Short Prose

SELECTED SHORT FICTION AND NONFICTION 

The Men on the Fence” —short story— in: TriQuarterly
* nominated for a Pushcart Prize

Animal Puzzle” (print only) —short story— in: Denver Quarterly
* nominated for a Pushcart Prize

Of Lace and Limitations” (print only) —short story— in: Prairie Schooner

The Brazilian Lover” (print only) —short story— in: Fiction International

The Empty Space in Front of Your Hand” —creative nonfiction— in: Green Mountains Review

The Last Gift” —creative nonfiction— in: Tin House (The Open Bar)

The Cost of Living” —flash fiction— in: The Rupture (The Collagist)

Dawn” (print only)  —flash fiction— in: Mid-American Review
* finalist for the Fineline Competition

“New Leader” —flash fiction— in: Cheap Pop
* Selected for the Wigleaf Top 50

Walls”  —flash fiction— in: Electric Literature
* longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50

Clean Hands”  —flash fiction— in: Monkey Bicycle
* nominated for Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net
* longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50

Playground”  —flash fiction— in: Bat City Review
* runner up in the short prose contest judged by Ben Fountain

Woman of the Century”  —flash fiction— in: matchbook
* nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions

Speaking of Ovid”  —flash fiction— in: Connotation Press
* nominated for Best of the Net

Stella Is” (print only) —micro fiction— in: The Mambo Academy of Kitty Wang
* selected by judge Amber Sparks (and editors Meg Pokrass & Gary Fincke) for the Best Microfiction anthology 2021 and nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions

Breathlessness”  —micro fiction— in: Moon Park Review
* selected for the Best Microfiction anthology and nominated for Best of the Net. Katherine Valdez: “At just 49 words, quite possibly the shortest horror story you’ll ever love.”



PUBLISHED SHORT PROSE, per year, all genres

2022

  • “Blind Man’s Bluff” by James Tate Hill —book review— in: Colorado Review, 2022

2021

  • If You Think Stars Can’t Clap You’re Not Listening” (print only)—flash fiction—in: Legerdemain, National Flash Fiction Anthology, 2021
  • Stella Is” (print only) —micro fiction— in: Best Microfiction anthology 2021 (the story originally appeared in The Mambo Academy of Kitty Wang)
  • Ugly Thing“—flash fiction— in: New Flash Fiction Review, 2021
  • Twins” —micro fiction— in: Flash Frontier, 2021
  • “The Captain” and “Like the Rise and Fall of Breathing” (print only)—micro fiction—in: Blink Ink, 2021

2020

2019

2018

  • The Brazilian Lover” (print only) —short story— in: Fiction International, 2018
  • New Leader” —micro fiction— in: Cheap Pop, 2018
    * Selected for the Wigleaf Top 50
  • Clean Hands”  —flash fiction— in: Monkey Bicycle, 2018
    * nominated for Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net
  • Breathlessness”  —micro fiction— in: Moon Park Review, 2018
    * selected for the Best Microfiction and nominated for Best of the Net
  • Limbo Land” —flash fiction— in: Lost Balloon, 2018
    * longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50
  • “Field Trip” and “Tabula Rasa” (print only)  —micro fiction— in: Blink Ink, 2018
    * “Tabula Rasa” was nominated for Best Microfiction, Best Small Fictions, and a Pushcart Prize.
  • Growing Pains” —flash fiction— in: The Sunlight Press, 2018
    * nominated for Best Small Fictions
  • “Dutch Neighbors” and “Battle of Brushes” and “Lost and Found” —flash fiction— in: Atticus Review, 2018
    * nominated for Best Microfiction
  • The next” —flash fiction— in: Jellyfish Review, 2018
  • Amsterdam —7 micros/1 short story— in: Heavy Feather Review, 2018
  • Inner Thief” —flash fiction— in: FlashBack Fiction, 2018
  • Flynn, Fate, and The Friendly Stranger” —flash fiction— in: Spelk, 2018
  • A Tasting of European Chefs” (print only) —flash fiction— in: Ripening, National Flash Fiction Anthology, 2018
    * Translated into Bulgarian by Kapka Nilan in 2021
  • How to Kill Your Grandmother” (print only) —flash fiction— in: Flash: the short-short story magazine, Vol 10, Nr 2, 2017 (2018)
  • Matter of Time”  —micro fiction— in: New Flash Fiction Review, 2018
  •  Interview with Michelle Elvy in NFFR, 2018
  • “New Micro-Norton Anthology”—review—in: Gravel, 2018 (defunct)
  • Nothing Short Of” —review— in: JMWW, 2018

2017

2016

  • Animal Puzzle” (print only)—short story—in: Denver Quarterly, Vol 50, Nr 4, 2016
    * nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • Walls”  —flash fiction— in: Electric Literature (Okey-Panky), 2016
    * longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50
  • The Empty Space in Front of Your Hand” in: Green Mountains Review, 2016
  • The Last Gift” —creative nonfiction— in: Tin House (The Open Bar), 2016
  • Playing the sports fan” —creative nonfiction— in: Prairie Schooner, 2016
  • Copycat”  —flash fiction— in: SmokeLong Quarterly2016
  • Woman of the Week”  —flash fiction— in: matchbook2016
  • The Alps in Fall Time”—short story—in: Mikrokosmos Literary Journal, 2016
  • The Writer and Her Time” —creative nonfiction— in: Fiction Southeast, 2016
  • Fraying” —creative nonfiction— in: Atticus Review, 2016
  • Fistfuls”  —flash fiction— in: Superstition Review, Issue 17, 2016
    * with a podcast on writing this story
  • Brunch”  —flash fiction— in: Jellyfish Review, 2016
  • “The Path to the Future”  —flash fiction— in: Pinball, 2016 (defunct)
  • Message from the Forest”  —flash fiction— in: Litro UK, 2016
  • The World on Fire”  —micro fiction— in: Crack the Spine, 2016
     * selected for Best of print anthology, Vol XIV
  • Flash Addiction” —column / blog post— in: SmokeLong Quarterly, 2016
  • Condensed to Flash: World Classics” —review— in: JMWW, 2016

2015 

  • The Mindreader”  —flash fiction— in: Hobart, 2015
    * my first publication in English
  • Her Face in the Glass” (print only)  —flash fiction— in: Flash: the short-short story magazine, Vol 8, Nr 2, 2015
  • The Hunter at the End of the Day”  —flash fiction— in: Hobart, Erotica Special, 2015
  • Ham&Cheese” + “Divorced and in Love”  —micro fiction— in: Literary Orphans, 2015
  • Dimensions”  —creative nonfiction— in: The Missing Slate, 2015
    * republished in the anthology WAVES: A Confluence of Women’s Voices, 2018
  • Baseball & Wine”  —micro fiction— in: Pidgeonholes,  2015
  • “The Realist”  —micro fiction— in: Boston Literary, 2015


PUBLICATIONS in DUTCH and TRANSLATIONS
(before 2015)

  • “Hoe de muur onder mijn hand verkruimelde” (short story, print only) in
    25 under 35, stories by young & promising Dutch and Flemish authors,
    an anthology edited by Said El Haji & Annelies Verbeke.
  • “Beauté” (essay) and “Amour” (short story) in French translation in Deshima
    PDF: “Beauté” & “Amour
  • “De Gang van Zaken” (short story, print only) in Deus Ex Machina
  • “Hôtel Lutetia” (essay) in En Route. PDF: Hôtel Lutetia
  • “Het allerliefste Hoofd” (short story, print only) in the anthology Fasten Your Seat Belt.
  • “Een leven zonder klok” (essay) in Flow. PDF: Een leven zonder klok
  • “De dood als zelfbehoud” (essay) in HP De Tijd. PDF: De dood als zelfbehoud
  • Dromen van surrealisme (essay) in Filosofie Magazine. PDF: Dromen van Surrealisme
  • “Wat ik mis, creëer ik” (interview with French singer-songwriter Thomas Boulard) in WahWah
  • “Eliott Smith” (essay, print only) in WahWah, special edition Groeten van Rottumerplaat
    an anthology edited by Joost Zwagerman
  • “De vermenigvuldiging van Valerie” (short story, print only) in De Verleiding
    an anthology edited by Susan Smit and Siska Mulder
  • “Wachten op Gregor” (short story, print only) in Durante
  • Regular column in Bureau de Helling (an exchange with politician Hagar Roijackers)
  • Flash essays in Filosofie Kalender. Available here & here
  • Columns and articles in local and national newspapers