PUBLICATIONS

Tom's writings have appeared in over 100 magazines and anthologies

Short Stories and Books, Print

1. "A Passing Acquaintance," The Duck & Herring Pocket Field Guide, Winter, 2005

2. "Hot Flash," Staccato Magazine, Summer 2006

3. "Left in Right Field," The Duck & Herring Pocket Field Guide, Summer, 2006

4. "The Adequate Woman Takes to the Trees," The Apalachee Review, Summer 2006

5. "Five Places You Must Visit After You Die," Book of Dead Things, April 2007

6. "Good Girl, Bad Rep," Steel City Review Anthology #1, Fall 2007

7. "Call Me Mr. Positive," Intergalactic Medicine Show print anthology, Tor, August, 2008
(This story was called "brilliantly sardonic" by Publisher's Weekly)

8. "Honeymoon at the Pearly Gate," Desolate Places anthology, Spring 2008
(Reprinted as "Lune De Meil A Las Porte Du Paradis" Galaxie Science Fiction November, 2011)

9. "I'll Hate Me Bye and Bye," Hard-boiled Horror anthology, Spring 2008

10. "Give Me Your Nightmare," Sand Summer 2008

11. "Schadenfreude," Coach's Midnight Diner, Summer 2009

12. "Excavation," Redivider, Spring 2010

13. "Take It Like A Man," Ghost Anthology, Drollerie Press, Fall 2010

14. "I Regret I Must Eat You Now," Encounters Magazine, 2010

15. "Luck of the Harvest," Crossed Genres #22, Fall 2010 and Best Of Crossed Genre #2 anthology, Feb. 2011

16. "Brothers and Sisters," Best New Writers 2011 anthology, 2011

17. "Out On a Limb," Therefore I Am, Digital Science Fiction anthology, 2011

18. "Smothered and Covered," Needle: A Magazine of Noir, Spring 2012

19. "Goat Rodeo," William and Mary Review, Spring 2012

20. "Safety in Numbers," Battlespace Anthology, Summer 2012

21. "The Perpetual Pill," I'll Never Go Away Anthology #2, Winter 2012

22. "Snowman," Vector Press, 2013

23. "The Pissing Man," Thrice Fiction, Spring 2013

24. "Smothered and Covered," Best American Mystery Stories 2013, Winter 2013-14

25. Novel, "I'll Meet You Yesterday," Bundoran Press, Fall 2013

26. Short Story Collection, "Welcome to the Goat Rodeo," PageSpring Press, Fall 2013

27. "One Heart, So Many Oreos," Cosmic Vegetable, December 2013

28. "Family of Man," Contact: Stories of the New World, December 2013

29. "The King of Flotsamland," Amok anthology, Spring 2014

30. "Vintage Mark," Pulp Modern, Summer 2014

31. "This Might Hurt a Bit," Pure Fantasy and Sci Fi, Summer 2014

32. "Slice," Plan B Ominibus, Fall 2014

33. "Heirloom," Floyd County Moonshine, Spring 2015

34. "Sisyphus at Twelve," Kzine Magazine Issue 12, May 2015

35. "Honor Among Thieves," Mysterical-E Magazine, Summer 2015

36. "No Loose Ends," Dames and Sin Anthology, Summer 2016

37. "Empathy," Stories from the Near Future Anthology, Summer 2016

38. "The Youngtown Tune-up," Mystery Weekly Magazine, February 2016

39. "The Jackpot," Thuglit Magazine #22, March 2016

40. "Second-hand Monkey," Best of Ohio Short Stories Vol. #2, Fall 2016

41. "Tornado," The Neighbors Anthology, Jan 2017

42. "The Anvil," The Sonder Review, Summer 2017

43. "Selfie," Red Room Magazine, Winter 2017

44. "Dropping the Rhino," Bards and Sages Anthology, October 2017

45. "Death Is Not the Worst Thing," Enter the Rebirth Anthology, Summer 2018

46. "Chemo Queen," Switchblade Magazine, Spring 2018

47. "Abandoned," Landlocked Lyres, Spring 2018

48. "Jigsaw," Broadswords and Blasters Issue 7, October 2018

49. "The Bargain," Switchblade Magazine Issue Sixx, Summer 2018

50. "The Forsaken Wall," Alternative Theologies Anthology, Fall 2018

51. "Leave the World a Better Place," Tough Magazine, May 2018

52. "The Discovered Country," Suspicious Activities Anthology, Winter 2018

53. "Scout's Honor," Forklift Ohio, Winter 2018-19

54. "Hic," Knucklehead Noir Anthology, Spring 2019

55. "Honor Guard," Columbus Noir, Spring 2020

56. "Pilgrims of the Milky Way," Space Opera Libretti Anthology, Winter 2020

57. Short story collection, Odds of Survival, January 2019

58. "Heirloom," Best Laid Plans Anthology, Spring 2019

59. "Love in the Time of Silicone," Pulp Modern Tech Noir issue, October 2019

60. "Blood Will Have Blood," Kzine Magazine, January 2020

61. "Pesticide," Tidbits Anthology, Winter 2019

62. "The Gift," Mystery Tribune, 2020

63. Novel, Bringing Knickerbocker Home, Amazon, 2020

64. Novel, Blood of the Poppy, Amazon, 2020

65. Novel, Everything Is Inevitable, Amazon, 2020

Short Stories and Books, Electronic

1. "The Writing Life," Hobart, December 2005

2. "A Slave to His Possessions," Hiss Quarterly, June 2006

3. "Cast of Characters," Defenestration Magazine, May 2006

4. "Killing Myself Has Changed My Life," Afterburn SF, July 2006

5. "Your Friend on the Outside," Thieves Jargon, July 13th, 2006

6. "Call Me Mr. Positive," Intergalactic Medicine Show, February, 2007

7. "My Daughter of Many Colours," Coyote Wild, Spring 2007

8. "Good Girl, Bad Rep," Steel City Review, Summer/Fall 2007

9. "Cats Discover Text Messaging," Temenos Magazine, Spring 2008

10. "Assassin," Fiction at Work, September 22, 2008

11. "Chicken Soup for the Sadomasochist," 3:AM Magazine, January 2009

12. "Luck of the Harvest," Crossed Genres #22, September 2010

13. "Out on a Limb," Digital Science Fiction, July 2011

14. "Not All Love Smells Like Roses," Anomalous Press, 2011

15. "Jester," Penduline Press, Summer 2012 

16. "Cash," Heater Magazine, March 2013

17. "Clutter Coach," SQ Magazine, Spring 2014

18. "Hic," Plots with Guns, Winter 2013-14

19. "The Universal Liar's Club of Storm Lake, Iowa," Common Oddities, March 2014

20. "Palm Trees," Fifty-Word Stories, May 1, 2014

21. "Disappointment," Fifty-Word Stories, July 23, 2014

22. "Buzz," Olentangy Review, September 2014

23. "I've Known You for a Thousand Years," Nebula Rift, November 2014

24. "Another Man's Treasure," Beyond Science Fiction, July 2015

25. "Remember Me," Siren Literary Magazine, July 2015

26. "Vigilante," Heater Magazine, Summer 2015

27. "Even Steven," EXPOUND Magazine, September 2015

28. "The Art of Addition by Subtraction," Ekphrastic Review, March 2016

29. "Sweet Dreams," Perihelion SF, April 2017

30. "The Timid Librarian," Manslaughter Review, July 2017

31. "One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Dead Fish," Tough Magazine, October 2017

32. "To Leave the World a Better Place," Tough Magazine, April 2018

33. "Desert Justice," Tough Magazine, January 2019

34. "Fire," Yellow Mama, April 2019

35. "Vacuum," Crack the Spine, Issue 259, Fall 2019

Poems

  1. "Yin Days," , 1973

  2.  Somonka poem with Diane Kendig, , Fall, 2018

  3. "If All Time is Simultaneous," , January 2020

  4. "Predator," Your Daily Poem , August 29, 2019

  5. "In Memoriam, D.F.W.," , Fall 2019

 6.  "Smiles, Behind Cupped Hands," Harbinger Asylum, Winter 19-20

 7.  "The Mother in the Manhole," Headline Poetry & Press, February 2020

 8.  "Behind Closed Doors," Headline Poetry & Press, February 2020

 9.  "Darkness," Headline Poetry & Press, February 2020

10.  "Deluge," Heron Clan, April 2020

11.   "Memorial Day in the Cemetery, Navarre, Ohio," Heron Clan, April 2020

12. "Lucy in the Sky," Live Nude Poems, May 2020

13. "Halo," Voicemail Poetry, February 2020

14. "The Red-tipped Cane," Sonic Boom, April 2020

15. "Welcome Home," Love Notes You'll Never Read, Spring 2020

16. "Saturation," Love Notes You'll Never Read, Spring 2020

17. "The Derby," The Muse, Spring 2020

18. "My Last Pair of New Shoes," Bluepepper, March 2020

19. "Prom Queen," Five-Two Poetry, April 2020

20. "Beautiful Dreams," NGY Review, April 2020

21. "Sheltering in Place," Pendemic, May 2020

22. "A Chance Meeting," Subterranean Blue Poetry, 2021

23. "The Imposter Syndrome," Marathon Literary Review, August 2020

24. "A Love Story," Five-Two Poetry, October 2020

25. "This is Not that Poem," Plainsongs, January 2021

26. "The Inverted Yield Curve," The Aurora Review, December 2020

27. "Winter Vacation," The Bangor Literary Journal, December 2020

28. "Anything Goes," Five-Two Poetry, February 2021

29. "Orphans," Aji Magazine, Spring 2021

30. "Response to a Card Found in a Second-Hand Collection of William Stafford Poems"

Hole in the Head Review, February 2021

31. "Alone," Global Poemic, Winter 2020-21

32. "Faith," Identity and Truth anthology, March 2021

33. "Anniversary," Your Daily Poem, February 9, 2021

34. "The Stages of Man, 2021," Your Daily Poem, May 15, 2021

35. "More," The Metaworker, March 1, 2021

36. "Breathe," [insert] Zine Ancestry issue, March 2021

37. "Another World," Five-Two Poetry, April 2021

38. "Surprise," Reckoning 6, Spring 2021

39. "The Invisible Man with a Shoe Rag Knows Everything," Proem, Summer 2021

40. "In the Land of Money," The New York Quarterly, Summer 2021

41. "After the Falcon," MockingHeart Review, June 2021

42. "Folk Wisdom," Tether's End Magazine, Summer 2021

43. "A Good Walk Spoiled," Mono, June 2021

44. "Customers," Corvus Review, Summer 2021

45. "Frippery," Jupiter Review, June 2021

46. "Teeter-totter," Five-Two Poetry, Summer 2021         

47. "Grievances," Backchannels, Summer 2021

48. "Pyrophytes," Topical Poetry, August 15, 2021

49. "Twelve Examples of Liberosis," Modern Poetry Quarterly Review, Summer 2021

50. "Ringlorn," Modern Poetry Quarterly Review, Summer 2021

51. "Symmetry," North Dakota Review, Summer 2021

52. "Tinsel," 13 Days of Christmas anthology, December 2021

53. "Christmas Yet to Come," 13 Days of Christmas anthology, December 2021

 

Podcasts

1. "The Hard Way," Well Told Tales, June 15, 2007

2. "Give Me Your Nightmares," Cast Macabre, Fall 2010