Flash Fiction

New Andromeda Hotel

I wrote this piece a few years back, inspired by the artist Joseph Cornell‘s shadow box constructions, but never found the right home for it. However, when the online magazine Pareidolia Literary announced that their second issue would have a Wunderkammer (Cabinet of Curiosities) theme, I was thrilled that they chose to include “New Andromeda […]

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Invisible Edge Cities: Calvino Remixes

I created a series of four flash fiction pieces for a gallery exhibition in early 2019 at Ohio Northern University. The exhibition featured comics and fiction created through the use of creative constraints, inspired by the Oulipo group, of which Italo Calvino was a member. I mixed word lists derived from some of the pieces […]

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The Daily Cabal

For about four years, I was part of group of writers who delivered a new flash fiction story every weekday at The Daily Cabal. During that time, I contributed a story or two each week.

I’ve got links to twelve of my favorites below.

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The Third Golem

Little is known of the activities of the celebrated writer Jorge Luis Borges after he faked his own death in 1986.

Read it here.

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Doppelganger

Walking home from school, I’d see him on the other side of the street, walking just as slow or fast as I did, swinging a Six Million Dollar man lunchbox that had dents in all the same places as mine.

Read it here.

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Sea of Crises

From the empty apartment, we heard official confirmation: the moon had started targeting earthside cities.

Read it here.

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