"Everything goes down easier with sugar." Southwest Review.  Forthcoming.

"Smaller, lesser, things." decomP magazine. June 2018

"Fish Tank." Alaska Quarterly Review.  Winter/Spring 2018

"In the days of old things." Michigan Quarterly Review. Spring 2017. Lawrence Foundation Literary Prize, 2017.

"One for mirth, two for sorrow." All our misdeeds: An anthology.  2017

"A first that counts." HuffPost. Nov, 2016.

“A sense of falling.” Sanskrit Literary Magazine. 2016

The language of arrival.” Knee Jerk Magazine. March 2016.

“One for mirth, two for sorrow.” Westview literary journal.  Winter 2015.

Writing naked.”  Potomac Review blog. 2015

How to Live in America.” The Diverse Arts Project. Spring 2015.

“Listening for storms.” Gargoyle Magazine.  Fall 2015.

Wanting Medusa.” Inertia Magazine. Spring 2015.

It’s a privilege.” Brevity’s nonfiction blog. February 2015.

At the end.” Tayo literary magazine.  Spring 2015.

“A video store called Desire.” Moon City Review. Spring 2015.

“Eight O’ clock on Friday.” Willow Review. Spring 2015

The wandering Albatross of Summer.” Prairie Schooner. October 2014.

“Sparkle, sunshine.” Concho River Review.  Fall 2014.

Finalist.  Doris Betts Fiction Prize. North Carolina Writer’s Network. “Breathing at the end of the light.” 2014

“God in the chicken coop.” Bartleby Snopes. 2014.

This is how I met you. Or love in the age of Hollywood.” Fat City Review. 2014

The Baring.” Word Riot. 2013

A moment of Silence”  Out of Print magazine. 2013

Why I am not voting in the Pakistan Elections.” Tribune Online. 2013

Writing from a distance.” Potomac Review Blog. 2013

“Interlude.” Electric Grace: Still more fiction by Washington area women. 2009

Freedom.” Pakistaniaat: A journal of Pakistan Studies. 2009

"The Fazl mosque." Review of Religions. 2006