Short Stories


  • “Shake the Tree [Aschenputtel],” Louisiana Literature (print)
  • “The Mother Searches for Her Own Story,” Strange Horizons
  • “Louisiana Disaster Recovery 3.0,” Gulf Coast (print)
  • “Der Froschkönig” and “The Frog Princess [Remix],” Cimarron Review (print)
  • “Bones Knock in the House” and “In the Dining Hall of the Glass Mountain,” Rose Red Review. “Bones Knock in the House” nominated for a Rhysling and reprinted in The Rhysling Anthology
  • “Instructions for Letting the Stranger into Your Bed” and “Ahab’s Sister-Wives,” Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism (print)
  • “Open Letter to the Frog Princess” and “The Sleagh Maith: A Nocturne,” Ninth Letter (print)
  • “The Frog King” and “The Day the Woman Shed Her Skin,” The Chattahoochee Review (print)
  • “Rosenrot,” “Song of the Beast,” “The Bear,” “What Schneeweisschen thought of the Bear-Prince,” Faerie Magazine (print)
  • “The Woodcutter’s Wife [Hansel and Gretel],” Illumen (print)
  • “Moon Landing,” Midwestern Gothic (print)
  • “The Dun-Shi (He Went Dancing),” “The Body Above,” and “Where to Look for the Sleagh Maith (Margaret’s Song),” Contrary Magazine
  • “Rapunzel Tucks the Twins into Bed,” Faerie Magazine
  • “Songbird-Rapunzel,” “The Birds,” and “The Bzou,” Sleipnir 
  •  “The Girl Who Lives in the Keyhole,” Literary Mama
  • “Lepidoptera,” Rougarou
  • “Rotkäppchen,” The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works (print, Wayne State University Press). Nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
  • “Estate Sale” and “Love is an insect,” Waccamaw 
  • “Wolf Skin,” The Los Angeles Review (print). Adapted into original score for tenor, upright bass, and piano by composer Elizabeth Skola Davis; debut performance by tenor Kelvin Page at the Baltimore Composers Festival.
  • “Irène Joliot-Curie,” “Heyghoge,” and “The Butterfly Dome,” Painted Bride Quarterly. “Irène Joliot-Curie”  forthcoming in Waves: A Confluence of Women’s Voices (A Room of Her Own Foundation), reprinted in The Rhysling Anthology and The Burden of Light: Poems on Illness and Loss, nominated for a Rhysling Award, and finalist in SFPA Short Form Poetry Contest
  • “Old Woman Gothel,” Pedestal Magazine
  • “The Girl Who Came Before” and “Thunder,” Phantom Drift: A Journal of New Fabulism (print) 
  • “Fur” and “Into the Dark Wood,” Prime Number Magazine

Essays & Articles

  • “Hildegard of Bingen: Daughter of Light,” Faerie Magazine
  • “The Birds,” Southern Humanities Review 
  • “Kate and the Beanstalk: What We Read to Our Children,” Nervous Breakdown
  • “To Fall Asleep in the Dark and Deep,” The Nervous Breakdown
  • “A Thousand Words: They Were There,” The Nervous Breakdown
  • “The Economy and Neurosyphilis,” The Nervous Breakdown
  • “Babelfish Translations,” Exquisite Corpse

Reviews & Interviews