Publications and Awards

Short Fiction

"Midlife Crisis." Tough (March 4, 2019). 

 

"Dust Devils." Flyway: Journal of Writing and Environment (Spring 2018).


"Charming the Worm." Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Wiley Cash Volume X (April 2018).


"Crash." Still: The Journal (Winter 2018).


"Once You've Been a Fox." Quail Bell Magazine (December 29, 2017).


"Remodel." Pif Magazine, Issue 247 (December 2017).


"Two Spells." Weirdbook Magazine - Witches (October 2017).


"Bomb Diggity." Shotgun Honey (September 2017).


"Sparks and Vinegar." The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature (July 2017).


“Thicker Than Water.” Fried Chicken and Coffee (September 2016).


“Bobby Boyd’s Bad Eyes.” Inwood Indiana: Reaping (August 2016).


“Spooky Action at a Distance.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXXV, new series vol. 19, no. 1 (Spring 2016).


“Hard Lesson.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXXIV, new series vol. 18, no. 1 (Spring 2015).


 “The Devil’s Better Half.” Floyd County Moonshine, (February 2009).


“Sawmill Boys.” Appalachian Heritage, vol. 34, no. 4 (Fall 2006).


“Puttin’ Up for Hard Times.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXIV, new series vol. 8, no. 1 (Spring 2005).

Creative Nonfiction

“A Virginia Town.” Floyd County Moonshine, (June 2009).

Organizations

The Virginia Writers Club: Fostering the art, craft, business and advocacy of the literary arts throughout the Commonwealth.

Appalachian Studies Association: To promote and engage dialogue, research, scholarship, education, creative expression, and action among a diverse and inclusive group of scholars, educators, practitioners, grassroots activists, students, individuals, groups and institutions.

Horror Writers Association: Dedicated to promoting dark literature and the interests of those who write it.

Poetry

"Fentanyl." Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel, TBA.

 

"Mountaintop Removal." Minding Nature. Volume 12, Number 1 (Winter 2019).

 

"Glossolalia." Rat's Ass Review. (Winter 2018).

"Competition." Celestial Musings: Poems Inspired by the Night Sky. (December 2018). 


"Old Logging Road." Canary: A Literary Journal of the Environmental Crisis, Issue 42 (Fall 2018).

"The Value of the Poor in the Land of the Free." Pine Mountain Sand and Gravel, Volume 21 (October 2018). 

 

"Purple." Rust+Moth (September 2018).


"Teen Angst." Whurk Magazine, Issue 54 (August 2017).


"Office Escape." Contemporary Haibun Online (July 2017).


"Eleionomae." Eternal Haunted Summer, Summer Solstice 2017 edition.


 “Summer Son.” Belle Reve Literary Journal (May 2017).


“Persistence.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXXVI, new series vol. 20, no. 1 (Spring 2017).


“Spun Sugar.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXXV, new series vol. 19, no. 2 (Fall 2016).


“Untitled.” Three Line Poetry (August 2016).


“Hag’s Revenge.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXXIV, new series vol. 18, no. 2 (Fall 2015).


“Scream of the Butterfly.” We All Live Downstream: writings about mountaintop removal, ed. Jason Howard, Louisville: Motes Books, (2009).


“Snow Day.” The Distillery, vol. XV, no. 2 (January 2009).


“Vast Mysteries.” A! Magazine for the Arts, vol. 15, no. 4. (April 2008), on-line.


“Nothing Much.” A! Magazine for the Arts, vol. 15, no. 4. (April 2008).


“Appalachia Man: Can You Dig It?” A! Magazine for the Arts, vol. 15, no. 4. (April 2008).


“Moving Grundy.” Bluestone Review (Spring 2008).


“Old Logging Road.” Bluestone Review (Spring 2008).


“Where I’m From.” Bluestone Review (Spring 2007).


“Wise County Man.” Bluestone Review (Spring 2007).


“Firing Squad.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXVI, new series vol. 10, no. 1 (Spring 2007).


“Sumac.” Clinch Mountain Review (2006).


“October.” Clinch Mountain Review (2006).


“Housecleaning.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXV, new series vol. 9, no. 2 (Fall 2006).


“Sawmill Burning.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXV, new series vol. 9, no. 2 (Fall 2006).


“Seven Year Itch.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXV, new series vol. 9, no. 2 (Fall 2006).


“Stings.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXV, new series vol. 9, no. 1 (Spring 2006).


“Strawberry Season.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXV, new series vol. 9, no. 1 (Spring 2006).


“Green Onions.” Appalachian Journal: A regional studies review, vol. 33, no. 1 (Fall 2005).


“Blacksnake.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXIV, new series vol. 8, no. 2 (Fall 2005).


“Your Body is My Appalachia,” Jimson Weed, vol. XXIV, new series vol. 8, no. 2 (Fall 2005).


“Pushing Forty.” Jimson Weed, vol. XXIV, new series vol. 8, no. 2 (Fall 2005).

Books

The Mystery of the Monster in Oxbow Lake, with Joshua Levy as illustratorEstonoa Books (2019).

 

Riverswept, Estonoa Books (2017).


Sawmill Boys, Brighid Editions (2010).


St. Peter’s Monsters, Brighid Editions (2009).

Fellowships

Bloodroot Mountain, Writer-in-Residence (TBD).

Awards and Prizes

“Scream of the Butterfly.” Poetry. 2009 Explorations, MECC, First Place.


“Anoint Me.” Poetry. 2009 Explorations, MECC, Second Place.


“Appalachian Goddess.” Poetry. 2009 Explorations, MECC, Honorable Mention.


“Wanted.” Poetry. 2009 Explorations, MECC, Honorable Mention.


“Sawmill Burning.” Poetry. 2006 Appalachian Writers Association James Still Award for Poetry, Third Place.


“Autumn Sacrifice.” Poetry. 2006 Explorations, MECC, Third Place.


“Dirty Secret.” Poetry. 2006 Explorations, MECC, Honorable Mention.


“The Pawpaw Tree.” Short Story. 2006 Explorations, MECC, Second Place.


“June.” Short Story. 2005 Lonesome Pine Short Story Contest, Second Place.


​“Husband.” Poetry. 2005 Explorations, MECC, First Place.


“Fickle Memory.” Poetry. 2005 Explorations, MECC, Second Place.


“Partypooper.” Poetry. 2005 Lonesome Pine Poetry Contest, Third Place.


“Outhouse Lilies.” Short Story. 2003 Lost State Writers Conference, Scholarship Winner.


“Lonely Hollow.” Short Story. 2003 Sherwood Anderson Short Story Contest, Second Place.


“Lunch Hour.” Poetry. 1997 Virginia Highlands Festival Creative Writing Contest, Second Place.


“The Terrapin Herder.” Short-Short Story. 1995 Virginia Highlands Festival Creative Writing Contest, Third Place.

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