Stories

  • “Plates, by Bing and Grøndahl,”  (Two Plates), The Museum of Americana, forthcoming
  • “Outside the Lighted Window,” “Hare in the Snow,” “Behind the Frozen Window,” “Mother’s Day,” “Pheasants in the Snow,” & “Skating Couple,” The Harvard Advocate, forthcoming, Summer 2017
  • “My Mother in Jönköping,” Great Jones Street, Spring 2017
  • “Children in the Bar,” “Little Museums,” “Clover” & “New Years Resolution,” Five Points, 17.3, Fall 2016
  • “Pelicans Leaving Rural Pennsylvania,” “Returns,” & “Common Disagreements,” Great Jones Street 
  • “Human Contact Near Philadelphia, 2012 – 2014,” Hayden’s Ferry Review, Issue 58,  Summer 2016
  • “Exquisite, Exemplary” Subtropics, Issue 20/21, Summer 2016
  • “A Lesser Trouble,” Midwestern Gothic, Issue 18, Summer 2015
  • “Up To and Including Our Limits,” Hotel Amerika, Volume 12.2, Winter 2015
  • “First Beef,” Wigleaf, December 2014
  • “Nearest,” Green Mountains Review Online, September 2014
  • “Permission,” “Consolation,” & “Presentation,” D I A G R A M, Autumn 2014
  • “We Have Them to Raise Us,” Chicago Tribune Books: Printers Row Journal, December 2013
  • “Swedish Shingles,” Monkeybicycle, Fall 2013
  • “The Garden, The Blunder, The Baby,” MAYDAY Magazine | New American Press, Fall 2013
  • “Cabins,” Subtropics, Spring/Summer 2013 & The O. Henry Prize Stories 2015 (also a really nice post by LitHub)
  • “The Pants and the Belt,” Thumbnail Magazine, January 2013
  • “Tomtens,” Fairy Tale Review, The Grey Issue, Spring 2012
  • “Our Time in Norrmalmstorg,” Laurel Review, Spring 2012
  • “We Feel and Expect,” and “We Figured on a Lifetime,” The Collagist, January 2012
  • “People,” “Accidents,” and “O Sweet One in the Bluff,” New World Writing, Fall 2011
  • “When I lose track of the children, 5 & 7, at Costco,” SmokeLong Quarterly, Fall 2011
  • “When I Pass Out During a Haircut,” “When I Ease up on the Extracurriculars,” and “When Our Son, 24, Brings us His First Girlfriend,” New South, Winter 2011
  • “Last Cottage,” Cincinnati Review, Summer 2010 & Best American Mystery Stories 2011
  • “Damage,” “Moves,” and “Wet,” CutBank, Spring/Summer 2010
  • “Inside Voices” and “The Assistance,” New Orleans Review, Spring 2010
  • “In Lapland,” The Gettysburg Review, Fall 2009
  • “Check the Baby,” “I am Sleeping,” and “Afternoon,” Gulf Coast, Summer/Fall 2009
  • “The Cook at Swedish Castle,” Black Warrior Review, Spring/Summer 2007