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


June/July 2015 News:

River Poets Journal accepted my micro story "Forgiving the Prince" for Spring/Summer publication.

The Independent of Silver City's Daily Press published my poem "Century Plant" in its July 23-29, 2015 edition.

Mad Swirl published my poem "Purpose" on July 15, 2015.

Cyclamens and Swords accepted my poems "Anxiety" and "Like a Prince" for August 2015 publication.

Foundling Review accepted my story "On the Side of the Mountain" for 2015 publication.

Thrice Fiction accepted my story "Her Fairy Tale" for August 2015 publication.

ELJ Publications is preparing my novel Audrey: A Book of Love for July 2015 publication. It is now available for pre-order at ELJ Publication's Book Nook. Publication date is July 31, 2015.


My most recent published 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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Recent and forthcoming publications:   


Gargoyle Magazine accepted my story "Blind Tiresias" for late 2015 or early 2016 publication.

Grasslimb Journal published my poems "Amo Ergo Sum" and "Aspects of Silence" in its January/February 2015 edition, Vol. 13, No. 1.

Mad Swirl published my poem "Beauty" on February 5, 2015.

My poem "Archer," which won the 2014 Jack Grapes Poetry Prize of Cultural Weekly, where it was published on September 24, 2014, was also nominated for a Pushcart Prize in November 2014, and has now also become part of the Winter 2014 issue of Olentangy Review where it can be downloaded as a PDF.

Spry Literary Journal published my poem "Red Fox" in Issue 05 (December 2014).

I collaborated with Grant County Poet Laureate Elise Stuart for a poetry reading at Yankie Creek Coffee House in Silver City on December 6, 2014.

Lunar Poetry published my poems "Occasional Fox" and "Urban Spring" in its November 2014 issue.

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

Desert Exposure published my poem "Angel Loop September" as one of its 2014 Writing Contest winners in its September 2014 edition.

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

Stone Highway Review published my poem "Meteorite: Phases of Arrival" in its July 2014 issue.

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 published my story "Cabeceo" in its print anthology Barcode August 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.