The fiction below first appeared in Colorado Review, The Southern Review, Passages North, Fugue, Confrontation, Water~Stone Review, Salon, Chiron Review, North Atlantic Review, Ascent, Oyster River Pages, Sweet Tree Review and Jitters. New fiction is forthcoming in Foreign.

The Motion of Bodies

Extracurricular activities.

The Primitives

In search of The Cave Man.


Sweet Toes

Murder and mistaken motherhood.


King’s Corner

Robot lawnmowers and akvavit.

Still Here

Car theft and castle-squatting.

Moon Rock

Postcards from Lone Pine.


Buster Keaton’s ghost.

Facts About Blakey

Finding love after hitting bottom.


Orchids and motherhood in Pioneertown.

Big Appetites in Big Sur

Motel sex and its meaning.

In With The Masters

The complications of art theft.

With A Gentleness More And More Caressing And Poisoned

A concert, in three parts.

Kidnapping Picasso

Road trip or kidnapping?


Talking bears. Enough said.

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BBEdit for Writers

A guide and appreciation.