-   Now We Can All Go Home: Three novellas in homage to Chekhov, November 2014. BkMk Press (Kansas City, MO.)

-   Café Deux Mondes. Ploughshares Solos, 2014 (ebook from Kindle Singles; Audible, 2015). Ploughshares Omnibus 3, 2015.

-     Secret Lives, stories.  Dzanc Books, rEprint Series, 2013. Originally published by Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas, TX, 2003. Winner, Best Book 2004, from Missouri Writers Guild.

-   The Heart, a feuillet, 1996.  Helicon Nine Editions (Kansas City, MO).

  -  The Clay That Breathes, a novella and stories. Dzanc Book, rEprint Series, 2013. Originally published in Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 1991.

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“Departures.” New Stories From the Midwest  2016, Ed. Lee Martin. New American Press, 2016.

"Cafe Deux Mondes." Ploughshares Solos Omnibus, Volume 3.  Ed. Ladette Randolph. Ploughshares/Emerson College, 2015.

"The Incident.” Kansas City Noir. Ed. Steve Paul, Akashic Books. Ltd., October 2012.

"The Altar."  The Broken Bridge: Fiction from Expatriates in Literary Japan.  Ed. Suzanne Kamata. Berkeley: Stone Bridge Press, 1997.

"A Lesson in Sounds."  Exposures: Essays by  Missouri Women. Ed. Sara Morgan.  Kansas City, MO: Woods Press, 1997.

"Tigers." American Fiction, Number 1.  Ed. Michael C. White. New York:  Birch Lane Press, 1990.  Prizewinner.

"The Enterprise."  Gardening the Skies, the Missouri Bienneial Anthology.  Springfield, MO: Southwest Missouri State University, 1988.

A Meditation

"Accept the gifts of fortune without pride, and part with them without reluctance."       --- Marcus Aurelius