Some of these pieces were written and published in the wild west days of internet literary journals (also known as the mid-oughts). Many of these sites no longer exist. Many of the links are broken. They’re presented here anyway, partly as a record of the particular ghost towns I’ve sometimes occupied.
I Love You When You’re Pretty at Pindeldyboz. Evensong at elimae. A Winter Ascetic at Thieves Jargon. Rain Dance, Before Another Breakdown, Progress, and The Insult at Six Sentences. Rain Dance also at Open: A Journal of Arts & Letters.
6S, Volume 2 is the second print edition of the writing site Six Sentences. 6S, Volume 2 features an introduction by Neil LaBute, a guest appearance by Rick Moody, and six-sentence stories from hundreds of international authors. My piece, My Brother Was Music, is anthologized in this volume. The Good Thief at Tuesday Shorts. To The Biographers of Caesar at TheOoze. Easy Gods in Geez Magazine Issue 5. Small Wars at Boston Literary Magazine. Last Stand In The Closing Country at Brevity.
The Eulogy And Judgment Of My Friend,The Philosophe; in The Lantern (the literary magazine of Ursinus College). This narrative poem won the Creager Prize For Creative Writing. Everything I Know About Postmodernism I Learned from the Phillies at Hobart. My second-favorite piece of baseball writing not by someone else.