Forthcoming publication in The Marine Corps Gazette (online) of the military think piece, “With Great Power Competition Comes the Responsibility for Great Talent Management.”
Forthcoming publication of three nonfiction essays/journal entries in A Journal of the Pandemic Year.
Published the nonfiction essay “UXO” in Southeast Missouri State University Press’s Proud To Be: Writing By American Warriors, Volume 10 anthology, earning Honorable Mention in the Essay category.
Published the nonfiction piece, “From Deployment to Homecoming. And a Pregnancy During Lockdown.” in The War Horse (Reflections, 25 August 2021), an online, nonprofit journal about military service, war, and its impact.
Published two photographs in Southeast Missouri State University Press’s Proud To Be: Writing By American Warriors, Volume 9 anthology, “CH-53D Ramp Gunner” and “AH-1W Cobra Waiting at FOB Edinburgh.” Winner of the anthology’s photo contest with “CH-53D Ramp Gunner.”
Published a One-Minute Memoir, One Small Moment, on BREVITY’s Podcast (Episode #10).
Published in NELLE (Issue #1, 2018), the literary journal of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, for the nonfiction piece, “Order Up.”
Published in the Spring 2018 issue of The Pitkin Review, the literary journal for graduate students in Goddard College’s MFA program, for “Left-Hand Auto.” Two photographs were also published: Guru and Maldivian Fisherman.
Published in the Fall 2017 issue of The Pitkin Review, the literary journal for graduate students in Goddard College’s MFA program, for “Kill Schedule.” Two photographs were also published: Kayak Under Pier and Sitting At The Dock.
Published in the Spring 2017 issue of The Pitkin Review, the literary journal for graduate students in Goddard College’s MFA program, for “Don’t Google Your Ex.” Two photographs were also published: Roaring Carousel and Poodle Feet.
Published numerous articles for eight issues of Anchors Aweigh, the University of Wisconsin at Madison’s Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) Badger Battalion’s bi-annual newsletter, and was Assistant Editor for four issues.
Two photographs published in Mixed Metaphors, Carleton College’s July 2001 Summer Writing Program literary magazine.
Essay published in the Minnesota newspaper, Star Tribune, Variety section for the “Mindworks” monthly forum for young writers.
Poem, “The Peninsula,” published in New Voices 2001 (Number 23), a collection of fiction and poetry by Minnesota high school writers edited by Bemidji State University staff.
Winner of Southeast Missouri State University Press’s Proud To Be: Writing By American Warriors, Volume 9 anthology photo contest with the black-and-white photograph, “CH-53D Ramp Gunner.”
Selected as one of 150 writers across the United Kingdom (with over 1,700 manuscripts submitted) to attend WriteNow – Bristol, a daylong event organized by Penguin Random House UK that connected 50 writers from diverse backgrounds with literary professionals, including a one-on-one meeting with an editor.
Shortlisted – Highly Commended for the 2016 Yeovil Literary Prize in the Writing Without Restriction category for the mini-graphic novel, The Adventures of Captain Leatherneck in “Unexpected.”
Placed First in the Open Class Division (Dry Media Class, Fantasy Lot) at the 2006 Benton County Fair in Sauk Rapids, MN for drawing, “I Read The Front Page Today.” Medium was graphite pencil and charcoal.
Placed First Premium in the Educational Division Individual Exhibits at the 2001 Minnesota State Fair for drawing, “Tiger.” Medium was colored pencils.