"Northern Soul" Indiana Review (Winter 2017)


"Miss Chicken & Dumplings 1984" Kenyon Review (Fall 2017)


"The Union Makes Us Strong" Midwestern Gothic (Winter 2017)

"The Genesee Towers" New Ohio Review (Fall 2016)

anthologized in New Stories From the Midwest 2018.

“Marzipan at the Holiday Inn” Cream City Review (Summer 2015)


“Chevy in the Hole” Indiana Review (Winter 2015)


“Krakow” Hayden’s Ferry Review (Fall 2013)


"The Fireside Poets” Michigan Quarterly Review (Summer 2013)




"Writing Young Grief" LitHub (forthcoming)


"Who's Loving You" New Ohio Review (Fall 2018)

Selected by Roxane Gay as the 2018 nonfiction contest winner

“Blood and Water" (reprint) The Utne Reader (Winter 2016)

"Blood and Water” Michigan Quarterly Review (Summer 2016)

Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2017

Select Journalism


"An Interview with Christopher Hebert." Belt Magazine (Sept 2016)

"What Remains: An Interview with Matt Bell." Belt Magazine (Sept. 2015)


“An Interview with Sarah Carson.” Belt Magazine (May 2015)


“Best Dressed: An Interview with Zadie Smith.” Sycamore Review (Spring 2015)


“Witness and Scrutiny: An Interview with John W. Evans.” Sycamore Review (May 2014)


“Rust Belt Renaissance: A Writer’s Residency in Flint, Michigan.” Sycamore Review (Feb. 2014)


“The Motor City and the Vehicle City: Talking to Mark Binelli in Flint, Michigan.” Sycamore Review (Nov. 2013)