A Sister

I had a sister once. Three years younger than me, with long, skinny arms and legs, and eyes greener than pine needles.

After The War

Doug. I found the tennis ball. I know you were trying to hide it from me. I don't know why you would do that. Weren't we friends?

Burning Love

When Nate came back as a toaster, panic was his first response.

Dream Brothers

The first time I met my brother, I was lost in an unfamiliar neighborhood.


This time it was a puzzle piece. I watched, fascinated, as its edges began to curl in the crackling oil.

Physical Double

WANTED: Exact physical double. Long lost twin or unlikely genetic experiment preferred.

The Blue Door

This story was my submission for round ten of NPR’s Three-Minute Fiction contest. The prompt was to tell a story in the form of a voicemail message.

The Day Riots

When I stumble out the door of my apartment into the mid-day glare, the sun feels closer than it has ever been...


Jake hefted the bag and pushed his way through a wall of vines and into the clearing.