Chas’s published work includes fiction, narrative non-fiction, reviews, and essays. A few short selections are featured on a rotating basis here.
“We worry that love is just another facet of our desire to consume. I love what you’ve done with this new furniture. I love these leftovers I scarf out of the fridge at one in the morning. I love you.“
Originally published by theNewerYork, June 2014.
Republished by Derelict Lit, February 2019.
Versions of this piece were featured in readings at the New York Public Library in 2012 and Le Poisson Rouge in 2014.
“The choice to stand aside and offer help unnoticed isn’t always comfortable, especially if, like many people of privilege, you were raised to be the hero in your own story. This kind of thinking follows us even in situations where there are no real-world stakes, like in a video game.”
Originally published by Sinkhole Magazine, January 2018.
“Make yourselves memorable so the magazines have something to go with. Don’t show the faces of the soldiers: show only what they are, what they do; their batons, their rifles. “
Originally published in Vol. 4, Issue 1 of NANO Fiction.
Republished in NANO Fiction’s online archive in 2017.