Published work


The Face of Baseball, from WhiskeyPaper Press. November 2015. Available for purchase at Village Lights Bookstore and online, here.


“The Face of Major League Baseball,” in CALYX Journal, December 2015.

“The kind of story you tell,” in Midwestern Gothic, June 2015.

“Your Life in Other Places,” in Wyvern Lit, February 2015.

“Weeds,” in Atlas Review, January 2015.

“Light,” in Bluestem Magazine, December 2014.

“How to identify birds in the wild,” in Luna Luna Magazine, October 2014

“Fifth-month flowers experienced” a Prints Response Project in Pea River Journal, October 2014

“Far from Home,” in Bartleby Snopes.

“The Hit,” in Stymie Magazine.

“Natural Enemy,” forthcoming in Apeiron Review.

“The Window Box Fan”  in WhiskeyPaper

“The Last Bear in Indiana,” 3rd place in Dialogue-Only Contest at Bartleby Snopes.

“Hell’s Masseuse,” in 50-Word Stories.

“The Rosebush in the Corn,”  in The Legendary

“The Quality of Booze,”  in The Molotov Cocktail

“The Last of the Sperm,” in Boston Literary Magazine.

“Soil,” in Hamilton Stone Review

“The Bar Room Door”  in Cease, Cows

“Welcome”  in Pea River Journal


“Two Women on a Stage,” in storySouth.

“Hidden Figures and Feud: Pop Culture Tales of Occupational Segregation.” at The Society Pages.

“How to Preserve Food for the Winter,” in NomFiction Anthology, at Big Truths, June 2015.

“Today’s Lesson: Both You and Morgan Freeman Are Wrong About Racism” at Gawker.


“From ‘good enough’ to amazing: how to become a better editor of your own work,” forthcoming in Small Print Magazine

How to Submit: Becky Tuch, at Sundog Lit Blog

How to Submit: Leesa Cross-Smith, at Sundog Lit blog.

How to Submit: Matthew Kabik, at Sundog Lit blog.

“Seven  Tips for Surviving NaNoWriMo from Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” in Small Print Magazine.

Hoosiers, plazas and memory palaces: three reasons why place matters. forthcoming in Little Indiana Quarterly Magazine. Fall 2013.

I became a parent by straightening a bathroom towelOffbeat Families. January 30, 2013.

A Very Hoosier Holiday: Christmas Shopping in Madison, IndianaLittle Indiana. Dec. 11, 2012.


Book review, Every Kiss a War, by Leesa Cross-Smith, at Buffalo Almanack

Book review, Liliane’s Balcony, a novella of Falling Water, by Kelcey Parker, at Sundog Lit.

Literary magazine review, “Don’t look away: journal of Witness explores theme of redemption,” at The Review Review.

Scholarly work

Chapter on Gender Inequality in Social Problems. Forthcoming from SAGE Press.