“Your Essay Will Not Be Chosen” New Directions Journal  8, 47-48. (Spring 2010)

“Dear Mama:  A Performance Piece”  Amsterdam Quarterly (Spring 2014)

“Seven Deadly Sins” Brevity Blog (July 2014)

“Anxious Attachment” Amsterdam Quarterly (Spring 2015)

“Hello, My Name Is”  Brevity Blog. (June 2015)

“The Nestlings” Prick of the Spindle (Spring, 2016)

“A Blessing for Misfortune” Brevity Blog (October, 2016)

Season of Forgiveness” Brevity Blog (September, 2017)

“Outed” New Directions Journal (Fall 2017)

“Goodnight Irene” Vine Leaves Literary Journal (November, 2017) ​

“Thirteen-word Love Story” recorded essay featured on the Modern Love Podcast June 5, 2018

“The Dress” District Lines (Literary journal of Politics & Prose Bookstore) February 2018.

Resignations, Regrets, and an Offer: A Memoir in Personnel Actions” Honorable Mention, Bethesda Urban Partnership / Bethesda Magazine Essay Contest. Spring 2018.

“Bukowski and Me” Stonecoast Review (January 2019) 

“Syzygy” Chicago Quarterly Review (Volume 28, March 2019)

“Me and Pete at the Lake” Wisconsin Review (Volume 52, Issue 1, Spring 2019)

Crane by Crane” Brevity Blog (June, 2020)

“My People” Sweet: A Literary Confection (September 2020)

The Good Poetic Mother” Amsterdam Quarterly (November 2020)

“Already Broken” Delmarva Review (forthcoming, November 2021)