CURRICULUM VITAE

Publications: Poems

  • "apogee," Lavender Review, December 2018
  • "Lithograph," Riggwelter, November 2018
  • "rifts," Coffin Bell Journal, July 2018
  • "Confidant," Ariel Chart, June 2018
  • "Resolve," Ariel Chart, June 2018
  • "hate the sin," Anomaly, June 2018
  • "Gardens," Rising Phoenix Review, June 2018
  • "Nigromancy," Bone & Ink, Summer 2018
  • "Dry Drowning," Heavy Feather Review, Summer 2018
  • "Susan," Heavy Feather Review, Summer 2018
  • "Wraiths," Heavy Feather Review, Summer 2018
  • "Notes on the Bell Museum of Natural History," petrichor, Summer 2018
  • "Prime," Rat's Ass Review, Summer 2018
  • "Syllables," Rat's Ass Review, Summer 2018
  • "ordering off the menu," Spider Mirror, Summer 2018
  • "Secrets," Spider Mirror, Summer 2018
  • "Unsettled," Spider Mirror, Summer 2018
  • “Apiary,” Nature Writing, January 2018
  • “Ebb Tide,” FlyPaper Magazine, 2018
  • “this is not a love poem,” r.kv.r.y. quarterly, January 2018
  • “Aloud,” Cold Creek Review, Issue 03, Fall 2017
  • “26.2,” Mortar, Summer 2017
  • “A Slant of Certain Light,” Leveler Poetry, March 2017
  • “i refuse to accept,” The Cape Rock: Poetry, 2017
  • “soliloquy,” New Plains Review, Spring 2017
  • “Tall Tale—A Lumber Camp Massacre,” New Plains Review, Spring 2017
  • “Canada Lynx—Schoolcraft Game Refuge,” Burningword Literary Journal, January 2017
  • “A Transsexual’s Manifesto,” Uprooted: An Anthology of Gender and Illness, 2016
  • “The Moose (Alces alces),” Tule Review  2016
  • “Eastern Timberwolf—Ely, Minnesota,” Appalachia, Winter/Spring 2015
  • “Found,” Cimarron Review, Winter 2015
  • “Grotesque Gardens,” St. Sebastian Review, Autumn 2015
  • “Michelle,” S/tick, Summer 2015
  • “Minneapolis Vignette: Outside the Gay 90s,” Glitterwolf Magazine, 2015
  • “One Smelly Sunday,” Balloons Lit Journal, Summer 2015
  • “Awakening,” pacificReview, 2014
  • “Diversity,” hoax, 2014
  • “Lake Superior Aches,” border crossing, Fall 2014
  • "Medusa's Garden: A Vampire's Lament," Abyss & Apex, July 2014
  • “Vixen,” Fox Cry Review, 2014
  • “XY—XX,” Off the Rocks: An Anthology of GLBT Writing, 2014
  • “Anagrams,” Meat For Tea, 2013
  • “Equilibrium,” Apeiron Review, May 2013
  • “Latency,” Collective Fallout, Winter 2013
  • “Ordnance,” OVS, Summer 2013
  • “Raw,” Manifest West: A Literary Anthology, 2013
  • “Shed: An Antler’s Apologia,” Fieldstone Review, 2013
  • “Wreckage,” Sinister Wisdom, Summer 2013
  • “Proof,” Skin to Skin: The Art of the Lesbian, 2012
  • “Frequency,” Skin to Skin: The Art of the Lesbian, 2012
  • “Concerto,” The Talking Stick, 2005
  • “Currents,” The Talking Stick, 2005
  • “Equinox,” Lake Country Journal, March/April 2005
  • “her,” Voices Magazine, Spring 2005
  • “Brother,” The Talking Stick, 2004
  • “Reloading,” The Talking Stick, 2004
  • “Heading West, Across Montana,” Prism, 2004
  • “Midway,” Wisconsin Review, 2004
  • “Perhaps,” Red Weather, Spring 2004
  • “Persona Non Grata,” Open Wide Magazine, 2004
  • “Timid Lover: Itasca State Park, 1991,” Fire Ring Voices, 2004
  • “I Thought I Saw You in a Cloud,” The Rivers Meeting Project #5, 1996

Publications: Short Fiction

  • “All In,” Milk Sugar, November/December 2013
  • “Catch-21,” Gray’s Sporting Journal, Vol. 30: Issue 6, November/December 2005
  • “Keeping Score,” The First Line, Winter 2005
  • “Most Likely,” Verbsap, 2005
  • “Hindsight,” Defenestration, October 2004
  • “Redball Manifest,” Red Weather, Spring 2004
  • “Fish Story,” Minnesota Monthly, November 2002
  • “Lost and Found,” Chicken Soup for the Golfer’s Soul, HCI: Deerfield Beach, FL, 1999

 Publications: Chapbooks

  • Naked, Getting Nuder, Clare Songbirds Publishing: Auburn, NY, 2018

Publications: Novels

  • Alpha Summer, Loonfeather Press: Bemidji, MN, 2005

Publications: Short Story Collections

  • Vent, Vulpes Press and CreateSpace: Charleston, SC, 2013

Publications: Creative Non-Fiction

  • "One Hundred Reasons," The Real Story, Summer 2018
  • "Kite Running," trampset, June 2018
  • "First Time," Jet Fuel Review, April 2018
  • "Odometer," Waccama Journal, Spring 2018
  • "Confessional," The Hunger Journal, January 2018
  • "Patience is Genius," The Whitetail Fanatic, Vol. 2: Issue 5, January 2003

 Work History

  • English instructor, Bemidji High School, Bemidji, MN (1999-present)
  • Adjunct English instructor, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN (2006-present)
  • English instructor, Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL (1996-1998)
  • Graduate teaching assistant, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN (1994-1996)

 Writing Awards

  • Fire Ring Award for “Timid Lover—Itasca State Park, 1991,” a poem, Fire Ring Voices, 2004
  • Tamarack Award for “Fish Story,” a short story, Minnesota Monthly 2002
  • Award for Excellence for “Waiting,” a short story, National Society of Arts and Letters, 1997

 Honors/Residencies

  • Naked, Gettin' Nuder, Glass Chapbook Series finalist, 2018-2019
  • New York Mills Cultural Center Artist-in-Residency recipient, July and December 2017
  • Highlights Foundation Artist Residency recipient, YA and Sports Writing, 2007
  • Jentel Artist Residency recipient, August 2006

 Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Bemidji State University, 1999
  • Master of Arts in English, Bemidji State University, 1996
  • Bachelor of Arts in English, Bemidji State University, 1992