Essays in journals

Selected essays by me can be found in the following print publications:

“Bullet in the Brain” in Yemassee, Vol 22.1, Spring 2015. This piece was named a Notable Essay of 2015 in The Best American Essays (2016) edited by Jonathan Franzen and Robert Atwan.

“A Fire on the Moon” in Ruminate, Issue 32, Summer 2014. This piece was named a Notable Essay of 2014 in The Best American Essays (2015) edited by Ariel Levy and Robert Atwan.

“Biscuits and Meth” in Red Earth Review, Number 2, Summer 2014.

“Feedlot Cowboy” in Manifest West: Even Cowboys Carry Cell Phones, Gunnison, Colorado: Western Press Books, 2013.

“Hoops, Happiness, Pistol Pete, & Me” in Georgetown Review, Volume 15, Issue 1, Spring 2014.

“The Fight” in Bayou Magazine, Issue 59, Uno Press, 2013.

“Dragging Wyatt Earp” in Ecotone: Reimagining Place, Volume 3, Number 1, Fall 2007.

Book reviews by me appeared in the following issues of Georgia Review: Review of William T. Vollmann’s Riding Toward Everywhere (Summer 2009); Review of Jennifer Brice’s Unlearning to Fly (Summer 2008); Review of Robert Root (Ed.), Landscapes with Figures: The Nonfiction of Place (Winter 2007).

“A Most Romantic Spot” in Bayou Magazine, Issue 50, Winter 2008.

“Sisyphus of the Plains” in Redivider, Volume 8, Issue 1, Fall 2010.

“The Greatest Game Country on Earth” in Grasslands Review, Summer 2009. This piece was named a Notable Essay of 2009 in The Best American Essays (2010) edited by Christopher Hitchens and Robert Atwan.