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.
This flash in Occulum 13 is maybe the most disturbing and certainly the most romantic thing I’ve ever written.
I was standing in line in Starbucks when I got the acceptance email from my dream mag Bourbon Penn for this story and in my shock and delight I turned around and gave the old lady behind me all of the money in my pockets. It was kind of weird. So is this story.
My latest story is up today on the Tales To Terrify podcast. Tune in here.
Dark Winter Lit is a beautiful online magazine. Proud to be a part of it. Check out my latest flash Water Bird.
I’ve been a fan of Brave Voices Magazine for a while. Here is my poem Lungs featured there last month.
The wonderful magazine Reckon Review was kind enough to run my piece “Ten Steps To Getting Rid Of The Ghost In Your House.” I hope you like it.
I wrote “The Herons” after a day of walking and driving around the Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge and was lucky enough to have the poem picked up by Feral Journal of Poetry and Art for The Hunger Issue. I hope you like it.
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…
An online zine called Punk Noir Magazine was kind enough to run a fierce mermaid flash I wrote called “I Knew By The Tail.” Content warning: miscarriage.