SHORT WORKS

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FICTION
Sociology 101, Professor’s Lecture #1 Atticus Review

Tell your young eyes to listen. There’s a reason this is my first lesson. No matter how much yours plead, growing wistful, don’t give them what they want: a prettied past. Make them SEE.

Patriotism storySouth

Cheryl was so mad, she thought she’d explode. She sat in front of the fireplace reading the paper.

Watching Alice Watch storySouth

Alice didn’t budge when he tickled the woman’s ribs until she laughed and one of her legs rose, crossing the other like a crane’s.

In My Brother’s Hands Columbia: A Magazine of Poetry & Prose

I watched my brother, and he watched the thing in the water.

ESSAYS
PechaKucha San Antonio

Nan participated in PechaKucha 12 on Nov. 19, 2013, held at the Southwest School of Art in San Antonio. PechaKucha Nights bring together creative people and appreciative audiences in a unique slideshow and spoken essay format. Watch her presentation in its entirety here.

Two Hats Trinity University Press

You’d think editing an anthology and writing a novel would have nothing in common, but after trying my hand at each, I’ve noticed overlaps.

Love, Memory Connotation Press

The way I remember it, I tried like hell not to marry him.

ARTICLES
Profile of a Killer

D Magazine Is Henry Lee Lucas a vicious murderer of numerous strangers across the country, or a down-and-out drifter who became a scapegoat for overanxious lawmen? [Full article]

Profile of a Killer D Magazine

Is Henry Lee Lucas a vicious murderer of numerous strangers across the country, or a down-and-out drifter who became a scapegoat for overanxious lawmen?

REVIEWS