Kingdom of Women (Jaded Ibis Press, 2017). See reviews, author interviews, excerpts here.

Edited Short Story Anthology

The Female Complaint: Tales of Unruly Women (Shade Mountain Press, 2015). See reviews in KirkusSmall Press Picks, Fiction Writers Review, Foreword Reviews.

Short Story Collection

Virgins & Tricksters (Aqueous Books, 2012; 2nd ed. Guayacán Press, 2017). Available for $0.99 on Kindle. A PDF of one of the stories, “Taínos at Large,” can be downloaded free here.

Other Recent Publications

Creative Nonfiction

“In Here Somewhere,” PANK Magazine, July 2020

“Floorboards and Gatekeepers,” Entropy, June 2020

“Still a Life,” Berfrois, November 2019

“A Bohío of One’s Own, or Reading Virginia Woolf from el Monte,” Drunken Boat, 2014

Essays on the Craft of Writing or Otherwise Related to Writing/Publishing

“3 Unique Research Methods for Identifying Small Publishers,”, 2020

“7 Non-Literary Ways for Writers to Get into the Flow,”, 2019

“Stories We Love: ‘Ghostwriting for the Archbishop,’ by Kathleen Alcalá,” Fiction Writers Review, 2014

“Was It Good for You? A Feminist Reflection on the Pleasures of Plot,” HER KIND, 2012

Short Fiction

“The Juniper Tree, in Three Attempts,” The Gravity of the Thing, 2019

“First You Have to Want To” (novel excerpt), The Fem, 2016

“Winter Palace,” Referential, 2013–2014


“A Country Taken Over by Women?,” NBC Latino, December 2020

“How Indie Presses Are Elevating the Publishing World,” Electric Literature, December 2017

“5 on,”, June 2016


“When That Final Trumpet,” “A Yea or a Nay Is No Answer to Why,” “Quiz for the Afterlife,” “Black Forest,” and “The Dark the Light,” Big Other, June 2022

Posle Nas,” Apparition Lit, July 2020

Time Between,” Yes Poetry, July 2020

Saint Foy,” Bending Genres, 2019

“The Knight Astride His John Deere Mower,” Suburban Diaspora, 2015

“The Fool,” in Arcana: The Tarot Poetry Anthology (2015); reprinted in Nasty Women Poets: An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse (2017)

“This Is a Test,” Luna Luna, 2014

“Scissors,” “Blue Reminds,” and “Things She Thinks about in Sociology Class,” Literary Hatchet, 2013

“Martyrs in Blue Stained Glass,” The Nervous Breakdown, 2012

“One Sip Milky, One Sip Sweet,” Floorboard Review, 2012

Poems published in various issues of Danse Macabre: “Requiem,” “November Afternoon,” “Text Message from the Angel of Death,” “Goth Chick Responds to Pick-Up Lines,” “Little Red Riding Hood Has an Epiphany,” “Items in a Troll’s Kitchen”

Book Reviews

Review of Heather Fowler, This Time, While We’re Awake, in Stirring

Review of Janet McAdams, Red Weather, in

“The Tattered Dress of Her Spirit,” review of Lyn Di Iorio, Outside the Bones, in Philadelphia Review of Books

Review of Derrick Jensen and Stephanie McMillan, The Knitting Circle Rapist Annihilation Squad, in Stirring

Review of Lori Baker, Crash and Tell, in Calyx

“The Incomprehensible Is Incomprehensible,” review of Colin Dickey, Afterlives of the Saints, in Philadelphia Review of Books

Review of Lisa Norris, Women Who Sleep with Animals, in

Review of Annam Manthiram, Dysfunction, in Fiction Writers Review