The Latest

"Third World Water" appears in The Chaffin Journal

What do residents of rural Tanzania, Flint, MI, and Kewaunee County, WI have in common? Undrinkable water. "Third World Water," published in the 2018 issue of The Chaffin Journal, connects their stories. 

April 30, 2018

"Fire and Time" appears in the Winter 2018 issue of Midwestern Gothic.

A personal and historical exploration of Midwest prairie fires and their role in land management from pre-settlement to present day. Published in Midwestern Gothic, Winter 2018.

February 20, 2018

"Letter to a Young Borrelia Burgdorferi" Appears in the Fall 2017 Issue of Seneca Review

My very short nonfiction piece, "Letter to a Young Borrelia Burgdorferi," an address to the Lyme bacteria, appears in the Fall 2017 Seneca Review

October 10, 2017

"The Birth of a Station," an article about WNUC-LP 96.7 FM in Detroit

My article about a new low-power FM radio station that's giving a voice to the people of Detroit's North End neighborhood appears in The Progressive online.

May 18, 2017

"Good Neighbors" appears in the Winter 2017 issue of The American Scholar

My essay, "Good Neighbors," appears the Winter 2017 issue of The American Scholar. The essay addresses the changing profiles of farmers and rural land use through the story of dealing with our neighbors and the beavers that reengineer our property line.

December 6, 2016