Selected Nonfiction



“Secretion,” Longleaf Review (forthcoming)

“Territory,” Fugue (forthcoming)

“A Spectator Event” and “Take Me Anywhere,” 45th Parallel, Issue 3

“Tone,” collaboration with Kevin Mahler, The Normal School

“For Me Only,” Gigantic Sequins, Issue 9.2

“Bears Like Spectators,” Chautauqua, Issue 15: Wild & Tame

New Dawn Coming,” Noble / Gas Qtrly, Issue 205.2

“Satellite Mind,” Atticus Review, May 2018

“Good Guess,” cahoodaloodaling, Issue 26

“The Third Descent,” Crab Creek Review, Volume XXXI, No. 1

“Lanes,” The Collagist, Issue 96

“Surface Tension,” Quarter After Eight, Volume 24

“Brend Child Fur Dreadeth,” March Shredness, March 2018

“You Entertain Rest,” the museum of americana, Issue 14

“She’ll Only Come Out at Night,” CHEAP POP, February 2018

“The Rules,” Atlas & Alice, February 2018

“Slight,” Crab Orchard Review, Volume 22 (received 2016 Rafael Torch Award in Literary Nonfiction)



“You, Prom, a Dance,” apt., December 2017

“Christmas Cards My Teenage Boyfriend Meant to Send,” Barrelhouse Online, December 2017

“Club Pines,” New Delta Review, Issue 8.1

“Speak,” Synaesthesia Magazine, December 2017

“16 on College Weekends,” Gordon Square Review, Issue 1

“I Will Not Die, For You,” The Rumpus, September 2017

“Say No Nice,” Storm Cellar, Issue 6.2

“Matches,” Lunch Ticket, Summer/Fall 2017 Issue

“Interloper,” reprinted in Critical Read, June 2017

“Good Sorts,” Split Lip Magazine, June 2017

“The Things I Didn’t Know,” The Bitter Southerner, April 2017

“In What I Have Done,” Rock & Sling, Issue 11.2

“Dominant/recessive,” Sweet: A Literary Confection, Issue 9.2  [Artist Statement]



“Remains,” Tahoma Literary Review, Issue 8

“Art Alexakis,” reprinted in Quail Bell Magazine, September 2016

“Place Where You Live: Ralston, Nebraska,” Orion Magazine, May 2016

“He Stopped Loving Her Today,” First Class Lit, April 2016



“Art Alexakis,” New Plains Review, Spring 2014 Issue



“What Happened on June 21, 2018,” Essay Daily, July 2018

Featured on Mr. Bear’s Violet Hour Saloon podcast “Location, location, location,” February 2018

“Contributor Interview with Kristine Langley Mahler,” New Delta Review blog, December 2017

“Fightin’ Words with…Kristine Langley Mahler” (interview), Lip Service: the Split Lip blog, June 2017

“Now Playing, Part 2” (interview), Lip Service: the Split Lip blog, June 2017

“Check, Please,” TRUE: the Proximity blog, June 2017

“#AWP17 Conference Report–Home: A Four-Letter Word,” Assay, February 2017

“You Want Two Tickets to the Gun Show,” TRUE: the Proximity blog, January 2017

Awareness First, Action Next,” Rock & Sling blog, January 2017

“No, No, A Hundred Times No,” Brevity Nonfiction Blog, September 2016