The TV series I was on, Any Day Now, is now showing on Start TV, every morning at 9 AM CST. Here's a link to an interview I did with Start TV about the show.
My novel Here Lies was chosen as a 2022 Great Group Read by the Women’s National Book Association.
Here Lies was Longlisted for The Crook's Corner Book Prize,
a prize for best debut novel set in the American South.
You can listen to me read from Here Lies at this link.
The Bitter Southerner included Here Lies as part of their 2022 Summer Reading Roundup.
I was featured in the article "Atmospheric Pressure: New Books on Climate Change" by Liza Monroy in Publishers Weekly.
I recently won a 2022 Pushcart Prize for my short story "The Real Thing," originally published in McSweeney's Quarterly Concern. The story is anthologized in The Pushcart Prize XLVI: Best of The Small Presses 2022.
Sierra Magazine included me on their list of "13 Female 'Cli-Fi' Writers Who Are Inspiring A Better Future."
Disasters in the First World was a finalist for the 2017 Texas Book Awards.
Book Riot included my book of stories in their article "What Is Cli-Fi? A Beginner's Guide to Climate Fiction."
My flash fiction piece "Into The Fog," published in Monkeybicycle, was chosen as one of Wigleaf's Top 50 (Very) Short Fictions of 2018.
Bennington Review interviewed me recently. We talked about dreams, friendships, and Lucia Berlin.
I wrote about nostalgia and home for Ecotone's blog "On Location."
Disasters in the First World is included on Read It Forward's list of
"6 Sensational Short Story Collections."
I wrote about tracking my writing time for The Story Prize blog.
I won an O. Henry Prize for my short story "Petur," originally published in Ecotone. The story is anthologized in The O. Henry Prize Stories 2014.
I compared Disasters in the First World to strange things for Monkeybicycle's If My Book series.
I have a recent interview up at Midwestern Gothic.
I'm a contributing editor for Mississippi Review and The Texas Review.
Nevada Public Radio interviewed me for Desert Companion.
I collaborated with composer Peter Van Zandt Lane and choreographer Kate Ladenheim on a piece called GLASS, which was performed by The People Movers in March 2017.
Some favorite places & things:
Brazos Bookstore (Houston, TX)
Center for Writers at the University of Southern Mississippi
Octavia Books (New Orleans, LA)
The Writer's Block (Las Vegas, NV)
Yellow Dog Bookshop (Columbia, MO)
White Birch Books (Conway, NH)
Parnassus Books (Nashville, TN)
King's English Bookshop (Salt Lake City, UT)
Sam Houston State University - MFA in Creative Writing