I’m the author of THIS WILL GO DOWN ON YOUR PERMANENT RECORD, published by Featherproof Books.

I was named a Tennessee Williams Scholar in Fiction at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, 2012, and have received an Individual Artist Fellowship in Fiction from the Tennessee Arts Commission. I have held residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, and the Ragdale Foundation. 

Short fiction and creative nonfiction have appeared in or at:

Longreads: "Girlhood Gone"

Literary Hub: "Here Are the Things You Should Worry About While Writing a Novel" and "If You Want to Write, Here's the Book for You"

The Oxford American

Smokelong Quarterly: "Map"

Hobart: "Clearance"

Corium: "Ruin"

Wigleaf: "After the Flood"

Quick Fiction

Five Chapters“The Off Season”


Quarterly West

The Sun


McSweeney’s Internet TendencyAn essay about Gillian Welch’s “Everything is Free”

Pindeldyboz.com: “Florida”

Chicago Reader

Nashville Scene