Forthcoming and Recent Work

Northern Appalachia Review

My new short fiction Seasons of Chico was published in Northern Appalachia Review in March 2023.

Sunbury Press

A historical biography I co-authored with sister Donna Burtch, W.G.: The Opium-addicted Pistol Toting Preacher Who Raised the First Federal African American Union Troops was published in May 2022 by Sunbury Press.

Riverfeet Press

My short story Animal Crossings will be included in the forthcoming anthology Awake in the World Volume III published by Riverfeet Press.

Ruminate Magazine

I have a short essay in Issue 61 which will be published in February, 2022.

Sunbury Press

A historical biography I co-authored with Donna Burtch will be published in 2022 by Sunbury Press (PA).

Gone Lawn Journal

My story Peep Quack was published October 31, 2021.

Flyover Country Literary Magazine

My story The Moose of Morrow County was published in this heartland focused magazine on September 24, 2021.

Schuylkill Valley Journal

My story At the Dark has been published in Volume 52, released August 31, 2021. This piece was first published last year at SVJ Online.

Gone Lawn: A Literary Journal

My new story Peep Quack will be published in Issue #42. Publication date will be forthcoming.

Riverbed Review

My poem, The Scavengers, was published in this Irish literary review dedicated to rivers on August 15, 2021.

Montana Mouthful Literary Journal

My story, But for the Grace of Maynard , was published in the June, 2021, issue of Montana Mouthful. This piece was edited by Jasmine Lamb.

Red Weather

A prose poem, As the Desert, was published in May, 2021, in Red Weather, the annual print literary journal of Minnesota State University at Moorhead.

True Chili (Underwood Press)

My short story Steam was published in True Chili, the western themed literary journal of Underwood Press, on January 15, 2021.

Great Lakes Review

The story Mrs. Weaver’s Weed was published in Great Lakes Review on November 12, 2020. This piece was edited by Mitch James.

Schuylkill Valley Journal

The story At the Dark was published in Schuylkill Valley Journal on October 19, 2020. This piece was edited by Jenna Geisinger.

American Fiction Volume 17 (New Rivers Press) 

The story The Owls of El Centro was published in American Fiction Volume 17, an anthology of New Rivers Press on November 1, 2019.
Volume 17 was edited by Andre Dubus Award winner and Pushcart Prize nominated author Bruce Pratt. Past judges and editors of American Fiction include Anne Tyler, Raymond Carver, Tobias Wolff, Joyce Carol Oates, Tim O’Brien, Alan Davis and Charles Baxter, among others.

Barren Magazine

The story Moths of a Distant Light  was published October, 2019, in Issue 11. This piece was thoughtfully edited by Pushcart Prize nominated author Meagan Lucas.

The Airgonaut

The story Their Wildness was published in the September, 2019 issue of The Airgonaut, edited by Sheldon Lee Compton.


The story Losing Will was published at BULL online in March, 2019. BULL is edited by former Many Voices Project winner and Pushcart Prize nominated writer Benjamin Drevlow.

Northwest Indiana Literary Journal

The story An Island Between was published online in September, 2018, in Northwest Indiana Literary Journal, edited by Pushcart Prize nominated and Lisagor Award winning author and journalist Joseph S. Pete.