Publications

 

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FICTION:
“Broken”
“Working Backwards from the Worst Moment of My Life”

MEMOIR (Excerpts from LIAR):
The Rumpus

(Excerpts from LIAR as a work in progress titled: YOUR LIFE IN SEX DRUGS & ROCK AND ROLL)
The Nervous Breakdown
The Rumpus. Part one of a three part serial excerpt.
The Rumpus. Second excerpt.
The Rumpus. Third excerpt.

INTERVIEWS:
NPR: Press Play with Madeline Brand
Salon w/Cheryl Strayed
Entropy
Points
Los Angeles Review of Books
City Lights Books
CarolineLeavittville
LA Review of Books FOB Video
Chicago Tribune
MANARACHY/BOOKED
KCET
KCET Outtakes
PEN Blog
CarolineLeavittville
Three Guys One Book
The Writer’s Inner Journey
The Rumpus
Citron Review
Self-Interview at TNB
Absolute Write
Mourning Goats
Overnight Success

PODCASTS:
Booked Podcast Reading w/Emily Rapp and Rob Roberge
This Podcast Will Change Your Life: Episode 64
Booked Podcast
Poetiscape w/ Rich Ferguson and Rob Roberge, rarebirdradio

ESSAYS:
Read It Forward: The Second Person
Largehearted Boy (essay on music that should accompany LIAR)
Signature: Edit Your Darlings: Memories, Memoirs, and the Cutting Room Floor
Psychology Today: Seven Lies I Told Myself About My Addiction
The Rumpus: You or Someone Like You (about teaching crazy students)
The Rumpus: You Can’t Take Me Anywhere (a report from 2012’s AWP Conference)
The Nervous Breakdown: Story of the story TNB. The State of Publishing
Largehearted Boy (essay on music that should accompany WORKING BACKWARDS FROM THE WORST MOMENT OF MY LIFE)

ON WRITING:
Writing prompt #1 for Writers at Work
Writing/revision prompt #2 for Writers at Work
TNB. “On Working Backwards From the Worst Moment of My Life”
The Rumpus: F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Flexible First Person

ESSAYS ABOUT GUITARS AND AMPS:
About 20 articles about oddball and rare guitars and amps My Rare Guitars

PRINT

SHORT STORY PUBLICATIONS:
“Money and the Getting of Money” Sensitive Skin 7
“Stooge” Black Clock 11
“Suicide Doors” Southern California Review
“Winston Salem” The Nervous Breakdown
“Interstate” Washington Square Review
“Working Backwards from the Worst Moment of My Life” Chelsea/59.
“Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams” Other Voices
“Swiss Engineering” Zyzzyva
“Live Audiences” Alaska Quarterly Review
“Beano’s Deal” Other Voices.
“Border Radio” Santi: Lives of Modern Saints
“Earthquake” Parting Gifts
“Whatever Happened to Billy Brody?” Vortical Magazine and Phantom Seed #2
“A Headache From Barstow to Salt Lake” Zink: A LitZine
“Do Not Concern Yourself With Things Lee Nading Has Left Out” The Literary Review:10 Writers Worth Knowing
“An Insufficient Manner in Which to Distinguish Jesus From a Bowling Ball” (play) 1812, A Literary Magazine

ANTHOLOGIES:
“Money and the Getting of Money” California Prose Directory 2014: New Writing from the Golden State (Outpost19 2014)
“Earthquake” NEW CALIFORNIA WRITING (Heyday, 2012)
“Diverters” ORANGE COUNTY NOIR (Akashic, 2010)
“Border Radio” SANTI: LIVES OF THE MODERN SAINTS (Black Arrow Books, 2008)
“The Exterminator” ANOTHER CITY: WRITING FROM LOS ANGELES (City Lights Books, 2001)
“The Exterminator” IT’S ALL GOOD (Manic D Press, 2004)
“Working Backwards From the Worst Moment of My Life” LOS ANGELES UNDER THE INFLUENCE (Doublewide Press, 2001)

NON-FICTION:
“Room # 8, Joshua Tree Inn” THE DEVIL’S PUNCHBOWL: A CULTURAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL MAP OF CALIFORNIA (Red Hen, 2010)
“Interview with Billy Pitman” Vintage Guitar Magazine (February, 2010)
“The First Time I Was Arrested” LOVE (Don’t Hang Back Press, 2009)
“City Boy” Seismic Magazine (Winter, 2009)
“My Cock Piercing” Penthouse (2009)
“Urinals Tour Diary: A Week on the Road with the Most Polite and Punctual Band in Punk Rock” PENNY-ANTE 3 (Penny-Ante Press, 2009)
“Influences” LOS ANGELES UNDER THE INFLUENCE (Doublewide Press, 2001)

FILM AND PERFORMANCES:
HONEST PETE (short movie, 2004: writer, director, producer, editor): Shown at various festivals, including the Arizona Festival for the Book: Alternative Publishing and Performance
WORST CASE SCENARIO (writer): Feature-length movie, shot summer, 2000
“I’ll Give You Something to Cry About” (play) SANTA’S BUSTED JAW FESTIVAL: Los Angeles Theater Collective (1999)
“$500 Before Breakfast” (play) CONQUEST OF THE NEW WORLD: Empire Red Lip Productions (1997)

 
 
 

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