I'm available for commissioned articles and essays, and adhere to the AFJ guidelines (in short: I don’t mix my individual writing/journalism with my clientele). I’m grateful to the editors who have published my work. Support literary magazines and local bookstores. Read voraciously.

Fiction and Essays

Anthologies

"Thief of Your Comfort," Rozlyn: Short Stories by Women Writers (Rozlyn Press, 2015)

Articles & Clips

Yours Truly: Craft Lessons from Letters

A monthly column I wrote for Arcadia Magazine's Online Sundries. Each column examines an author's collected correspondence and extracts tips and insight for contemporary writers.

  • Your Ever-Loving Monster Child (Truman Capote)

  • A Bewildering and Stupendous Dream (John Cheever)

  • The Unerring Taste (Alice B. Toklas)

  • Coupla Fine Fellows (Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg)

  • Be Anything But an Architect (Kurt Vonnegut)

Current Projects

  • The Loon’s House: Novel.

  • Aflame: Memoir centered around my formative years as a street circus fire performer.

Future Projects

  • Thief of Your Comfort: Collected Stories. Literary fiction. Eight stories of eight women from different eras.

  • The Dirty Spoon, Volume I: A collection of stories, interviews and illustrations from Dirty Spoon and the Dirty Spoon Radio Hour. Featuring award-winning authors, chefs, mixologists, service industry workers and emerging writers. Co-edited with Jonathan Ammons.

Photography

I am happy to provide photos to accompany my articles or work with professional photographers and stylists on a piece. The following are samples of my own photography.