Other Work Online

Here are some other selected works of mine, and where you can find them online.

Creative nonfiction:

“On Ambiguity,” in Raw Data: Living in the Fallout from the Coronavirus.

“Off Trail”  in Midwestern Gothic, and Weber—The Contemporary West.

“Hallucinating in Suburbia: John Cheever, Buddha and the Unabomber on the Urban Ultramarathon” in Sport Literate.

“Winter Liminal” in the Great Lakes Review‘s Narrative Maps Project.


“Persistence Hunting,” in Mud Season Review.

“Walking Sophie,” in 34th Parallel.


“Pick Your Own,” Best-in-Show Winner, Mock Turtle Zine contest, issue #17.


“Dark Flower” is a collaborative video-poem I constructed from a poem series by my mother, Cathryn Essinger, about unsolved murders in rural Ohio, and appearing in her book What I Know About Innocence, available from Main Street Rag Publishing Company.  The video-poem is published on DVD, packaged with the book, but can also be viewed online here.