WRITING

FORTHCOMING:

Joyland Magazine, “Please Hold”

PUBLISHED ESSAYS:

OUT Magazine, “How Severe Acne Helped Me Love My Queerness”
OUT Magazine, “Dear Peter: a Love Letter to My 16-Year-Old Closeted Self”
Salon.com, “Hey, I’m Peter: On Living with a Gay Voice”
Salon.com, “Not Just a Meat Market: On Grindr, Nico Hines and Rejecting Shame”
Salon.com, “JK Rowling’s Allegory Failure: Werewolves Are Not a Useful Metaphor for HIV/AIDS”

PUBLISHED STORIES:

Devil’s Lake, “Audition #21″
The Carolina Quarterly, “Breathing Underwater”
Ninth Letter, “Puncture”
Passages North, “Be Alive”
The Journal, “I Know You Know Who I Am”
Tin House online, “The Vanishing”
Slice Magazine, “Aim for the Heart”
South Dakota Review, “Slow Exposure”
Slice Magazine, “Altitude”

PUBLISHED BOOK REVIEWS:

Colorado Review, Review of Matt Bell’s Cataclysm Baby

PUBLISHED HUMOR:

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “Monologue: Your First Short Story Speaks” (Recommended by The New Yorker)
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “A Field Guide to Common Punctuation” (Recommended by The Paris Review, nominated by McSweeney’s for the Million Writers Award, featured at The Millions)
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “A Field Guide to Uncommon Punctuation” (Featured in The New York Daily News, featured at The Millions)
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “Emerging Writers Emerge from Their Cocoons” (Featured at Flavorwire)
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “Short Story Template” (Recommended by The Rumpus)
McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “Grammar Gossip” (Recommended by Urban Outfitters)
The New York Daily News, “I’m a Comma Splice, Cut Me Some Slack”