Poem Published in River and South Review

I’m grateful to River and South Review – particularly Alexandra Thomas, the managing editor, and H. T. Reynolds and Tasha Saint-Louis, the poetry editors – for publishing my poem, “How to Tell Your Teenage Daughter.” River and South Review is an online journal run by the students of the Maslow Family Graduate Program in Creative Writing at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA. They publish poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by new, emerging, and seasoned writers. Read the latest issue of River and South Review. Read “How to Tell Your Teenage Daughter.”Read more

Poem Published in The Bookends Review

Many thanks to The Bookends Review for publishing my poem, “Cinders.” Written from the perspective of a character named Joy, “Cinders” is from my work in progress. All the best to everyone who, like Joy, resists patriarchy. The Bookends Review, an independent creative arts journal, publishes fiction, nonfiction, poetry, interviews, essays, book reviews, and visual/musical works from around the world. Jordan Blum founded the journal in 2012 and is the editor-in-chief and the fiction editor. Anannya Uberoi and Katrenia Busch are the poetry editors. Read “Cinders”Read more

Poem Published in The Write City Review

I’m honored that my poem ~ “Patients Waiting” ~ has been selected for publication in The Chicago Writers Association anthology, The Write City Review, Volume 4 edited by Maggie Smith. Buy a copy of The Write City Review, Volume 4Read more

2022 Mary Mackey Short Story Prize Honorable Mention

My short story--"Nodders"--received an honorable mention in the 2022 Mary Mackey Short Story Prize judged by Gary Turchin. The Mary Mackey Short Story Prize is one of the categories in the annual Soul-Making Keats Literary Competition.  "Some say the world is a vale of tears, I say it is a place of soul-making."  John Keats    Read more