About me

I am fascinated by the modern contradictions of freedom and control. Home is Denver, formerly Detroit, Tokyo, Buffalo, Pittsburgh, and more. From gas station night attendant to English professor, I have worked over thirty jobs. I am a multi-genre author, with short stories, personal essays, lyric essays, and poetry published in literary magazines like Iron Horse Literary Review, Heavy Feather Review, Mikrokosmos/Mojo, and more. Listed as a Best American essays 2018 notable essayist. 
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