Short Fiction

“The Unlikely Bedfellow,” The Lifted Brow (No. 35, Sept. 2017)

Guest Editor, The Fantasist (No. 4: “The Special Space Opera Opera Issue,” Sept. 2017)

Forty-two Reasons Your Girlfriend Works for the FBI, CIA, NSA, ICE, SHIELD, Fringe Division, Men in Black, or Cylon Overlords,” McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern (50th Issue, Aug. 2017); previously in Buffalo Almanack (December 2015 Issue, p. 11) – Inkslinger Award Winner and McSweeney’s Student Short Story Contest Winner

Champollion’s FootMithila Review (No. 8, April-June 2017)

Jedi Night,” Skin Deep (No. 5: “Imagining 2043,” Sept. 2016); previously in The Best Teen Writing of 2011 (p. 35)

TetheredLightspeed (No. 72, May 2016); previously in Analog Science Fiction and Fact (July/August 2013 Issue); also reprinted in The 2014 Campbellian Anthology – Writers of the Future Semi-Finalist

“U.S. Man and the Gulab Jamun Machine,” The Best Teen Writing of 2010 – Creativity and Citizenship Award (Center for Constitutional Rights)

National Gold Medal Portfolio, Scholastic Art and Writing Awards (2011) [short stories and memoirs]

Jedi Night,” National Gold Medal for Short Story and Best-in-Grade Award (12th)

“Profiled,” featured on NPR’s The Takeaway with John Hockenberry [memoir]

“The Brief Numerous Lives of Tomás Paoli,” National Gold Medal for Memoir

“U.S.-Man and the Gulab Jamin Machine,” National Silver Medal for Short Story and the Center for Constitutional Rights’ Creativity and Citizenship Award