Down the River, Myths and Legends, ed. Kate Bernheimer. Norton, 2014.
Welcome to the Jungle, Writing Today: Second Edition, ed. Richard Johnson-Sheeham and Charles Paine. Pearson, 2013.
Get a Job: the importance of work in prose and poetry (originally published in Poets & Writers), The Writers’ Notebook 2, Tin House Books, Fall 2012.
Literature: Craft and Voice, The Roof People ed. Nicholas DelBanco and Alan Cheuse, McGraw/Hill, 2012
The Mud Man in Monsters: A Collection of Literary Sightings, edited by BJ Hollars, the debut book from Pressgang, a new press out of Butler University. 2012.
Invasion Models for Writers: Short Essays and Composition, 11/e, by Alfred Rosa and Paul Eschholz, Bedford/St. Martins, 2012
The Rubber Band Gun in Significant Objects, Fantagraphics, 2011
The Tree New Stories from the Midwest, Ohio University Press, 2010
Impact Hint Fiction, edited by Robert Swartwood. W.W. Norton, 2010
The Tree Contemporary American Flash Fiction, edited by Todd James Pierce & Ryan Van Cleave, MacAdam/Cage 2010
Dial Tone American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940s Until Now, edited by Peter Straub, Library of America, 2009
Refresh, Refresh in Home of the Brave: Stories in Uniform, edited by Jeffery Hess. Press 53. 2009.
Refresh, Refresh You Must Be This Tall To Ride: Stories On Growing Up and Essays by the People Who Wrote Them, ed. B.J. Hollars, Writers Digest Books, 2009
Refresh, Refresh Best of the Pushcart Prize, ed. Bill Henderson. 2009.
Unearthed Poe’s Children, Random House, ed. Peter Straub, 2008
Swans Surreal South, Press 53, eds. Laura and Pinckney Benedict, 2008
Refresh, Refresh Selected Shorts: Wartime Lives. 2007. An audio anthology featuring actors reading such war fiction as Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried.
Refresh, Refresh The Pushcart Prize XXXI: Best of the Small Presses, ed. Bill Henderson
Refresh, Refresh Best American Short Stories 2006, ed. Ann Patchett, Houghton Mifflin
The Worst University Ever Sudden Stories, ed. Dinty Moore, Mammoth Books, 2003