Recent short fiction

Winter Break, 1986, about family responsibility and the pickle business, in Scud.

The First Hard Fight, short story about the Korean War and Queens and being Jewish in the 50s, at Cagibi.

Troopship, about young conscripts on a transport to the Korean War, originally published in Newtown Literary.


Uggs for Gaza and Other Stories, short story collection.


Adjunctivitis, about academia and the gig economy in Los Angeles, Kindle Single.

False Economies, about an American in 1980s London, Kindle Single.

Selected Short Fiction

His Grandmother’s Memory, a short story about possession, Kindle Single.

Uncle Oatmeal, about recovering, or not recovering, in Killing the Buddha.

The German Photographer, about success and failure in New York City, originally published in The Parenthetical Review.

Bourges, 1990, about music and France before the Internet, in The Weekly Rumpus.

The Real Story of Nigel Embo, about race, art and male competition, in Jewish Fiction.

UGGs for Gaza: a story about love and lying in LA, in The Normal School.

Selected Very Short Fiction

Tohu-Bohu, in Zeek.

How to Make Classic Chicken and Rice, in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.