is the author of If I Falter at the Gallows, Figures for an Apocalypse, and The Three Sunrises (all from Publishing Genius). He is also the creator of the comic strips Rachel and Ben, and Excerpts From a Boring Man’s Diary. He has an MA in Literature from Creighton University and an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston, where he was the recipient of a Barthelme Fellowship from the Inprint Foundation. He has taught Creative Writing, Literature, and Composition classes. He likes both visual art and writing.
His writing has been included in the Norton Anthology of International Flash Fiction, and he has published fiction, poetry, comics and essays in journals including Alaska Quarterly Review, New Ohio Review, Green Mountains Review, Carolina Quarterly, and Barrelhouse.