Hometowns: Long Beach, California; Subic Bay, the Philippines; Wichita Falls, Texas; Rota, Spain; San Diego, California; San Francisco, California; Prague, Czech Republic.
B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1991
Fiction and poetry in Quarterly West, paragraph, Puerto del Sol, Pindeldyboz, Salt Hill, The Mississippi Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Double Room, River City, Quick Fiction, The Alaska Quarterly Review, and SUDDEN STORIES: A MAMMOTH ANTHOLOGY OF MINISCULE FICTION (Mammoth Books, 2003).
Associated Writing Programs Intro Journals Project Award in Poetry, 2002. Academy of American Poets Prize, Indiana University, 2002. Ledig House International Writers Colony Residency Fellowship, 2002. Honorable Mention, Lois Davidson Ellis Literary Award, Indiana University, 2001. Ernest Hemingway Fellowship in Fiction, Indiana University, 1999-2000.