Selected Publications


Buy The Devils That Have Come to Stay at or support independent bookstores and buy it at Strand Books or Powell’s Books

Pre-order my new climate-change sci-fi street art novel, All City, from my publisher, Seven Stories Press, or

Stay tuned for details on where to purchase my forthcoming book, Psychopomps (Civil Coping Mechanisms Press) due out in 2019!


Preview of “The Chuck Berry Tape Massacre” in The Carolina Quarterly

“The Wind, the Wind,” in Signal Mountain Review

“Rising,” presented as a winner of Sundress Academy for the Arts’s OUTSpoken Contest in Stirring 

“Cultural Reference” in Monkeybicycle

“Lead Paint” in Jenny


an essay of mine appears in Written On the Body: Letters from Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

“Horace Wilbur’s Paintbrush” appears in Aftermath: Explorations of Grief and Loss


“Hank Williams is Sacred” in Vol. 5 of Memoir Mixtapes

“Why I Moved in with My Best Friend and Her Family” in The Washington Post

“Home in Three Meals” in Cosmonauts Avenue (selected as a finalist for their non-fiction prize)

“How to Disappear” on Longreads

“The Good Things That Came When My Life Collapsed” in The Billfold


“Lost and Found: Alex DiFrancesco on Barbecued Husbands” in Tin House

“Where Transgender People Actually Get Their Clothes” in Pacific Standard

“The Challenges of Being a Transgender Chef” in Eater 

“Writing Trans Characters” in Brevity

“When a Cis Writer Does a Gender Reveal Correctly” in BookRiot

“The Risks of Telling Our Authentic Trans Stories” in The Establishment

“If Caitlyn Jenner Truly Cares About Trans Rights, I Have Some Advice for Her” in The Stir

“Last Exit: Four Readings of Selby’s Georgette” in Brooklyn Magazine


“My Everything, My Bear” on The Heart Podcast

“Truth or Dare” at Live Law Brooklyn