UPCOMING:  SWARM THEORY COMING SPRING 2016 FROM UNIVERSITY OF HELL PRESS

RECENT FICTION

"Undesirable Interruptions"  The Roanoke Review, 2015

"Atmospheric Disturbances"  Rusted Radishes (American University of Beirut), 2015

"Exacting Revenge"  The Literary Review, 2015

"Known Issues"  Bird's Thumb, 2014

INTERVIEWS

See Hypertextmag.com for interviews with René Steinke, Cyn Vargas, Elizabeth Gaffney, Eric May, Chloe Benjamin, Brian Costello, Peggy Shinner, Jessie Ann Foley, Patricia Ann McNair, Garnett Kilberg Cohen, Sheree Greer, and more.

HYPERTEXT INTERVIEW WITH CHRISTINE SNEED, 2012

DON'T LET THE TITLE FOOL YOU.  MEGAN STIELSTRA IS NOT CALM, 2012

HYPERTEXT HEARTS BIRCH HILLS @ WORLD'S END, 2012

ESSAYS & REPORTAGE

 "Role Credits." The Urbaness, May, 2013

"The Evolution of Dudes and Bros:  Are Straight Men Softening?"  The Good Men Project, December 1, 2012

“Pumped With Praise.”  Article, Chicago Tribune, May 5, 2002

“Dad Lays Down Rules For Daughters’ Suitors.”  Article, Chicago Tribune, April 21, 2002

“On-call Heroes.”  Feature article, Chicago Tribune, July 8, 2001

“Editing Life.”  Article, Chicago Tribune, February 25, 2001

“What’s Going To Happen When We’re Gone?”  Feature article, Chicago Tribune, January 28, 2001 

“A December Dilemma.”  Feature article, Metro Parent, December 1996

“Gifts of Gab.”  Feature article, Metro Times, November 22-28, 1996

“Double Talk.”  Feature article, Metro Times, January 24-30, 1996

“Lift Every Voice.”  Feature article, Metro Times, November 8-14, 1995

“Setting up Shop.”  Feature article, Metro Times, September 27-October 3, 1995

“The Virtues of Utility and Simplicity Have Come Home Again.”  Feature article, Chicago Arts & Communication, 1995

Out On A Political Limb.”  Feature article, Metro Times, November 1-7, 1994

“A Sense of Community.”  Feature article, Metro Times, March 9-15, 1994

“Denials All Around.”  Follow-up article, Metro Times, March 9-15, 1994 

“Who Cares?  Tough Time in the Wayne County Youth Home.”  Feature article, Metro Times, January 12-18, 1994

NOTE:  this article prompted a Justice Department investigation into the Wayne County Youth Home

“Keepers of the Word.”  Feature article, Chicago Arts & Communications, 1994

AUDIO ESSAYS

WBEZ, Eight Forty-Eight, February 2009

WBEZ, Eight Forty-Eight, March, 2008,