Short Prose


  • The Men on the Fence” in: TriQuarterly, nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • “Animal Puzzle” (print only) in: Denver Quarterly, nominated for a Pushcart Prize
  • “Of Lace and Limitations” (print only) in: Prairie Schooner
  • “The Brazilian Lover” (print only) in: Fiction International
  • The Truth About Knowing” in: Necessary Fiction
  • Gado Gado” in: jmww, nominated for a Pushcart Prize

Other short stories appeared in: The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review, Superstition Review, Mikrokosmos Literary Journal, Deus Ex Machina (in Dutch), Deshima (in French).


  • From Paris to Nowhere” in: The Smart Set
    On how losing my home and downsizing my belongings turned me into a nomad—a case for owning less
  • The Empty Space in Front of Your Hand” in: Green Mountains Review
    On coincidence and how art influences life
  • The Last Gift” in: Tin House
    On my father’s euthanasia in The Netherlands
  • Marzipan” in: The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts
    On death and the bittersweet
  • Lost Animal Identities” in: Showcase Object&Idea
    On sexual harassment—is it fiction or nonfiction when the magical is purely metaphoric?
  • “Beach Bodies” (print only) in: Room Magazine
    On the refugee crisis in Europe and guilt suppression
  • Seven is the Hour of Water” in: Superstition Review
    On friendship across borders
  • Playing the sports fan” in: Prairie Schooner
    On religion, soccer, and superstition

Other personal essays appeared in: The Pinch, The Forge, Litro Magazine, Fiction Southeast, Bending Genres, Atticus Review, and Past Ten.


  • Woman of the Year” in: Wigleaf
  • Woman of the Century” in: matchbook, nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best Small Fictions
  • Mirror” in: Cincinatti Review
  • New Leader” in: Cheap Pop, selected for the Wigleaf Top 50
  • Dawn” (print only) in: Mid-American Review, finalist for the Fineline Competition
  • Clean Hands” in: Monkey Bicycle, nominated for Best Small Fictions and Best of the Net, longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50
  • Walls” in: Electric Literature, longlisted for The Wigleaf Top 50
  • Playground” in: Bat City Review, runner up in the short prose contest judged by Ben Fountain

Other flash and micro fictions appeared online and in print in: SmokeLong Quarterly, The Rupture, The Offing, Fractured Lit, Little Fiction, New Flash Fiction Review, Hobart, Monkey Bicycle, matchbook, Midway Journal, Fictive Dream, New World Writing, Jellyfish Review, Flash: the short-short story magazine, Cheap Pop, Hobart, PopShot, Flash Frontier, Connotation Press, The Mambo Academy of Kitty Wang, Blink Ink, Atticus Review, Necessary Fiction, Pidgeonholes, Ghost Parachute, Atlas and Alice, Lost Balloon, The Sunlight Press, Gone Lawn, Miracle Monocle, Heavy Feather Review, FlashBack Fiction, Spelk, Miramichi Flash, Tears in the Fence, Iron Horse, Whiskey Paper, Blue Fifth Review, Pithead Chapel, Vestal Review, Litro, PinBall, Literary Orphans, Boston Literary



Other short book reviews appeared on my website.


Other articles in Dutch appeared in Schrijven Magazine, HP De Tijd, Flow, Filosofie Magazine, En Route, Wah Wah, and local & national newspapers.