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    Let me tell you this: someone at some future time will think of us
                                                                                 - Sappho

 

July / August 2014 News:

 

Desert Exposure selected my poem "Angel Loop - September" as one of its 2014 Writing Contest winners and for eventual publication.

Mused - BellaOnline Literary Review accepted my poems "Grand Canyon" and "Woman at the Crossroad" for its fall 2014 edition.

ELJ Publications accepted my novel Audrey: A Book of Love for 2015 publication.

origami journal published my short story "The Girl Who Moved to Atlanta" in its summer 2014 issue.

The winners of the Fifteenth Glass Woman Prize have been announced.

My most recent novel, Beauty Sleeping, is available from lulu.com, amazon.com and other online booksellers. It is the story of an artist's journey through self-doubt and a self-effacing sense of duty, both proving to be formidable foes.

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The Sixteenth Glass Woman Prize is currently considering direct submissions from former readers and/or winners or finalists of the prize, together with material from my personal reading in other sources. The current reading period ends September 21, 2014.

 

 

Ongoing Showcase of Works by Friends  

Please visit the evolving page on this website called FriendShip, which showcases written and visual work by my friends. 

 

Recent and forthcoming publications:   

 

Stone Highway Review accepted my poem "Meteorite" for publication.

River Poets Journal republished my story "Thirteen Attempts At Saving My Soul" in its "The Last Time I Ran Away" anthology (May 2014).

A book talk for Beauty Sleeping took place at the Silver City Public Library on April 24, 2014.

Poydras Review published my story "Blue Satin Princess" in its March 4, 2014 edition.

Desert Exposure published my article "Fairy Tale Love" in its February 2014 edition.

Scissors & Spackle published my stories "Old Man, Park, Bus, Winter, Spring," "The Anniversary," and "The Photograph" in Issue 12, 2014.

Epiphany published my story "Fury Minuet" in its February 2014 edition.

Taj Mahal Review published my story "Heron Dream" and my poem "A Fable of Leaves" in its December 2013 issue.

The Write Place at the Write Time published my poems "After Long Absence" and "The Wanderers" in its Autumn/Winter 2013 edition.

Eclectica Magazine published my story "Annette and Florian" in its October/November 2013 issue.

Writing As Dance: Trusting the Mystery" was published as part of Michelle Elvy's monthly column "Writers on Writing" in Awkword Papercut October 1, 2013.

Stone Highway Review published my prose poem "Someone Is Always Leaving" in its September 2013 issue.

Olentangy Review published my poem "Vincent Van Gogh" online (August 2013).

The Linnet's Wings published my story "Good Friday--Mary Magdalen" in its Summer 2013 edition.

Glow Worm published my poem "Vincent van Gogh" in its Tuesday Poem series (July 31, 2013)

Requited published my poem "Child" in its Issue 9 (July 2013).

Olentangy Review published my poems "Midsummer Night's Wake," "Connecticut Avenue," and "Water on Mars" (June 1, 2013) and in its Summer 2013 digital issue (June 21, 2013). For a complimentary digital copy, please email info@olentangyreview.com.

Mused - BellaOnline Literary Review published my poem "The Game" in its summer 2013 edition.

River Poets Journal published my story "My Mother Loved to Dance" in its Special Editions 2013: Tales from the Matriarchal Zone.

Rose & Thorn Journal published my poem "Neruda's Mermaid" in its final issue (Spring 2013). 

Smoking Poet published my story "Pollution" in Issue #24 (Spring 2013).

Rose Red Review published my poems "A Woman to God" and "Vivaldi's Winter Missing You" in its Spring 2013 issue.

Pure Slush published my unicorn story "Dress Size" in its fashion theme issue on March 20, 2013.

Eternal Haunted Summer published my poem "Sleeping Beauty" in its spring equinox 2013 issue.

Blue Fifth Review published my flash fiction "Salome Comments" in its Flash Special (March 2013 / 13.6).

The Lorelei Signal published my story "Who Will Wed This Woman" in its Jan - Mar '13 Issue.

Pure Slush accepted my story "Cabeceo" for a print anthology entitled Barcode planned for late 2013.

Pure Slush published my story "Beauty and the Beast: At the Law Firm" in its office theme issue on February 20, 2013.

Blue Fifth Review published my flash fiction "The Look" in its Blue Five Notebook (February 2013 / 13.3)

Wilderness House Literary Review published my poem "Burning" (Volume 7, No. 4; winter 2012).

River Poets Journal published my story "A Scattering of Rivals" in its Autumn/Winter 2012 edition.

THRUSH Poetry Journal published my poem "The Storyteller" in its January 2013 edition.

Poydras Review published my story "Conspiracy Theory" on December 27, 2012.

The Linnet's Wings published my poem "Pine Siskin" in its Winter 2012/2013 edition.

My prose piece "Thirteen Attempts at Saving My Soul" appeared in A Baker's Dozen: Thirteen Extraordinary Things: Issue 4.

Blue Fifth Review plans to publish my ultrashort flash fiction "Salome Comments" in a March 2013 special edition.

Poets Against War, Canada published my poem "Pieta" November 16, 2012.

Loch Raven Review published my story "Plaisir d'Amour" (Vol. VIII, No. 3, Fall 2012).

New Verse News published my poem "When Lightning Strikes Men" October 15, 2012.

My Mother's Story: North Vancouver, a play collage of the stories of eight mothers of eight current North Vancouver daughters, ran at North Vancouver Presentation House Theatre October 17, 2012 - October 28, 2012. My mother, Sigrid Rausch, is among the eight mothers featured in the play. Reviewed at straight.com.

The Write Place at the Write Time published my story "The Gift" in its September 22, 2012 edition.

Mused - BellaOnline Literary Review published my poems "Japanese Paper Flowers" and "The Involuntary Optimist" (September 22, 2012)

Whistling Shade published my fairy tale "The Most Beautiful Voice" in its Spring-Summer 2012 edition.

Rose & Thorn Journal posted the back story blog to my story "A Moment At The Window" on May 23, 2012

Letras Caseras posted my poem "Vigil" on May 15, 2012.

Salome Magazine published my flash fiction piece "A Small Candle" on May 7, 2012.

Glow Worm honored my poem "That Day" with a mention and link in its March 20, 2012 blog "March On, Women."

Eternal Haunted Summer published my story "Imagine" (Spring Equinox 2012).

Metazen published my story "Adam and Evil" on February 3, 2012.

Rose & Thorn Journal published my story "A Moment At The Window" in its Winter 2012 edition.

My Mother's Story has been selected to become part of a play that will tell the stories of eight mothers of North Vancouver residents. The play is scheduled to run at the North Vancouver Presentation House Theatre in the fall of 2012.

Cirque published my story "The Mistakes" (Volume 3, No. 1, December 2011--"The Mistakes" starts on page 17).

The Write Place At The Write Time published my story "Marygirl" in its December 2011 edition ("Marygirl" is the fourth story down)

Kaffe in Katmandu posted my poem "Escape Literature" in its final December 2011 issue.

Mused - Bella Online Literary Review published my poem "Identity" on September 23, 2011 (Volume 5, Issue 3).

Salome Magazine published my story "The Wedding: Snow White" on July 25, 2011

Blue Unicorn published my poem "Professor" in June 2011.

Rumjhum Biswas published an interview with me regarding the Glass Woman Prize in flash fiction chronicles on July 28. 2011.

52/250 republished my story "Rats" in Thirty-Nine "The Best Of..." anthology in May 2011.

My stories "A Fairytale of Love" and "Princess, Prince, Dragon" appears in 52/250 (April 2011: Week 48, and May 2011: Week 52, respectively).

Blue Fifth Review published my story "My Own Story" in its Glass Woman Special (March 2011)

The Write Place at the Write Time published my story "Reflections on The Little Mermaid: A Few Moments with the Queen" in its March 22, 2011 edition.

My story "Wedlock" was online at 5923 Quarterly (March 2011).

My story "Rats" appears in 52/250 (January 2011: Week 36)

52/250 republished my stories "A Scattering Of Rivals" and "Pre-Dinner Conversation" in its Twenty-Six "The Best Of..." anthology on December 26, 2010.

My story "Aspects Of Silence" appears in 52/250 (December 2010: Week 32)

Eternal Haunted Summer published my story "Winter" at winter solstice 2010.

Cirque published three unicorn stories, "The Devil's Advocate," "Feminists and Salamanders," and "Freud Scholarship" at winter solstice 2010.

My stories "A Scattering Of Rivals," "Unseen," and "Pre-Dinner Conversation" appear in 52/250 (October 2010: Week 20, Week 21, and Week 22, respectively).

Mused: Bella Online Literary Review published my poems "A Fable of Leaves" and "Harvest Moon" in its Fall 2010 issue (Volume 4, Issue 3).

"The Good Guys" was republished in Thirteen, 52/250's first quarterly review (September 2010) in its THE BEST OF Week 6 - Balance of Terror section. Thirteen just happens to be my favorite number, too, the feminist number par excellence to my way of thinking.

5923 Quarterly published my story "Sarah" in its inaugural September 2010 issue.

"Snow White Speaks" (an excerpt from my novella Snow White) is up on Voices.

Rose & Thorn Journal published my story "Strange Justice" in its Summer 2010 issue (July 15, 2010).

Caper Literary Journal published my poems "Cathedral Garden," 'The Naked Rose," and "Divorce" in Issue 5 (July 6, 2010)

Eighty Percent Magazine published my story "Eclipse" in its June 2010 edition.

"The Hunter," an excerpt from my novella Snow White, appears in Voices (June 10, 2010).

My stories "Daniela" and "The Good Guys" appear in 52/250 (June 14, 2010 and June 21, 2010, respectively).

Like Birds Lit published my poem "The Dance Begins" (May 21, 2010)

Moon Milk Review accepted, but never published, my short story "Abandoning God."

Blue Print Review published my story "In Her Dreams" in issue #23 (January 2010)

Since January 2010 I am an excited member of fictionaut.com, an amazing website where writers and readers share a lot of exciting stories and comments. 

Salome Magazine published my story "The Seven Ravens: Notes On The Fairytale" on January 4, 2010.

 

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