"A word after a word after a word is power."  —margaret atwood
 

Selected Publications

  • A Writer Recommends, bi-weekly book column, Berkshire Edge, 2015
  • “Lucky Charms,” personal essay with interview, Alligator Juniper, Spring 2013
  • “To My Future Daughter, Dissecting Light,” poem, Philadelphia Inquirer online, 2012
  • “All the Steves,” essay, Alligator Juniper, 2011
  • “Imagining a Husband,” poem, Comstock Review 2011
  • “A Poem about the End of the World,” poem, Alligator Juniper, 2010
  • “The Miner,” poem, Diagram, 2010
  • “Native Land,” National Public Radio, 51%, January 2008
  • “Farewell,” creative nonfiction, Post Road, 2008
  • “Friend,” poem, Fence: The First Nine Years, 2008; originally published in Fence, 2001
  • “At Sea,” poem, Painted Bride Quarterly, 2008
  • “The Great Fire,” poem in The Sun, 2006
  • “In the Kitchen,” poem, Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, 2005
  • “There Are Other Views That Open Me,” poem, Hayden’s Ferry Review, 2002
  • “The Question You Ask On Your Back in the Field...,” poem, Hayden’s Ferry Review, 2002
  • “In the End,” poem, Puerto del Sol, 2002
  • “The Wheels’ Steely Motion,” & “My Body Repeats Itself,” poem, New Orleans Review, 2001
  • “Night Float,” essay, Red Mountain Review, 2006
  • “Moving,” essay, Alligator Juniper, 1997

 

SELECTED HONORS & AWARDS

  • The MacDowell Colony Residency & Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship, Peterborough, NH, 2013
  • Virginia Center for Creative Arts Residency Fellowship, Amherst, VA, 2013
  • Berkshire Women’s Interfaith Institute, Guest of Honor, Berkshire Fest of Women Writers, March 2013
  • Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation, Poetry Grant, 2012
  • Philadelphia Inquirer, Poetry Finalist, National Poetry Contest, 2012
  • Finalist, National Creative Nonfiction Contest, Alligator Juniper, 2011
  • Iowa Review Poetry Award, Poetry Finalist, 2010
  • Finalist, National Poetry Contest, Alligator Juniper, 2010
  • Poetry Fellowship FinalistProvincetown Fine Arts Work Center, 2009
  • Yaddo, Residency Fellowship, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2001 2002
  • Academy of American Poets Prize, University of Alabama, 2001