Credits

f i c t i o n

n o n f i c t i o n

  • Giving my Son the Tools of Faith, Psychology Today
  • First & Second Looks, And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief as Photos by John BergerNarrative
  • First & Second Looks, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie DillardNarrative
  • Review of The Pearl Jacket and Other Stories: Flash Fiction from Contemporary China, American Book Review
  • Am I My Brother’s Keeper?, an editorial commentary, Narrative
  • Love: A Case Study, an editorial commentary, Narrative
  • Texadelphia, an editorial commentary, Narrative
  • Blowing MindsQuick Fiction
  • six word memoir, Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure
  • Don’t Mess With Texas, The Cream City Review, Spring 2007
  • Tobacco RoadAGNI
  • Anatomy Lesson, Ink Pot #1
  • Form N-400, The Drexel Online Journal
  • Anatomy Lesson, Lit Pot
  • Surprise Engagement Rancho Santa Fe, CA – Grace Ormonde Wedding Style, 2007
  • “Boston’s Luxury Hotels” – The Boston Globe Magazine, Sunday, January 25, 2004
  • Three feature wedding articles – Grace Ormonde Marriage, 2005
  • One feature wedding article – Grace Ormonde Marriage, 2004
  • “How to Choose a Wedding Photographer” — Wedding Planner, Spring 1997, Supplement to The Boston Globe
  • “Interview Survival Skills for New Job Seekers” — Jobs, CollegeFest 1997 Supplement sponsored by The Boston Globe
  • “Hair Salons on Newbury Street” — CollegeFest 1996 Supplement sponsored by The Boston Globe
  • “Boston for Under $30″ — The Guide to Boston and CollegeFest Supplement sponsored by The Boston Globe
  • “Arbor Hospital’s Family, Youth Services Program Fills an Inner-city Need” – Massachusetts Psychologist, May 1997
  • “Best Buys” – The Boston Phoenix, January 26, 1996
  • “Carl’s Deli” – The Boston Phoenix, January 11-18, 1996
  • “Best Buys” – The Boston Phoenix, December 15, 1995
  • “Pars Cafe” – The Boston Phoenix, December 21-28, 1995
  • Infestation (winter column), Moondance
  • Fawn (spring column), Moondance
  • My Three Gardens (summer column), Moondance

i n t e r v i e w s

a p p e a r a n c e s

  • Reading at Newtonville Books, August 21, 2013
  • Reading at Haverhill Public Library, July 2013
  • Panelist on: “Sustaining Momentum: The Art of the Short Story” at Newburyport Literary Festival, April 27th, 2013
  • Read from I AM HOLDING YOUR HAND at Newburyport Literary Festival, April 27th, 2013
  • Skyped with Fiction students at Illinois Wesleyan University, April 10th, 2013
  • Reader at Literary Firsts, Cambridge, MA, April 8th, 2013
  • Reading and talk in celebration of International Women’s History Month at Newbury Town Library, March 30th, 2013
  • Book signings at AWP Boston, March 9th, 2013
  • Newburyport Literary Festival, presenter and panelist, 2012
  • Dire Reading Series, feature reader, May 2012
  • Convocation in Chicago, reader, March 2012
  • lecture on Flash Fiction, Clark University, April 2012
  • Fitchburg State, reading and lecture, 2012
  • Litchat, guest host, 2012
  • Jabberwocky Books, reader for book launch, 2012
  • Rowley Public Library, reader, March 2012
  • Arms Library, reader, March 2012
  • Georgetown Peabody Library, reader, 2012
  • SUNY Plattsburgh, reader, April 2012
  • Sunday Salon NYC, reader, April 2012
  • Pen Parentis Salon, reader, March 2012
  • Women & Children First, Chicago, Illinois, reader, March 2012
  • Newtonville Books, ECHOLOCATION book launch,  February 2012
  • Salem Literary Festival, reader, September 2011
  • Literary Gong Show, reader/contestant, February 2011
  • Literary Death Match, reader/contestant, January 2011
  • Salem Literary Festival, reader, October 2010
  • Newtonville Books, reader for small press month, September 2010
  • Newburyport Literary Festival, presenter and panelist, April 2010
  • Brookline Booksmith, reader for Quick Fiction, June 2009
  • Dire Reading Series, feature reader, May 2006

w o r k s h o p s

  • Tin House Writers’ Workshop, July 2006, worked with Dorothy Allison
  • Squaw Valley Writers’ Workshop & George Miller Memorial Scholarship,  August 2005
  • Squaw Valley Writers’ Workshop with scholarship, August 2004

h o n o r s  &  a w a r d s

  • Winner of the 2010 Flatmancrooked Fiction Prize, judged by Benjamin Percy.
  • Wash, Dry, Fold, 2010 Dzanc Books Best of the Web Anthology
  • I Am Holding Your Hand, wigleaf Top 50
  • The Daughters, 2008 DZANC Books Best of the Web Anthology
  • Longlisted for 2006 Carver Awards
  • Finalist in The Journal’s 2006 William Allen Creative Nonfiction Contest
  • 3rd place Honorable Mention and Finalist in the 2005 Night Train Richard Yates Short Story Award Competition
  • Guest Editor for SmokeLong Quarterly Issue #11
  • Finalist in the 2005 Night Train Firebox Fiction Competition
  • Squaw Valley Writers’ Workshop George Miller Memorial Scholarship,  August 2005
  • Notable Online Story for 2004
  • Notable Online Story for 2003