chief brainstormer at Chill Subs with works in Booth, Hobart, Five on the Fifth, Jersey Devil Press, Maudlin House, and a bunch of elsewheres. *[ugh] at me for feature requests
Sturbridge, MA, United States
Selected work (36 publications)
The Last Cinnamon Raisin Bagel
Sky Island Journal
HuggerloversClench your fist, hard. Clench it and hold it until it is red and your palm is sweaty, your knuckles are white, your whole hand shaking; swallow that fist. Don’t panic. It should be over soon.
Five on the Fifth
TeacupIt was Dostoevsky or Nabokov, or some other -ski or -kov, or maybe a -lov or -kin that coined the canals of Saint Petersburg veins and, if they were right, Saint Petersburg is dead, frozen solid.
Three Poems That Have Something (Or Nothing) To Do With LoveWe lay down to watch a movie. My arm falls under her. She fall asleeps. I look over at my arm and think: Oh no. What if I get an itch on my wrist? What if my arm falls asleep? A cramp? What if the dog has to pee? Or I have to pee?
Locker Room Talk [Column]Monthly column for Lustery POV on how male sexuality develops over the years.[Radio Play] The Babushka SocietyThe Babushka Society is a demented magical-realism adventure set in the heart of Saint Petersburg, where two young men stumble across a babushka conspiracy, led by Russian fairytales’ stalwart character Baba Yaga. [S.I.R. Podcast][Column] Conversations With RussiansAn American writer living in Russia, explores various topics, from the pointless to the profound, through conversations with Russians.[Newsletter] The Pigeon PostA newsletter of sometimes informative, often personal, always humorous essays on life, the universe, and other things.[Blog] Flash-365Flash-365 was a collaborative project between an American writer, Benjamin Davis and a Russian Artist, Nikita Klimov. From October 2016-October 2017, they created one story and one picture every day for 365 days.
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