Short Fiction & Nonfiction

Short Stories

 

“The Grinning Boy”
The Missouri Review

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“The Nielsens”
Cimarron Review
(Pushcart Prize nominee)Cimarron Review

PDF Version: The Nielsens

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 “Traps”
Kitchen Sink

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PDF Version: Traps

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“Every Man for Himself”
Natural BridgeNatural Bridge
PDF Version: Every Man for Himself

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“Psalter”
Other VoicesOther Voices
PDF Version: Psalter

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“Hospital Corners”
The Baltimore ReviewThe Baltimore Review
PDF Version: Hospital Corners

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Essays & Articles

 

“Food, Shelter, Sex:  A Personal Narrative for My Students”

Writing on the Edge

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“More Pleasure for You”
Arroyo Literary Review
(Pushcart Prize Nominee)

Arroyo Literary Review

 PDF version:  More Pleasure For You

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“From Shock and Awe to Aw Shucks:
On the Use and Abuse of Amazement”
Kitchen Sink
(Pushcart Prize Nominee)

(Featured as “Notable Reading” in Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2005)
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PDF Version: Shock and Awe

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“A Homophobe who Supports Gay Rights”

Original blog post @ Culture Mulching

KQED FM Audio

Paul Lynde

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“The Character Who Came to Life”
You Must Be This Tall to Ride

You Must Be This Tall to Ride

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“Letting Our Students Get to Know Us”
Writing on the Edge

Writing on the Edge

PDF version: Writing on the Edge

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“Culture Mulcher in the Wasteland
Kitchen Sink

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PDF Version: Culture Mulcher in the Wasteland

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“Colson Whitehead is Taking Names”
Kitchen Sink

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 PDF Version: Colson Whitehead is Taking Names

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 “Speaking High Hillbilly with Chuck Kinder”
Kitchen Sink

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PDF Version: Speaking High Hillbilly with Chuck Kinder

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“The Author Isn’t Dead, He’s a Star”
Kitchen Sink

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 “Googling Michael Larkin”
Kitchen Sink

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PDF Version: Googling Michael Larkin

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“Solipsism and the Single Reader”
Kitchen Sink

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 “They Call Me the Wreacher: The Writer/Teacher as Self-Made Monster”
Bay Area Writing Project Summer Institute, 2002

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 (Image from http://en.wikipedia.org)

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