COMPLETE WORKS (2019 to ???)



collections


WYRM HYMNS

A chapbook full of poems about bodies, sex, decay, gender, worms, etc.-- most of which were never previously published! Wow! Self-published in February 2021. Free (or pay what you can).


Modern Metamorphoses: Very Short Fiction

A micro-chapbook of quasi-autobiographical micro-fiction. Loosely "about" transness, alienation/isolation, the concept of home, and resilience. Self-published in March 2021. Free (or pay what you can).


Three Stories

Slightly revised and edited versions of three stories that originally appeared in Prismatica magazine-- "Stars Like Teeth in Summer's Dark Maw", "A Pink Light Coming On", and "Someday My Prince Will Come"-- comprise this chapbook. Includes a collage illustration for each story. Free (or pay what you can).


Cradle Chants

A very pink micro-chapbook collecting six poems in a new form I invented. Self-published in April 2022. Free (or pay what you can).




novellas



CORRUPTED VESSELS

Southern Gothic meets surrealism, Corrupted Vessels is a story about terrifying angels, messy realities, and queer life on the margins. Originally self-published in March 2020.


Now available in new print and ebook editions from swallow::tale press!




BODY AFTER BODY

In this short novel inspired by the Mountain Goats & John Vanderslice concept EP Moon Colony Bloodbath, three indentured, memory-wiped laborers at a crumbling storage facility make some unexpected discoveries about the genetically engineered mutant bodies they tend each day. Sex, drugs, violence, cannibalism, psychic powers, a catgirl (sort of)…Body After Body is the lurid, dreamlike, amoral queer/trans sci-fi trash literature at least four or five people have been waiting for. 232 pages. Cover art by Tom Horstmann! Originally self-published in October 2020. Free (or pay what you can).


short fiction


"The Familiar"

Trans witchcraft and erotic cannibalism, published in Underbelly magazine, Issue #3, Winter 2019. Kind of rough and sophomoric, not remotely subtle, but (I hope) engaging in sort of a punk rock, iddy way. Free to read online, along with the rest of the magazine.


"Alterations: An Interview"

Flash fiction about decadent body modification published in beestung magazine, Issue #1, Fall 2019. Free to read online, along with the rest of the magazine.


"Entwining"

A 5,000 word queer Gothic short story about ghosts, incest, love, and guilt. Originally self-published in February 2020. Free or pay-what-you-can.


"Swallow Me (W)hole"

4,200 words of body horror, unrequited lesbian attraction, and a slow descent into despair. Do you like Kafka, Junji Ito, Kathe Koja's early horror novels? First person unreliable narrators? This just might be your jam! Originally self-published in February 2020. Free or pay-what-you-can.


"Tattercloak"

Other people in my college creative writing class compared an earlier draft of this not-quite-novelette to both Joyce Carol Oates's "Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been" and, I quote, "some kind of fucked up anime tentacle porn". Free/pay-what-you-want. As of April 6, 2022, "Tattercloak" has been revised for prose style, clarity, and concision.


"Stars Like Teeth in Summer's Dark Maw"

A brief romance between two hitchhikers, childhood's end, being left and leaving. Very gay. Very bittersweet. Published in Prismatica #8, March 2020. You can read a slightly revised version of the story in my THREE STORIES chapbook.


"Lost Girl, or Boy: An Autobiography"

Sometimes you lose your virginity, and it's bad. Sometimes you don't know what you are. Sometimes a secret lives inside you like a tumor. This is a story about rape. Published in Random Sample Review #3, Winter/Spring 2020. Free to read online, along with the rest of the magazine.


"The Witch's Wife"

A short story about self-mutilation magic, love, grief, and control. There's a familiar made out of boobs in this one. Probably the sappiest thing I've ever written! Originally self-published in April 2020. Free or pay-what-you-can. Updated with a slightly edited version of the story on May 08, 2022.


"Little Shards of Light Dancing Across the Wreckage"

100 word micro-micro fiction; won 3rd place in the Realistic & Slipstream Fiction category of the April 2020 Quarantine Quanta Drabble Contest!


"Runaway"

1,500 word secondary world fantasy vignette about learning to control dog-shaped storm magic. Published in print-only mail-order zine From the Farther Trees, Issue One, August 2020. Go to the website link to see about getting a copy!


"A Pink Light Coming On"

A surreal post-apocalyptic short story about alienation and friendship. Published in Prismatica #12, September 2020. You can read a slightly revised version of the story in my THREE STORIES chapbook.


"In Horror Movies" and "Giallo"

Two pieces of flash fiction inspired by some of my favorite films. Published in Final Cut #1, October 2020. Zine seems to no longer be available for download. As of April 2022, "In Horror Movies" is available to read online HERE!


"Desire in the Flooded World"

This 4,900 word short story is about six related people living (and dying) through a slow apocalypse, and the things they want from the world and one another. Not much gets resolved. Originally self-published in January 2021. Free or pay-what-you-can.


"The Giant and the Girl of Glass"

Romantic flash fiction about disabled circus performers. Published March 2021 in MoonPark Review. Free to read online, along with the rest of the magazine.


"Burning Men"

Experimentally formatted flash fiction about a folk horror ritual. Published in the anthology A DRUNKEN MIDSOMMAR (collecting work inspired by the 2019 movie MIDSOMMAR) in May 2021. The anthology is free to download at the link, with a print-on-demand physical version available at the bad website.


"Someday My Prince Will Come"

A t4t fairy tale about breakups and the magic of bodies. Published in Prismatica #16, May/June 2021. You can read a slightly revised version of the story in my THREE STORIES chapbook.


"Pomegranate"

Robots have a hard life on Mars, but even people who aren't supposed to be people can make friends sometimes. Quiet flash sci-fi slice of life. Published on the HyphenPunk website in October 2021. Free to read online.


"The Weather in Purgatory"

A story about losing yourself in an age of apocalypse. Refusing to participate fully in the world as an act of futile, possibly misguided rebellion. The Hanged Man tarot card. Jonah in the belly of the whale. Big storms coming. Published in smoke + mold #5.1: Hurricane Season, October 2021. Free to read online.


"Saint Sebastian"

A 3,800 word Gothic horror story about a boy, and his parents, and a painting, and an old house in the middle of nowhere. Originally self-published in November 2021. Free or pay-what-you-can.


"Earthfucker"

Something between flash fiction and a prose poem. The title says it all. Published in Delicate Lit #5, December 2021. Free to read online.


"Nothin' But Mammals"

A stoner gives a handjob to a horse in human form. Published in Delicate Lit #5, December 2021. Free to read online.


"Help! My Body is Changing!"

A helpful guide for special young people. Published in Fish Barrel Review #3, December 2021. Free to read online.


"7 7 7"

Coming out across twenty years, through flash fiction. Published in Perhappened's special RUNNING issue, January 2022. Free to read online.


"Clinic" and "Ghost-Rose"

Two flash fictions. Isolation and mercy. Children's games. Published in Stone of Madness #16, January 2022. Free to read online.


"Leavings"

Being a maid at a roadside motel means cleaning up some pretty strange messes. Published in Ligeia's Winter 2021 issue, January 2022. Free to read online.


"Lanie's Monster"

Kaiju, friendship, ecstatic death. Being a middle school girl. Published in The Fantastic Other, Issue Four, February 2022. Free to read online.


"Transmigration"

A ghost story. Published in The Gamut, Issue #1 (White), March 2022. Free to read online.


"The Holy Incubus of West Virginia"

A story about secrets, obsession, and sex with Mothman. Published in Bonemilk #1, March 2022. Available to purchase as a paper copy or PDF at the link.


"Therianthrope"

A story about sex and blood and what lies under the skin. Werewolf smile. Published in Mae Murray's anthology THE BOOK OF QUEER SAINTS, March 2022. Available to purchase as a paperback or e-book at the link. This story was a nominee and shortlister for BRAVE NEW WEIRD: THE BEST NEW WEIRD HORROR OF 2022!


"A Chrysalis For the Emperor"

Twelve-year-old Bug isn't normal and doesn't want to be, but almost everyone around her is bent on forcing her into a typical girlshape. Fortunately, her friend Kieran understands. Published in Shift #4, Spring 2022. Free to read online (via downloadable PDF).


"Persephone, Traveling"

A robot goes to the moon in search of a place to belong. Published on the HyphenPunk website, May 2022. Free to read online.


"Serpent's Bride"

Or, The Beastly Bridegroom. Published in Corvid Queen, May 2022. Free to read online.


"The Mood After All"

This is a story about taking your high school crush home, seventeen years later. Also, she's dead now. Self-published in June 2022. Free or pay-what-you-can.


"Colossus"

Once I visited a city made of keratin. Flash fiction published in Dark Entries, August 2022. Free to read online.


"Close Encounter"

Two young men have a strange experience. Published in beestung #12 (TRANS IS THE FUTURE, THE FUTURE IS TRANS), August 2022. Free to read online.


"Lovebite"

The Robber Girl woos K, through teeth and blood. Brief companion piece to a forthcoming story. Published in Pink Pansy #1, October 2022. Free to read online; you may also purchase a print copy of the magazine via the link.


"Midwest Oasis" and "Angelfood Strawberry Superfight!"

I was the featured author for November 2022 in ICE QUEEN magazine! These two flash fictions were published alongside a recipe and an interview. Free to read online.



COMING SOON:


A bizarro katabasis. T4T shut-in romance. A short story collection with swallow::tale press, including three new short stories and a never-before-published novelette!



essays


"On Body Horror and Growing Up Strange"

A reflection on my relationship with certain works of fiction through my childhood and adolescence. Published on the Wellcome Collection website in February 2020, with killer illustrations by Sonia Leong. Free to read online!


"All-Meat Memory Box"

A review of Where Was I Again? by Olivia Muenz. Published in Stone of Madness #18, July 2022.


"Anti-Self"

A review of Melancholic Parables by Dale Stromberg. Published on Stromberg's blog, August 2022.



poetry


"in purgatory (XII. The Hanged One)"

My contribution to the Blood Orange Poetry Tarot, representing the Hanged Man card in the major arcana. I've always felt a special connection to this tarot card, and I'm honored to have gotten to participate in this eccentric, ambitious project. Published in February 2020, free to read online. Watch the Blood Orange website-- a new poem for a new tarot card comes out every week!


"I WAS MADE FOR MAKING BAD DECISIONS"

A poem about blood, hitchhiking, and a dead armadillo. Published in Mineral Lit Mag Issue #1, March 2020. No longer available to read online due to the magazine's closure; it can be found in my collection WYRM HYMNS.


"Only Worth Living if Somebody is Loving You"

A poem for Mineral Lit's Lana Del Rey themed mini-issue, based on the song "Video Games". April 2020. No longer available to read online due to the magazine's closure.


"the mud & the river & the bent old trees"

Mild formal experimentation, with my favorite standby themes of decay and resurrection, in Sporazine #2. February 2021. Free to read online


"Every Lover Dies Alone"

A ghost story in a form I invented, tentatively called the "cradle chant". Published in the Haunted Dollhouse Halloween Countdown (Day 84). August 2021. Free to read online.


"Our Life Together Isn't Working"

Another cradle chant! This one's swampy. Published in Moss Puppy #1, October 2021. Free to read online. You can also buy a copy of this super-size magazine anthology of art/poetry/prose at the bad website.


Two Cradle Chants

In Bullshit Lit Mag, February 2022! Free to read online.


"Celestial Event, December 2020"

A poem about space and loneliness in Rabid Oak #26, June 2022. Free to read online.


"Triptych Regarding the Permian-Triassic Extinction Event"

A prose poem about the end of the world, then and now, in the Mesozoic Reader #1, July 2022. Buy a copy via the link!


"♂" and "The Planet Venus"

Two poems from my AI-assisted series about the planets of our solar system and trans embodiment in Delicate Friend #8: Antimatter. September 2022. Free to read online.


"2 Omens"

Two micropoems in Petrichor #21: Pebbles. October 2022. Free to read online.






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