Pushcart Prize 2023 Nomination

In a shocking turn of literary events, the wonderful editors at Reckon Review nominated my essay “Ten Steps to Getting Rid of the Ghost in Your House” for a Pushcart. You can revisit this piece about my grief over my dad here. If you are afraid that I am going to be insufferable over this unbelievable honor, you are absolutely correct. I am so happy and grateful. So proud my head is exploding. And my heart.

Hush Lit Magazine Issue 3

Two of my poems appear in Issue 3 of Hush Lit. It’s a beautiful poetry venue, and I’m glad to be a part of it. “Anthills” recalls how my first reading of One Hundred Years of Solitude at seventeen informed how I behaved about romantic love for the rest of my life. I think most people have a story about the first time they read that novel. It’s powerful. “Consent” is in honor of my daughters and the way they move in the world. The rising generation of women and girls take so little bullshit from men. I can’t read…