I’m an editor (Portland Noir and other books), publisher (Future Tense Books), bookstore employee (Powell’s Books), collage artist, and author (the short story collection Creamy Bullets, the memoir, A Common Pornography and the novel, This Is Between Us–Tin House, November 2013). My forthcoming book, I Made an Accident (Collages and Poems), will be out in late 2021, from Clash Books.

My stories and essays have appeared in publications and websites such as Salon, The Rumpus, McSweeney’s, Tin House, Paper Darts, Joyland, Longreads, Best Sex Writing 2012, and Best American Essays 2013.

I’ve lived in Portland, Oregon since 1992.

This is my website (born on January 5th, 2010) where I will update you on my projects, writings, and whereabouts. Welcome.

Here are a few goodies about me to get you started.

2020 Interview at Gertrude Press

2012 Atticus Review profile and interview

LitPark interview

Profile in The Stranger

Bookslut Interview

Featured Author at Identity Theory

Recommended Reading Interview

FYI: The header for this web site is from a photo of my childhood home while on fire. See page 36 of A Common Pornography for more details.

Contact me:  kevin (at) futuretensebooks (dot) com

Or send me presents: PO Box 42416, Portland, OR 97242