Articles and Stories

"The Warden Takes a Murderer to the World Series: A Tale of Depression-Era Compassion"--published in THE COOPERSTOWN SYMPOSIUM ON BASEBALL AND AMERICAN CULTURE, 2005-2006 (McFarland & Company)

"Homecoming: Family, Place, and Community in Sara Vogan's IN SHELLEY'S LEG and Thomas Oliphant's PRAYING FOR GIL HODGES"--published in THE COOPERSTOWN SYMPOSIUM ON BASEBALL AND AMERICAN CULTURE, 2007-2008 (McFarland & Company)

"On the Brink: Babe Ruth in Dennis Lehane's THE GIVEN DAY (co-authored with Patricia L. Bryan)--published in THE COOPERSTOWN SYMPOSIUM ON BASEBALL AND AMERICAN CULTURE, 2009-2010 (McFarland & Company)

"Distance"--winner of the 2007 Doris Betts Fiction Prize--published in the NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY REVIEW 2008.

"Boundaries"--winner of the 2011 Doris Betts Fiction Prize--to be published in the NORTH CAROLINA LITERARY REVIEW 2012.

"The Neighbor's Dog"--finalist for the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize 2008; finalist for the Doris Betts Fiction Prize 2009.

Selected Works

Nonfiction
MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN: A MURDER IN AMERICA'S HEARTLAND
"Midnight Assassin…offers an absorbing look at a 1900 murder in an Iowa farmhouse….”
USA TODAY
THE PLEA
THE PLEA is a dramatic true story of murder and redemption.
THE CALLED SHOT
THE CALLED SHOTcaptures all the drama of the 1932 baseball season and the World Series between the Cubs and Yankees.
Screenplay
MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN--the screenplay
A film version of MIDNIGHT ASSASSIN that tells the story from the point of view of Susan Glaspell.

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