When I was growing up scientists were just beginning to talk about preserving the ozone layer. People were urged to stop using aerosol cans. Now, years later, even after the danger has become increasingly evident, I see people driving huge gas-guzzling Hummers all around me. What will it take for us to take this risk to the ozone seriously?
- My work can be found in REAL: Regarding Arts and Letters, The Jabberwock Review, The Emerson Review, Storyglossia, The MacGuffin, Confrontation, Passages North, SmokeLong Quarterly, elimae, wigleaf, Pank, New Delta Review, and Gargoyle #57, among others. One of my stories has been translated into Farsi by Asadollah Amraee, and many others by Jalil Jafari, two of which have been published in the Iranian journal, Golestaneh Magazine. Currently, I'm an Associate editor for Narrative Magazine. In 2011, I was awarded the Carol Houck Smith Contributor Scholarship for the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.