The Bold Italic 2019
When I was in high school, Mom picked me up from school two hours early for being gay. “What are you?” she asked me. “Some kind of queer?”
When we arrived at the neurologist’s office, I ran to the bathroom and pretended to have a seizure. For the past two months, I’d been faking seizures to get out of chores and high school, so it was a habit..
The Rumpus 2017
“Did you know that sonofabitch hit Ruby in the back of the head with a shovel?”
Mom had a habit of referring to everyone, even her own children...
Rumblefish Quarterly 2017
Mom loved to tell the story about how she almost killed Dad. “I grabbed that butcher knife and I told him, ‘You take one more step and I'll..."