Publications—Fiction, Images and Essays

Paraphrasing, Henri Cartier-Bresson“I just have to live and life will give me pictures and stories.”  

The stories life gives me, center on relationships (couples, siblings), class, race, and urban survival.



“One Fell Off” forthcoming Vestal Review, December 2023

Another Sunrise” 50-Word Stories, September 7, 2023 

Bus Stop Blues Blink-Ink #52,  June 2023

Cinders: A Love Story Your Impossible Voice, May 25, 2023

When Stars Fell to Earth” 50 Give or Take #857, March 13, 2023

The Wire” 50 50 Give or Take #889, April 14, 2023

Like Breath” 50 Give or Take #596, June 25, 2022, included in The 50-word Stories of 2022: Microfiction for Lovers of Quick Reads.

Question and Answer” Flash Fiction Magazine, February 21, 2021

Forgetting Things” Quick Fiction Magazine

Utility” Blue Mesa Review, Issue 14, 2002


12th Street Normal” The Forge Literary Magazine September 4, 2023

April 13, 1964” Five Minutes One Hundred Words, August 20, 2023


Starfall #3” one sentence poems, May 18, 2023


Matt’s Party” F-Stop Magazine, Issue—Community 2023

Portrait” F-Stop Magazine, Issue—The Portrait 2022

Soul Glove” Storm Cellar, Volume 8.2, Spring 2020

The Ballad of Richard and Lucille” Grief Diaries, April 2017

“Bahamas” Helen Literary Journal Fall 2017

Greyhound Station,” TBM Photography Contest, January 2013.

Children on Bridge” Toledo Museum of Art, 1999

Portfolio” Ontario Review, Fall 1999

Under the El”, Michigan Photography Exhibition 1999


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