News & Events

“The Wrestler” at Action Fiction!March 14, 2013

Come see my short story “The Wrestler” performed by a talented actor in the next Action Fiction on Thursday, March 14th at 7pm at the Chez Poulet performance space (3359 Cesar Chavez Street @ Mission)

The full lineup includes:
Katrin Arefy, performed by Jen Terry
Julia Halprin Jackson, performed by Gray
Shruti Swamy, performed by Anthony Villafuete
Ian Tuttle, performed by Gillian Eichenberger and Robert Thomas
Benjamin Wachs, performed by Sara Renauer, Jimmey Cross, and Benjamin Wachs
Zarina Zabrisky, performed by Austin Staunch and Meghan Rutigliano

You can RSVP on Facebook if you're into that sort of thing.

N.A.W. ReadingNovember 14, 2012

I will be reading at the New American Writing 30th Issue release party! Information is below:

Wednesday, November 14,
3:00 – 4:30 pm
The Poetry Center at SFSU

Readings by recent MFAs and MFA candidates Marco Lean, Ben Black, Scott Lambridis and Shruti Swamy and by Peter Orner, Laura Walker, Richard O. Moore, Joseph Lease, and Paul Hoover.

Issues of the magazine will be on sale at a discount.
Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

“Lion” in New American Writing, Issue 30May 23, 2012

My short story “Lion” was included in New American Writing's Spring Issue.

Distiguished GraduateMay 16, 2012

I was picked to be one of two MFA graduates from the Creative Writing Department at SF State to receive the Distinguished Graduate award.

Pushcart NominationDecember 31, 2011

My story "Black Dog" was nominated for a Pushcart! You can skim through this PDF where Kartika Review announces it, if you'd like.

“Black Dog” ReviewNovember 18, 2011

Here's a little blurb about "Black Dog" I found by Googling myself. I sort of have mixed feelings about it, not in the least becuase I passionately hate the Darjeeling Limited, but it does say some nice things about my story, for which I am grateful.