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    Spring 2017 Publications

    While the vines outside my window bud and grow, new stories are imagined and written. Necessary Fiction published “Office Women: Three Portraits and Thirteen Questions,” in which I introduce three women who have found different ways to escape the bleak lives in which they feel imprisoned.…

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    Winter 2017 Publications

    Writing a novel is a longterm project. At least, it is for me. I may write a 1,000 words a day, but I’ve never written a novel in three months. I write and read back and rewrite and pause and question…

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    The Men on the Fence

    So proud my writing is featured in TriQuarterly. The story about empathy and territorial borders is, unfortunately, very relevant today. From Issue 151 – Winter/Spring 2017, preview of “The Men on the Fence.” The boy watches them from the outdoor pool, the…

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    Fall 2016 Publications

    Thanks to the kind and generous editors of some great magazines, I have several new pieces out since this summer. In Okey-Panky (Electric Literature)  “Walls” appeared. In Jellyfish Review “Brunch” was born. On Prairie Schooner, my essay “Playing the Sports Fan” got a chance. My…

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    Animal Puzzle

    My short story “Animal Puzzle” was published in Volume 50, Number 4, Year: 2016 of Denver Quarterly. NOMINATED FOR A PUSHCART PRIZE. Preview of “Animal Puzzle” It all began on Scheveningen beach with the sea rolling toward them in long waves, leaving foam…

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    The Empty Space in Front of Your Hand

    Green Mountains Review published my essay “The Empty Space in Front of Your Hand.” It’s a personal essay on inexplicable coincidences & the intersection of life and art. It also tells the story of how my husband and I met. Preview…