November 2016
Sam’s story, Venom, was named a top-ten finalist in The New Guard Literary Review’s Machigonne Story Contest, and will be published in Volume VI Summer/Fall 2017 edition. Preorder your copy here!
October 2016
Sam’s story, Venom, has earned Honorable Mention from one of his favorite publications, Glimmer Train, in their July/August Fiction Open Contest.
December 2015
Sam’s essay, A Hierarchy on the Value of Life, is featured in the yule addition of the Earth First! Journal. Order a copy here:
May 2015

Sam is honored to announce that his short story, Hourglass, has been awarded The John Gardner Memorial Prize in Fiction by the publication Harpur Palate. You can read Hourglass here:

April 2015

Sam’s novel-in-progress, Turning the Bones, was selected as one of ten finalists in the Columbus Creative Cooperative’s Great Novel Contest 2015.

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