Non-Fiction Online:

“World’s Best Writing Advice,” Brevity:


“Lessons: The Less-Traveled Road to Getting a Book Published,” The Millions:


“Diane Williams and a Taxonomy of Flash Fiction Endings,” Craft Literary Journal:


“Approaching the Sacramental: Male Friendship in the Short Fiction of Andre Dubus,” Xavier Review:


“Between Stability and Change: Rereading in the American Literary Survey Course,” Teaching American Literature: A Journal of Theory and Practice:


“In Search of the ‘Telling Detail’: Ian McEwan, Briony Tallis, and the Demands of Authorship,” Pivot: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies and Thought:


“Mr. Do-Better,” Work Literary Magazine:


Nonfiction in Print:

“When Seeing Isn’t Believing: Reading Billie Holiday Through Photography,” The Lady Day Anthology of Essays, Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, forthcoming.

“‘a few very pleasant shocks’: Diane Williams and the Art of Flash Fiction,” Critical Insights: Flash Fiction, Ipswitch, MA: Salem Press, 2017. 161 – 175.