PLACES WE LEFT BEHIND, my experimental memoir-in-shorts, will be released in September 2023 by Vine Leaves Press.
Stories in Barren Magazine, Under the Sun, Ascent, Citron Review, Coachella Review, Atticus Review, Assay, CHEAP POP, Pithead Chapel, Hippocampus Magazine, Full Grown People, Under the Gum Tree, Dumped: Stories of Women Unfriending Women, and elsewhere.
Stories on Brevity’s One-Minute Memoir and NPR’s Hanukkah Lights podcasts.
Assistant Editor for Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction.
MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Gratitude to my four mentors: Douglas Glover, Patrick Madden, Barbara Hurd, and Connie Mae Fowler.
Chestnut Review for selecting “Crossroads: neither here nor there” as finalist for Prose Chapbook Competition in 2021
Sunlight Press for nominating “Amen” for Best of Net in 2021
Midway Journal for selecting “Repeat the Enchanting” as winner of the flash 2020 contest and for nominating it for a Pushcart Prize in 2020
Baltimore Review for selecting “Uprooted” as winner of the summer 2019 contest
Crab Orchard Review for selecting “The Fabric of Peace” as finalist for John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize in 2018
Negative Capability Press for nominating “Seven Definitions of Secret [See-krit]” for a Pushcart Prize in 2018
Ascent for nominating “Fifty Days of Summer, 2014” for a Pushcart Prize in 2017
Under the Sun for nominating “Things Lost, Things Found” for a Pushcart Prize and for Best American Essay in 2016
If I’m not in my home office, tinkering with words, find me on the mat, stretching my legs up my living room wall.