Published Works


final cover 1Leaving the Wire: An Infantryman’s Iraq
A narrative memoir of a year in the Iraq War through a grunt’s eyes.

ret the colors

Essay in Retire the Colors: Veterans and Civilians on Iraq and Afghanistan


Short Fiction


This fictional short story, set in pre-surge Iraq, examines the aftermath of a killing during a checkpoint operation.
Published November 2014 in As You Were: The Military Review, Vol. 1

This fictional short story explores an Iraq veteran’s attempt to reconnect with an old friend. It’s the first of many more set in West Virginia.
Published November 2014 in As You Were: The Military Review, Vol. 1

Green Eyes
Short fiction examining the weight of the past as a young veteran attempts to navigate the intricacies of romantic relationships.
Published April 2015 in The Blue Falcon Review, Vol. 2

“The Great White Hunter”
A short story about how a veteran’s experience in the Iraq War came to put a damper on a long held family tradition. Published October 2015 in O-Dark-Thirty.

Short fiction about the dynamics between young men made complicated by service in war and masculine competition Published June 2021 in The Wrath-Bearing Tree

The Bus Driver 
Published July 2021 in Wilderness House Literary ReviewVol. 16, No. 2


“‘A Choice Body of Men’: An Overview of the Continental Army on the Upper Ohio, 1775-1783
A research article focused on the Continental Army’s experience on the Appalachian frontier during the American Revolution
Published May 2021 in The Journal of the American Revolution

Web Pieces

“Giving A Voice to the Unspeakable: A Chat with Joseph Galloway”

“What We Talk About When We Talk About ‘Thank You for Your Service”

“Down the Rabbit Hole”

“Living With Killing: Lifting the Weight of Moral Injury”

“Why We Write About War”

Battle Fatigue in the Second World War” 

“Roger That: Army Infantry Communications in WWII” 





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