Bragging Rights

Published work



Dopefiend: A Father’s Journey from Addiction to Redemption, from Central Recovery Press September, 2011.


As a Father, I Was Hardly a Perfect FitThe New York Times, June 2008.

“The Millionth Word on “A Million Little Pieces,” Together, New York Edition, July/August 2010 (reprinted).


Simon, I Have Something to Say to You, Relief 5.1, February 2011

Sobering,” Brevity 35, Winter 2011.

Satisfaction at Cape Disappointment,” Sweet 3.2, January 2011.

An Unfortunate Discharge,” Guernica, August 2010.

“20/20” The Yalobusha Review, Vol. XV, Summer 2010 (reprinted here).

What Kind of Father Am I?Sweet 2.1, September 2009.

Jimi Don’t Play Here No MoreBrevity 29, Winter 2009.

I AmBrevity 27, Summer 2008.


“An Unfortunate Discharge Early in My Naval Career” appears in, Best Sex Writing 2012: The State of Today’s Sexual Culture, January 2012 (originally appeared in Guernica titled, “An Unfortuante Discharge”).

“Save the Children” appears in, My Dad is My Hero: Tributes to the Men Who Gave Us Life, Love, and Driving Lessons, May 2009 (reprinted here).

“Jimi Don’t Play Here No More” reprinted in the chapbook, Rough Beast: Stories of Exile, from Bannock Street Books, April 2009.

2 thoughts on “Bragging Rights

  1. Aaron B says:

    Like your site Tim. Thanks again for giving me the address. I am checking out some of the sites you have listed and like what I see. You have some great articles you have published. I hope I too one day can do this. Talk to you later.

  2. Tim Elhajj says:

    Aaron, thanks for dropping by and offering the kind words. This blog has been a big part of my connection to the good people in the creative nonfiction camp around the world. You’d be surprised how much you can find online.

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