recent(ish) publications

It’s been a minute since I updated. Here’s some recent publishing news: My essay “The Sum of Our Doing,” which is about the Camino de Santiago, identity, tragedy, and competition (among other things), appears in Bodies Built for Game: The Prairie Schooner Anthology of Contemporary Sports Writing, edited by Natalie Diaz and Hannah Ensor, due … More recent(ish) publications

Welcome Discoveries

But back to 2012: I was reading the new issue, a story called “World’s End,” and it had done all of these things that I love so. The historical setting, the enormity of the task before the young architect, the incongruity of love and obsession, the tender and wondering treatment of the setting that struck me in my heart of hearts somewhere between Barrett and Dillard—it was a short story that felt like it was made for me, rather than one I admired through the glass. … More Welcome Discoveries