“Hair” (Fall 2017) – Part 2

If you missed “Hair” (Fall 2017) – Part 1, you can find it here. This is the second half. Continue reading


“Hair” (Fall 2017) – Part 1

To celebrate tomorrow’s launch of Mangrove Journal‘s winter 2017 issue, here’s part of the story I wrote that wormed its way in. It’s incredibly long, so I’ll post it in two segments. This also happens to be the first part of my novella, Take of My Body. So to be dramatic: without further ado, I present my dearest story, “Hair.” Continue reading


Sepia Photographs (2012-ish)

So I was going through some of my old files the other day, and this is something that I–at one point–thought was clever. It’s from my sophomore year of high school, and I have no idea what the prompt was supposed to be. The thing itself is almost a lengthy prose-poem. Since it’s the first day of December, I figured this is a good time to wail about missing autumn. Continue reading