher of Kingdome Come," Best American Fantasy, ed. Kevin Brockmeier, 2010
"Secession, XX," in Not Normal, Illinois: Peculiar Fictions from the Flyover, U of Indiana Press, 2009
"Infarction," in You Have Time for This: Contemporary American Short-Short Stories, Ooligan Press, 2008
"Transmigration," in Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry About Birds, North Point, 2004

Selected Short Fiction and Novel Chapters

"Moon, Moon, My Honey," forthcoming in The Kenyon Review
"A Unified Theory of Human Behavior," forthcoming in American Short Fiction
"L'Enfant de Paradis," forthcoming in Unstuck
"Animalmancy," forthcoming in The Normal School
"Ever After," Fairy Tale Review
"The Ungainly Appetite of Wallis Armstrong," Sou'wester
"The Rising Girl," The Kenyon Review
"In the Hatred of a Minute," Nimrod
"The Incinerating Place," Puerto del Sol
"Walrus Disgrace," SuperArrow
"The Sorrows," Ninth Letter
"Gaythal Dethloff, Mother of Murder," The Collagist 
"Turncoat," Huffington Post 
"The Girl, the Wolf, the Crone," Fairy Tale Review
"Four Horsemen," DIAGRAM
"Shambles," Flash: The International Short-Short Magazine
"Desertion," Double Room
"The Soft-Footed Phantom Speaks," Third Coast
"Couvade," Sonora Review
"The End of the World, the Wend of the Lord," DIAGRAM
"Rabbit Catcher of Kingdom Come," Fairy Tale Review
"Threnody," Ninth Letter
"Requiem for the Living," CutBank
"Digesting the Father," The Kenyon Review
"Star-Dogged Moon," The Gettysburg Review
"Secession, XX," The Kenyon Review
"Translation," Der Wandler: Zeitschrift für Literatur
"Swallowing Angels Whole," Third Coast
"Rachel in the Mirror," The Gettysburg Review
"Hallie Out of This World," Prairie Schooner
"Sherman and the Swan," Chelsea
"Blue Skin," Columbia: A Magazine of Poetry and Prose
"Godlight," Another Chicago Magazine


"Oh, To Be In Love," The First Time I Heard Kate Bush, Rosecliff Press, 2012
"The 'skirls and skreaks' of the 'deserving dead,' Stanley Elkin's Death-Defying Maximalism,"
in Casebook on Stanley Elkin's The Magic Kingdom, Dalkey Archive Press
"Confluence," Flannery O'Connor: In Celebration of Genius, Hill Street Press, 2000