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    The Last Gift

    Sixteen years ago, my father died. Today, Tin House published my flash memoir in defense of euthanasia as a tribute in The Open Bar. Preview of “The Last Gift” January 20th, 2000, The Netherlands Believe it or not, nobody objected. Not one of us…

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    Locked In, Locked Out

    Yesterday, in Vending Machine Press, my flash fiction “Locked In, Locked Out.” Preview:  Minnie pushes her shopping cart down the aisles and thinks about getting a car. Not to drive it, for she has nowhere to go, but to sit in it on…

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    Fiction and Nonfiction 2016

    “Animal Puzzle” (short story) in: Denver Quarterly, July 2016 (print) NOMINATED FOR A PUSHCART PRIZE “Walls” (flash fiction) in: Okey-Panky (Electric Literature), October 2016 “The Last Gift” (essay) in: Tin House (online), January 2016 “The Empty Space in Front of Your Hand” (essay)…

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    Fiction and Nonfiction 2015

    “The Hunter at the End of the Day” (flash fiction) in: Hobart “Back to Back” (essay) in: Word Riot “The Mindreader” (flash fiction) in: Hobart “Her Face in the Glass” (flash fiction), in: Flash: the Short short story magazine (print) “Snails and…

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    Snails and Oysters

    Hermeneutic Chaos published a flash story of mine that was later nominated for Best Small Fictions 2015. Preview of “Snails and Oysters.” She loves snails, their soft flavor of slowness. She loves drowning them in olive oil and swallowing them down with raw garlic,…

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    The Hunter at the End of the Day

    Self-confusion for Writers – Eight Steps 1. Write a story 2. Realize it’s erotica 3. Feel self-conscious, then submit it anyway 4. Get the story accepted by a really cool literary magazine 5. Have doubts and worry 6. See it published 7. Feel proud,…