Educational Background

  • MFA, New Mexico State University

Teaching Interests

  • Creative writing: fiction (the short story, the short short story, the novel), screenwriting (film, TV, web series), poetry, creative nonfiction
  • Contemporary American literature

Current Projects and Research Interests

  • Big Lonesome, story collection, forthcoming fall 2016 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • The Made-Up Man, novel, forthcoming spring 2017 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • Burnham Square, video web series, a collaboration with Clarion New Media

Selected Publications

"Horseman Cowboy," North American Review, forthcoming

"Life Story," Kenyon Review Online

"Father's Day," Post Road


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