Short Stories

After Balenciaga

The Lavender Menace (Northwest Press, 2013). Tom Cardamone, ed.

 

Fetch

Alien Sky (Another Sky Press, 2013). Justin Nicholes, ed.

 

The Upstairs Room

Icarus, Spring 2011

 

A Balloon Party

Tainted Tea, February 2011

 

Cambodia

Asia Literary Review, December 2010

 

The Platinum Scalpel Society (Mon cœur s’ouvre à ta voix)

The Nautilus Engine, August 2010

 

Flesh, Blood, and Some of the Parts (Le sang du monde)

Art from Art. (Modernist Press, 2010.) Steven Soucy, ed.

The Infernal Republic

 

Filth and Splendor: A Love Story

The Infernal Republic

 

In Springtime, You Can Hear the Swallows Screaming

The Infernal Republic

 

The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living

The Infernal Republic

 

Marble Forest, Karstic Heart

Asia Literary Review, June 2009

The Infernal Republic

 

Metropolitan

Ignavia, January 2009

The Infernal Republic

 

Putting the Damage On

Buran, March 2007 (Italian translation: Il look del diavolo)

Il look del diavolo

The Infernal Republic

 

215

Amazon Shorts, from October 2006

The Infernal Republic

 

The Infinite Monkey Theorem

Word Riot, (August 15, 2006)

*Selected as one of StorySouth’s Notable Stories of 2006 in the Million Writers Competition

**TOP TEN in the Million Writers Competition as of 6/1/07 [3rd place; runner-up]

Buran, Sept. 2007 (Italian translation: L’infinito teorema della scimmie)

Il look del diavolo

The Infernal Republic

 

Toast, Belladonna, and the Heat Death of the Universe

Thieves Jargon, June 30, 2006

Buran, Jan. 2007 (Italian translation: Pane tostato, belladonna e morte termica dell’universo)

Il look del diavolo

The Infernal Republic

 

Still Life with Pterodactyls

Suspect Thoughts, July 2006 (issue 17, the Still Life Issue)

The Infernal Republic

 

In the North Woods (or, The War of Art)

Pindeldyboz, October 2005

The Infernal Republic

 

Everything Has Been Arranged (or, Chamomile Tea at 10,000 Feet)

Pindeldyboz, June 2005

The Infernal Republic

 

Urban Reef (or, It’s Hard to Find a Friend in the City)

Barcelona Review, March 2005

The Infernal Republic

 

The Blue Bridge

Outsider Ink, December 2004

*Selected as one of StorySouth’s Notable Stories of 2004 in the Million Writers Competition

The Infernal Republic

 

Hard to Put into Words (or, The White Garden)

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

It’ll Kill You If You Let It

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

The Night Tattoo

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Certain Shades of Blue Look Green, Depending on the Light

Quickies 3 (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2003). James Johnstone, Ed.

The Infernal Republic

 

Town of Thorns

Skin and Ink (Alyson, 2005). Jim Gladstone, Ed.

The Infernal Republic

 

For Your Own Good

Lodestar Quarterly, December 2003.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

The Pornographer’s Apprentice

Law of Desire (Alyson, 2004). Greg Wharton and Ian Philips, Eds.

Fixed

Suspect Thoughts, February 2003

 

The Right Way to Eat a Bagel

Outsider Ink, December 2002.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

The Insomniac Reader: Stories of the Night (Manic D Press, 2005). Kevin Sampsell, Ed.

 

In the City of Warm Red Light

Upon a Midnight Clear (Haworth Press, 2004). Greg Herren, Ed.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

The Glue Factory

The Best of the Best Meat Erotica (Suspect Thoughts Press, 2002). Greg Wharton, Ed.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

Queer Fear 2 (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2002). Michael Rowe, Ed.

Velvet Mafia, November 2004

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Sic Gloria Transit

Shadows of the Night (Haworth Press, 2004). Greg Herren, Ed.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Sunset over Brittany

Barcelona Review, January 2002

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Enough Oxygen

Velvet Mafia, November 2001

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Everybody Loves the Musée d’Orsay

Rebel Yell 2 (Haworth Press, 2002). Jay Quinn, Ed.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Notes on a Disappearance

Of the Flesh: Dangerous New Fiction (Suspect Thoughts Press, 2001). Greg Wharton, Ed.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

There and Back

Harrington Gay Men’s Fiction Quarterly, Spring 2002 (Vol. 3, No. 2)

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Sex and Dragons

Suspect Thoughts, July 2001

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Hurricane Season

Space & Time, July 2001

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room

 

Simon Says

The Ghost of Carmen Miranda (Alyson, 1998). Julie Trevelyan and Scott Brassart, Eds.

Black Shapes in a Darkened Room