These 14 stories share a subject - children and childhood - but other than a taste for the unfamilar they are all about as different as they can be.
A young mother dies in childbirth, and comes back, a sly ghost, to haunt her son.
A typical tale of a marriage gone awry? Well, no.
Through a host of strange, magical objects, a woman with breast cancer dreams the future she'll never have.
A mail carrier in a dreamy Midwestern town charts the unexplained disappearance of its inhabitants.
This novel follows a politically and philosophically-minded couple through the evolution of their reproductive life.
Collection of Short Stories
Winner of the Iowa Short Fiction Prize
My essay, HOLES, about an injury I suffered during routine surgery, appears in this Seal Press anthology.
The inaugural Dzanc Books Best of the Web Anthology.