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Political Writings

"Donald Trump Didn't Create the Rage that Fueled Charlottesville, But He Sure As Hell Unleashed It," The Daily Beast, 2017

Hillbilly Sellout: The Politics of JD Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy" Are Already Being Used To Gut The Working Poor, Salon, March 11th, 2017

The Nixon Disease, Paste Magazine, February 28th, 2017

Where The Deplorables Go From Here, With Chauncey Devega, Salon, November 4th, 2016

Donald Trump's Campaign Has Become A Cult, The New Republic, October 15th, 2016

Donald Trump's Toxic Masculinity, The New York Times, October 13th, 2016

Trump's Train Considers A Scary Thought, The New Republic, August 19th, 2016

The Green Party Has No Shame, The New Republic, August 8th, 2016

There Will Be Blood, The New Republic, July 6th, 2016

Is The Trump Campaign Just A Giant Safe-Space For The Right? The New York Times, July 1st, 2016

I Told The Truth About A Donald Trump Rally. Then The Trolls Threatened My Life. The New Republic, June 22nd, 2016

American Horror Story, The New Republic, June 15th, 2016

Atticus On The Trail Archive, Atticus Review, April 16th, 2015 - November 9th, 2016


Old, Emerson Review, Volume 38, 2009

Unbind Him and Let Him Go, Relief, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2009

I Know I Am Deathless, The Benefactor, Summer Issue, 2009

Just Listen, BULL, Issue 6, 2010

He Maketh Fire Come Down, Hobart, November 2010

Mediation, The Raleigh Review, Volume 2, 2011

They Put a Shovel in Your Hand and You Dig, Inkspill Magazine, Issue 3, 2011

It is Wide and It is Deep, Prime Mincer, Issue 1, 2011

You Never Ask About My Dreams, Atticus Books Online, February 2011

The Right Men For the Job, 10,000 Tons of Black Ink, June 2011

Everybody Must Give Something Back for Something They Get, Platte Valley Review, Volume 32, Issue 1, 2012

Now I Am Become Death, Destroyer of Worlds, Pulp Modern, Issue 3, 2012

A Man Gets Tired, PANK, March Issue, 2012

New and Better Things, Dark Sky Magazine, Issue 16, April 2012

I Am the Oil of the Engine of the World, Metazen, June 2012

The Only Reason I Got to Be Civilized, Monkeybicycle, September 2012

My Beauty is So Heavy It Could Crush the Whole of the World, Fringe Magazine, September 2012

Of Plagues and Destroyed Hearts, Untoward Magazine, September 2012

In All Their Squalor, Inkwell Magazine, October 2012

The Neighbors, NANO Fiction, Volume 6 Number 1, 2012

Alone, Ypsilanti, Neon Magazine, Issue #32, 2012

Of All That Breathes and Crawls Across the Earth, Stymie Magazine, January 2013

Behold, I Come As A Thief, Split Lip Magazine, January 2013

Yankee, Hobart, March 2013

Jennifer Aniston Comes To Stay Awhile, Punchnel's, 2013

It Comes With The Territory, Pithead Chapel, August 2013

Mercy, Gift And Rapture, Monkeybicycle, September 2013

Volcano, Revolution House, Issue 3

Need, Midwestern Gothic, Issue 10

You Are But A Pilgrim Venturing To A Strange And Honest Land, Cleaver Magazine, Issue 4

Coming Home, The Account, Issue 1

The Hook and The Haymaker, Buffalo Almanack, Issue 2

Maggie, Southern Humanities Review, Vol. 47, Issue 4, Fall 2013.

On The Empire City, Crossed-Out Magazine, 2014

The Moment Before The Earth Was Destroyed, Cheap Pop, February 2014

Monsieur and Mademoiselle, NEAT, Spring 2014

Outlaws, Joyland Magazine, May 2014

Live Off The Land, Stymie, June 2014

HELP, Wyvern Lit, Summer 2014

A Monument For The Dead, Metazen, 2014

Punch-For-Punch, PANK, Issue 10

That's How A Man Lives, The Bicycle Review, Issue 28

I Want You To Know I Was Here, Wyvern Lit, Issue Three

Habit Yourself To The Dazzle of the Light, Sundog Lit

A Bad Man, Gravel

Readings and Visions, Pithead Chapel, Vol. 3, Issue 11

The Punch-Line, Juked, February 2015

A Black Label Man, Miracle Monocle, March 2015

The Extra-Mile, storySouth, March 2015

Mr. Wimbledon, WhiskeyPaper, April 2015

One of Those Calls, Pangyrus, April 2015

Knights, Little Fiction, 2015

Everything That Blossoms,” Cheap Pop, 2015

Bear Fight, Night Train, 2015

Fire Was Coming, New Mexico Review

Carry What You Can Kill, Lockjaw Magazine

Don't Speed In Registers, Georgia, Cowboy Jamboree