Works In Progress

Tyrese is seeking representation for the following works in progress.

How To Sit: A Memoir In Pieces

How to Sit is a hybrid collection of approximately 10-13 short stories and essays designed to represent a fragmented memoir. Pieces included in this collection to date:


In the tradition of essay collections that examine the sick body, such as Leslie Jamison’s The Empathy Exams or Eula Bliss’ On Immunity: An Inoculation, my short story collection, Sugar, will examine the stories of characters who have dealt with the consequences of diabetes. Examples of pieces included in this collection are:

  • Uncle Pug.” 1:1000, July 2015.
  • “Elegy for a Dying Toe.” Forthcoming

Brown Grove

Brown Grove is a collection of stories centered around an extended black southern family on the outskirts of a small town. Examples of pieces included in this collection are:

  • “Tuna.” Day One. Forthcoming, January 2017.
  • “Keisha.” Forthcoming.