2018

Abyss & Apex — ‘Along the Road to Giants’ (upcoming)

Sophia is a shapeshifter—but she’s only just found out. Wearing a whole new face to hide her appearance, she escapes the giants who stole her from her home, only to meet her brother along the road. Now she has a choice: keep her identity hidden and escape the world she’s always known, or help the older brother who abandoned her to monsters.


2017

Retro Futures — ‘Get Down’

“If I’d known there was a truck coming through town, I’d have told my son to get down. Duck behind one of the road barriers. Slip back into the shadows of an alleyway. Don’t get anywhere near those things. But I only see it when a rumbling brings me to the window.”


Flash Fiction Online — ‘The Stars and the Rain

“It rains the day my brother arrives. He steps onto Junian soil with a limp less prominent than the one I remember from childhood. And he just stands there, for a long moment, looking simultaneously lost and found. Getting soaked through.”


Galaxy’s Edge Issue 26 — ‘Of Water and Wood’

Brooke’s husband always told her the woods were more alive than she thought. When he is gone, buried among their roots, she finds out he was right. They are more alive. Not particularly kind, but trying to be. 


sub-Q — ‘After the Giant’s War

          ~ originally published in New Realm

Long ago, the Cyrracks came from the sky and took the man Evie loves. But she will get him back from the shells of giants littering the land, even if it means sharing the heart beating in her own chest.


2016

Nature: Futures — ‘Breathe the Last Bits of Air

The end of the world may be here. Are there still stars to see?


Daily Science Fiction — ‘These are the Rules of Being a Hero

          ~ reprinted in Event Horizons 2017 (Campbell Award Anthology)

Being a hero is not like the fairy tales tell.


Unsung Stories — ‘A Sound Like Glass Raindrops

A girl is visited by a swarm of hummingbirds every year on her birthday, protecting her, loving her, becoming a part of her…until one year, when they take a different form.


2016 Honorable Mention in Writers of the Future


Myriad Lands Volume 2: Beyond the Edge — ‘Winged

Elza is a skia — one who studies mythological creatures. When she takes a job from the very people who took her parents from her in order to get them back, she gets more than she bargained for in the form of a stubborn and secretive boy who is much more than human.


Perihelion Science Fiction — ‘Between First Dawn and Last Dusk’

In a world where the sun can hardly rise each day, Tem merely exists in the last sanctuary city left standing. But his home has lost its net of safety, its people are numbers, and the Leaders Program and Eliminate citizens at will. When Tem finds a child marked for Elimination, it sparks his own struggle to defy his Programming, and brings him back to a sibling he never should have known.


AE Micro 7 (2016) — ‘Our Place Among the Stars’

Change is coming, one second at a time. And in the end, we will be one…


New Realm Magazine Vol. 4 No. 5 — ‘After the Giant’s War

Long ago, the Cyrracks came from the sky and took the man Evie loves. But she will get him back from the shells of giants littering the land, even if it means sharing the heart beating in her own chest.


2015 Silver Honorable Mention in Writers of the Future


2015 and Older

eBook of Writing Prompts from Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things — “Character Prompt: 3 Fascinating Things About Your Characters”


1st Place–Allan Hancock College Film-fest and Screenplay Competition (Short)–The Greatest of Gifts


2nd Place–New Voices, Young Writers 2015 (Senior Essay Division) — “My Dear Villains…”


Intangience Magazine (Short Story) — “Down by the Old Hanging Tree”