RECENT PUBLICATIONS AND NEWS

FORTHCOMING and NEWS
  • “Magic 8 Ball” selected as Distinguished in Best American Mystery Stories 2019
  • “The Hookerman’s Backyard” selected as Notable in Best American Essays 2019
  •  Two new stories.  “Splat!” is in Mystery Tribune, Summer 2019, and a new story is forthcoming in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, date tbd
  • Short Story “Window to the Soul” was a finalist for the 2019 ITW Thriller Awards for Best Short Story  For a full list of finalists in all categories, click HERE.
  • Short Story “Waiting on Joe” from my book Shooting Creek was included in Best American Mystery Stories 2018
  • Essay “House for Sale by Owner” selected as Notable in Best American Essays 2018 and chosen as Special Mention in The Pushcart Prize 2019
  • Surviving Jersey was a finalist for CLMP’s Firecracker Award for Best Book of 2017 in Creative Nonfiction
  • You can read “Bee Man” in the May 2018 issue of Brevity

SHORT STORIES (a sampling)

  • “Waiting on Joe” in Best American Mystery Stories 2018
  • “Window to the Soul” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
  • “The Dead” in the official anthology for Bouchercon 2017 A Passport to Murder
  • “Magic 8 Ball”  in Unloaded 2: Crime Writers Writing Without Guns
  • “Frank’s Beach” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
  • Moss Man” in The Ghost Story
  • “Shooting Creek” in Thuglit
  • Pleasant Grove” in Best American Mystery Stories 2014
  • “Jim Limey’s Confession” in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine
  • “Donations” in Every Day Fiction

CREATIVE NONFICTION/MEMOIR/ARTICLES (a sampling)