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Current Projects:


Rabbit. Angel. Eye — Queer Dystopian Fiction (adult) — 80,000 words. WIP

Gentle People — Queer Dystopian Fiction (adult) — 80,000 words. WIP

We the Liars — LGBTQ+ Fiction (adult) — 70,000 – 80,000 words. Complete. Querying. First-place winner of the CRAFT Literary First Chapters Contest, 2021.

The Men that Sleep Built — Short Story Collection — 80,000 words — WIP (you can check out the published abstract here:


Indexing Project: Screen Love: Queer Intimacies in the Grindr Era by Tom Roach. February 2021. SUNY Press.


10/24/2019 – SAVOY: RI Writers Charles Kell, Elizabeth Foulke, and Sam Simas Read Their Works.

3/28/2019 – Come to The Waypost in Portland, Oregon to see me pitch my WIP novel: We the Liars with F(r)iction Magazine.