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"Take Me Home" in Hopkins Review. Coming 2024.

“Recovering the Opposable Thumb” in Alaska Quarterly Review 39.3. Summer 2023.

“Metamorphosis” in Gulf Coast 35.2. Spring 2023

"Ramp Bros" in Southern Review. Spring 2022.

"The Anthropologist Problem" in Salamander.

"Counting" in Guernica

"The Pauper's Dog in Current Affairs 5.5.

“Deer Camp” in The Pinch 39.2. Fall 2019.

“Three Labors” in Natural Bridge 41. (RIP)​

“No Ash Will Burn” in Carolina Quarterly.


"Palcoholics" in Electric Lit. Coming 2024. 

"Trying to Keep Up With Grandma's Love Life" in The New York Times and The Modern Love Podcast

"These Trespasses" in Belt.

"Loiterers" in Belt. Republished in Best of Belt 2020.

“Slaughtering Hogs” in Chattahoochee Review 39.2.

“The seizure that made me a college professor” in Inside Higher Ed. 

“Arctolatry” in River Teeth 20.1

“I Hope You Dance” in Fugue 55

Rattled: On the Recklessness of Loving a Dog” in Catapult

“Fictive Dreamin’” in Appalachian Review. Forthcoming 2023. 

"This American Fife" in Appalachian Review 49.2

*notable essay in Best American Essays 2022*

“Barely Runnable” in Appalachian Heritage 46.2. (Now Appalachian Review.)

     *Winner of Plattner Award and Pushcart Nominee*

Features & Criticism

"Uncovering America's First Oil Landscape" in Belt.

"Mike Rowe's Dirtiest Job" in The New Republic.

"John Henry and the Divinity of Labor" in Current Affairs. 

"Remote Work Incentives are a Scam" in Protean Magazine. 

"Freeze-Dried Pets are Forever" in Slate. Republished in Newsweek Japan

"Green Burial Want to Clean Up American Funerals" in Slate.

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