I am a fiction and creative nonfiction writer. My novella, Have You Seen Me
, was published by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. My stories and essays have also appeared in Whiskey Island
magazine, and Fiction at Work
, as well as anthologized in Queering Sexual Violence
and The Collection: Short Fiction from the Transgender Vanguard
I recently completed an MFA at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I taught creative writing, technical and business writing, and first-year composition, in addition to serving as the assistant editor in Fiction and in Creative Nonfiction for Ninth Letter
. I am currently working on my next novel, The Lightning Field
, as well as a collection of essays and short stories.The personal pronouns I go by are they/them or ze/hir.