Selected Nonfiction


“Bears Like Spectators,” Chautauqua (forthcoming, Summer)

“Surface Tension,” Quarter After Eight (forthcoming, Spring)

“She’ll Only Come Out at Night,” CHEAP POP (forthcoming)

“You Entertain Rest,” the museum of americana (forthcoming)

“Slight,” Crab Orchard Review (forthcoming, Spring, 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

“Personality Party,” (b)OINK, October 2017

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

“Say No Nice,” Storm Cellar, Issue 6.2

“The Familiar Shift,” The Flexible Persona, July 2017

“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

“Transfer,” Stitch|Thread Literary, February 2017

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

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

“Starcher-Party,” 13th Floor Magazine, Spring 2017 Issue



“Remains,” Tahoma Literary Review, Issue 8

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

“Interloper,13th Floor Magazine, Fall 2016 Issue

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



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

“Borderline,” Bohemian Pupil Press, December 2013



“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