Pulpo

Published in SmokeLong Quarterly. “Her papa’s hands tremble as he opens the olives—something she can do but asks for help with anyway. It is the same sort of lid the…
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Apollo and Daphne

Published in Penn Review 50.2 “One day, you will find me climbing a stool in the Galleria Borghese, stretching until my body/my face/my breasts/the notch in my hip above where…
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Shallowing

Published in TriQuarterly Winter/Spring 2016 “Caro swung the muzzle of the shotgun up and trained the barrel on a dove. From the doorway of the sagging porch, she could see…
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El Feo

Published in Tudor Close: A Mystery Anthology “Zee Toledo shifted in his waders, causing dark ripples to circle his legs like bullseyes. The body caught under the lip of his…
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Clown

Published in Spilt Infinitive “Taking the acid from the bus boy had been a dumb idea. That was last night after close, when she was loopy and tired and flush…
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Pinched Magnolias

Published in Greensboro Review Issue 97 Winner of the 2014 Robert Watson Fiction Prize “Dalia brought the butt of her shotgun to her shoulder. Everything was damp, clammy, and the…
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