Ghost Girl

Forthcoming. Nightscript VIII, October 2022.


Read an Excerpt | Buy on Amazon | Review on Goodreads

In Florence, Alex, a trans man, embarks on a one-night stand which comes with some unexpected surprises. Foglifter: Volume 5 Issue 2, 2020.

The Greek Boy

Of Lord Byron and love at the end of his life. Bosie Magazine: Issue One, March 2018.

The Blind Tattooist

“She named herself ‘Lucky’, because that’s what the men with the pipes had said.” |tap|, June 2017.

Like Dying

A man recalls a childhood incident. US Represented, March 2015.

They Are Life

A fearless woman and the power of language. US Represented, March 2015.

Nothing Beyond This

Love at the edge of the world. US Represented, October 2013.

Man To Man

Two ranch hands and the promise of sex. Cactus Heart Issue # 1, May 2012.

The Racehorse

A race against place and time. Copperfield Review, Spring 2011.


A child survives the death of his mother. Pieces on Paper, 2009.


A young man mourns his father. University of East Anglia Graduate Anthology, 2008.

© 2012 – 2022 J. S. Kuiken