Short Stories (top 20!)

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A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square - Best short story of the year contest by J New Books, fall 2019

Mugwah, the Winged Tortoise of Love -The Write Launch Magazine, 2019

Helium - Barren Magazine, 2019

Count Rumford - The Wild Word, 2019

Mount Peace - The Other, 2018 (only available through Amazon)

The Devil Will Find You - Woven Tale Press, 2017, nominated for 2018 Pushcart Prize in fiction, and Best American Short Stories (BASS) 2018

Black Stockings - The Wild Word, 2017, selected for 2017 Best of the Wild Word

Phobia - Varnish Magazine, 2017

The Pearls - Gravel Literary Magazine, 2017

Elderly Man Kills Wife, Self - Oyster River Pages, 2017, nominated for 2018 Best of American Short Stories (BASS) 2018

Avalon - Saturday Evening Post, 2017

Sherry at the Knights of Columbus - Saturday Evening Post, 2017

Blue Gardenia - Anti-Heroin Chic, 2017

Willows - Opossum Press, 2017

Bella By Barlight - EastLit Journal, 2016

Chickadees - Emry's Journal, 2016

Wasps - Falling Star Magazine, 2016 (print only)

Why Can't He Be You?

A Portrait of the Artist with a Younger Man

Acknowledgments:

Helium was first published by Barren Magazine, May 2019

Count Rumford was first published by The Wild Word, April, 2019

Mugwah, the Winged Tortoise of Love was first published by The Write Launch Magazine July, 2019

A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square was first published by Carve Magazine in June, 2003

Bella By Barlight  was originally published in Brilliant Corners, 1996, reprinted in EastLit Journal, 2015

Sherry at the Knights of Columbus was first published by Saturday Evening Post, January 2017

Why Can’t He Be You? Was first published by Ray’s Road Review, August 2015

Chickadees was first published by Emry’s Journal, July 2016

Black Stockings was first published by The Wild Word, December 2017

Willows was first published by Opossum Magazine, July, 2018

A Portrait of the Artist With a Younger Man (unpublished)

Mount Peace was first published by The Other Magazine (India), April 2018

Wasps was first published by Falling Star Magazine in October, 2016

Elderly Man Kills Wife, Self was first published by Oyster River Pages, August 2017

Blue Gardenia was first published by Anti-Heroin Chic, July 2017

Phobia was first published by Varnish Magazine, June 2017

The Pearls was first published by Gravel Magazine, June 2017

Avalon was first published by Saturday Evening Post, August 2017

The Devil Will Find You was first published by Woven Tale Press, April, 2017