Honors

“Repeat the Enchanting,” First Place flash contest winner, Midway Journal, 2020

“Amen,” Finalist in Exposition Review’s Flash 405 themed contest, 2020 

“Uprooted,” First Place contest winner, Baltimore Review, 2019

“Topography of a Tongue,” Runner-up in themed contest, Headway, 2019

 “Seven Definitions of Secret [See-krit],” nominated for Puschart Prize, Negative Capabilities Press, 2019

“Une tête américaine,” long-listed for Lunch Ticket’s Diana Woods Memorial Award in Creative Nonfiction, 2019

“Neither Here Nor There,” Finalist in New Millennium Writings Monthly Muse on Home, 2018

“Fifty Days of Summer, 2014,” nominated for Puschart Prize, Ascent, 2018

“The Fabric of Peace,” Finalist in Crab Orchard Review’s 2017 John Guyon Literary Nonfiction Prize, 2018

“Things Lost, Things Found,” nominated for Pushcart Prize and Best American Essays, Under the Sun, 2016

 

Podcasts

“Fire in my Mind,” Remix Mishkenot Sha’ananim International Writers’ Festival, 2020, 18:00 minutes

“The View from Masada,” Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season, NPR, 2018

“Call to Prayer,” One-Minute Memoir, Brevity, 2018

 

Literary journals 

“Ascension,” Bending Genres, forthcoming 2020

“Une tête américaine,” Stonecoast Review, forthcoming 2020

“Sounds Like,” The Gravity of The Thing, 2020

“Between Them,” The Maine Review, 2020

“Obsolete,” Atticus Review, 2020

“Oxeye Daisy,” CHEAP POP, 2019

“90 Seconds to Shelter: If an air raid siren didn’t sound and I didn’t have to run for cover then I would” and “Behind the Scenes of 90 Seconds to Shelter,” Bacopa Literary Review, 2019 

 “Illusion of Harmony,” Barren Magazine, 2019

“The World Fell at our Feet,” Miracle Monocle, 2018

“A Wondering Jew,” The New Haven Review, 2018

“Here,” Under the Gum Tree, 2018

“No Going Back,” 1966 Journal, 2018

“Hiraeth,” “The Land With Promise,” and “Tweezers,” The Tishman Review, 2018

“Circles and Words,” The Sunlight Press, 2018

“Muddled Emotions of a Demented Man,” Pithead Chapel, 2018

“Father, Son,” Gravel, 2018

“Time’s Up,” Manifest Station, 2018

“Collateral Beauty,” Citron 10: Celebrating 10 Years of the Short Form, The Citron Review, 2019/2017

“December 13, 2007,” past-ten, 2017

“Visiting My Ultra-Orthodox Brother, a World Apart,” The Forward, 2017

“So,” Thread, 2017

“Belongings,” SFWP Quarterly, 2017

“My Brother’s Face,” Full Grown People, 2017

“Sealed,” The Coachella Review, 2017

“An Analphabetic Story of Consonants,” ducts.org, 2017

“In Between Dreams,” Iron Horse Review blog on State of the Union, 2017

“When Worlds Collide: Writers Exploring Their Personal Narrative in Context,” Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, 2017

“Boxed In,” The Citron Review, 2016

Gas Masks and Wedding Vows,” Hippocampus Magazine, 2016

“More Ways Than One,” Indian River Review, 2015

“The View from Masada,” Drash Northwest Mosaic, 2012

“Belongings,” The Griffin, 2011

“The Other Woman,” Northwestern Alumni Magazine, 2010

“In the Name of Peace,” ducts.org, 2010

“At Gilda’s,” Hospital Drive: Words, Sounds, Images, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2009

“Birthday Wishes,” Mom Writers’ Literary Magazine, 2007

“Simone,” Mom Writers’ Literary Magazine, 2007

Three for the road: Husband, wife and the ‘other woman’,” San Francisco Chronicle, 2006

“In the car and under her spell,” Car & Travel, 2006

“Visiting Day: Afternoons with Hilda and Arthur,” ducts.org, 2006

Anthologies

“Of Zero Chroma,” Art in the Time of Covid 19, San Fedele Press, 2020

“Consonance of Akko,” Flash Nonfiction Food:  91 Very Delicious, Very True, Very Short Stories, 2020 

“Lucky to be Here,” My Brush with Death anthology, 2015

“Le Cahier de Fabienne,” Dumped: Women Unfriending Women, 2014

“Betrayed by My Own Tongue,” DimeStories: California, New Mexico, and Beyond! a celebration of 10 years of DimeStories, DimeStories, 2014

“Berlin,” Be There Now: Travel Stories from Around the World, 2012

“Making Peace,” Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive Thinking, 2012

“Mother Knew Best,” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Here Comes the Bride, 2012

“At Gilda’s,” Saying Goodbye: to the people, places and things in our lives, goodbyebook.com, 2011

Wall Street Journal

Expats and Their Parents: How to Handle Aging Issues from Afar,” 2016

When the Expat Parent is Left Behind,” 2016

An Israel-Based Expat Ponders Paris’s Day of Terror,” 2015

An Expat in Israel Amid Stabbings: Living with Fear in Our Daily Lives,” 2015

Expats and Education: Public, Private, and Other Possibilities,” 2015

10 Ways the Expat Life Is Like a Continual Espresso Buzz,” 2015

An Outsider Peering In: An Expat Reflects on Israel’s Memorial and Independence Days,” 2015

10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Moving to Israel,” 2015