At the Moment…

I am composing a memoir in essays centered around my Army experience as well as my deployment to Afghanistan, E-Nothing.

Also, I am working on a collection of lyric essays exploring the relationship between nature, Blackness, and surrealism titled Drip.

Creative Nonfiction

“More Than Water.” Colorado Review

“Eden.” Cream City Review

“Mother Goddess of the World.” Flyway

“Walking Through Nature in Nikes.”

“Angels’ Reach.” Alchemy Literary Magazine

“Notes from a Forklift Driver.” Barely South Review

“Children of the Earth.” Ponder Review

(Pushcart Prize Nomination)

“Poor Man’s Gold.” Quarterly West

“Side Effects of Being Dunked On.” Speculative Nonfiction

“Brimstone.” Hunger Mountain Review

“En Garde.” Bat City Review

“The Breath of God.” Southern Humanities Review

(Pushcart Prize Nomination)

“The Grass Crown: A Coronation.” Indiana Review

“Daily Bread.” The Pinch Journal

(Pushcart Prize Nomination)

“The Burial of Pompey.” Tahoma Literary Review

(Pushcart Prize Nomination)

“Blueprint.” DIAGRAM

“Songbird.” Gulf Coast

“The Lucky Ones.” Willow Springs

“Bojangles’ In Bed.” Southern Indiana Review

Drip.” The Rumpus

“Turf Wars.” Thin Air Magazine

“Describing the Jordan XI Space Jams with My Eyes Closed to
a Blind Man While Working at Foot Locker.” Portland Review


“Joint Readiness.” The South Carolina Review

“The Day Bahlul Died.” Scoundrel Time

(Pushcart Prize Nomination)

“Plymouth.” Atticus Review

“Something About the Romans.” Brilliant Flash Fiction (Best of the Net Nom.)

“Blue Feathers.” Adelaide Literary Magazine


“Drawing on Fire Guard.” South Dakota Review (forthcoming)

“Finding Fire.” Peatsmoke Journal

“Sage.” Tulane Review

“Facing Extinction.” Santa Clara Review

“5 AM in Gaul.” Santa Clara Review

“Black Caesar.” Arkana Lit Mag


Evan is always available for side collaborations and talks worldwide. If you want to chat about writing, teaching, books, or anything else, don’t hesitate in reaching out.