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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.

Thursday, April 21, 2005


What I saw on my walk last evening:

Blotches of riotous color (azaleas)
Dogwoods in bloom
furrows in our vegetable garden
man redoing his roof
girl out walking her little dog
one dead, but pristine, Copperhead in the middle of the road.

AAAHHHHHH!!!!!! ;)

It didn't really bother me, really. I'm not afraid of snakes to that extent. I did bend down cautiously to make sure he was really dead, though.

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