Kingdom of Women (Jaded Ibis Press, December 1, 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)

Other Recent Publications

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

“Come Hither,” Rose Red Review, 2013

“Sludge-Man Gets to the Point,” Rose Red Review, 2013

“Elihu’s Daughters,” Prime Number, 2012

Creative Nonfiction

“Still a Life,” Berfrois, November 27, 2019

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

Craft Essays

“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


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

“Meet the Writer,” Grab the Lapels, August 2016

“5 on,”, June 2016


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 Lily Tuck, The House at Belle Fontaine, in Stirring

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

Review of Lori Baker, Crash and Tell, in Calyx, summer 2013

“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 Annemarie Monahan, Three, in Stirring

Review of Annam Manthiram, Dysfunction, in Fiction Writers Review