Published Works

Do the Faceless Remember?

INK STAINS VOLUME 7, JANUARY 2018

They were in study hall when Haley held out her phone and whispered, “Take a look at this.” Not thinking much about it, Vera picked up the phone and watched. The video was creepy, sure, but Vera knew it had to be fake.

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The Awakening

WEIRDBOOK #36, AUGUST 2017

Stormwater strangled Delia’s mother in the kitchen with his strong, rough hands. Delia crouched in the corner crying silently, watching the man’s fingers tighten around her mother’s throat.

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Husk

SPACE AND TIME MAGAZINE, SPRING 2017

Three scientists on an unexplored planet are stricken with a mysterious disease. They must discover the secrets of the planet before they run out of time.

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An Astronaut Lights a Candle

LUNA STATION QUARTERLY ISSUE 029, MARCH 2017

The candle needed to be put out. I knew this. Still, as I descended the basement staircase watching the flames flicker, I feared the darkness of the dying flame.

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The Imagined Lives of Chelsea and Beatrice

EMPYREOME, VOLUME 1 ISSUE 1, JANUARY 2017

I’m standing behind a bush, not sure of how I got here. Chelsea waves to me, and I wave back. I try to remember a time before standing behind the bush, a time before Chelsea is waving at me, but there is nothing.

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In A Family Way

ATTACK! OF THE B-MOVIE MONSTERS: ALIEN ENCOUNTERS, MAY 2016

Two brothers travel across the country with their pregnant sister to find the aliens their sister knows are real.

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Vengeance for Captain Phenomenal

EVIL GIRLFRIEND MEDIA, MARCH 2016

Yeah, she’d heard about the Captain—how they’d stripped him, tortured him, made him beg before robbing him of his glory and his life. Gemini didn’t care.

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Sisters in the Art of Dying

BELLADONNA PUBLISHING’S STRANGE LITTLE GIRLS, MARCH 2016

As a sister trained in the arts of dying, a young girl has seen death too many times to count. But when her sisters begin taking their own lives, she must understand what’s happening in the world if she wants to save her sisters and her way of life.

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How to Be Beautiful: A Witch’s Guide

WAX & WANE: A GATHERING OF WITCH TALES, MARCH 2016

Raised in a family of witches, Edith watches as her younger sister’s powers develop. Edith’s powers, however, never manifest. Jealous of her sister, Edith goes to great lengths to force her abilities to emerge.

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Charlie, a Projecting Prestidigitator

SHORELINE OF INFINITY ISSUE 2, WINTER 2015/16

Charlie just wants to do the job he was built to do—projecting images of wonder for a captive audience each night—but one bad night changes him forever, and Charlie is left to find a new purpose.

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The Evermore

THE ROAD TAKEN ANYWAY, DECEMBER 2015

A young girl abandoned on an island finds a companion after a ship wrecks nearby. Together they must find their way off the island, but the island has many secrets that the world cannot know.

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It Must Feed

NOT YOUR AVERAGE MONSTER: A BESTIARY OF HORRORS, OCTOBER 2015

After moving in with her sister, Iris, Abby realizes there’s something horribly wrong with Iris’s eating habits.

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This is Telepathy

DAILY SCIENCE FICTION, JULY 2015

Sarah sticks the needle in her arm and falls backwards, feeling the pain of the wound and the soft sheets of her bed. It doesn’t hit her immediately. Several minutes pass as the nanites travel through her bloodstream and latch onto her brain.

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A Language We Shared

CROSSED GENRES MAGAZINE, ISSUE 28: SILENT COMMUNICATION, APRIL 2015

A young girl has never been able to communicate with her grandfather, but that’s never bothered her. When they face a terrible accident, they must learn to speak to each other or lose someone they both love.

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The Walk Home

DARK FUTURES ANNUAL 1, AUGUST 2014

A woman living in a world destroyed by disease returns home once a year to reconnect with her past. But will this trip be her last?

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Forget About Me, I Am NO ONE

LUNA STATION QUARTERLY 018, JUNE 2014

Dana doesn’t think her boyfriend joined the NO ONE collective voluntarily. She’s out to prove something bad is happening in the world and save her boyfriend while doing it.

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Three Witches

FROSTFIRE WORLDS VOL. 2, NOVEMBER 2013

After her mother dies, a woman returns home. But returning to her childhood home also means the return of her childhood nightmares–the three witches.

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