Stories & Essays


Stray” in Cream City Review, Issue 44.1, Spring 2020

“Daily Routine” in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Issue 64: Magic, August 2019

-“Waiting for the Rain” in Platypus Press shorts series, July 27, 2019

-“Anyplace, Wherever” in Cosmonauts Avenue, February 28, 2018

-“Flag Girl” in Joyland, October 12, 2017

-“Floor to Ceiling” in decomP, September/October 2017 issue

-“Our Wilder Selves” in Gigantic Sequins, issue 8.2, July 2017 (nominated for the Pushcart Prize)

-“New Look” in Limestone, Summer 2017 issue, April 2017

-“We Are Still The Mountain” in Tahoma Literary Review, issue 9, April 2017 (nominated for the Pushcart Prize)


Essays, Articles, & Creative Nonfiction

-“The Promise of Werfel’s Musa Dagh: Portraying Genocide in Fiction” in The Rumpus, June 30, 2020

-“The Spatialization of Fiction” in Ploughshares blog, May 7, 2020

-“My Quarantine Obsession: Learning to Dunk” in Barrelhouse blog, April 29, 2020

Populating Fiction in the Age of Social Isolation” in Pidgeonholes, April 23, 2020

-Economics of Writing Spring Symposium, in Boulevard, Volume 35, No. 2&3, Spring 2020

-“A Day’s Waste” in Hobart, March 2, 2020

-“Bearing the Weight of my Grandfathers’ Old Clothes” in Longreads, June 14, 2019

-“Heavy-Headed” in Gulf Coast online, March 11, 2019

-“Animal Kingdom” in THE BOILER, January 28, 2019 (nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize)

-“Car Crash in Reverse” in Booth, November 30, 2018

-“Writing to Avoid Erasure” in Longreads, November 30, 2018

-“How Learning to Make Pizza Helped Me Train for a Marathon” in Entropy, September 24, 2018

-“Weighing the Costs – and Occasional Benefits – of Ethnic Ambiguity” in Longreads, September 11, 2018 (Included in Entropy’s Best Essays of 2018)

-“Topinabee” in The Coil, August 21, 2018

-“Revisiting William Saroyan’s ‘My Name is Aram’” in The Millions, June 28, 2018

-“How to Exploit Your Ancestors” in CHEAP POP, March 6, 2018 (nominated for Best of the Net and the Pushcart Prize)

-“Narrative Structures of Diasporic Armenian Trauma” in Ploughshares blog, January 15, 2018

-“Iris Murdoch and the Limits of Language” in The Millions, September 8, 2017

-“An Unfamiliar Shoreline” in The Great Lakes Book Project, 2013