Published work and notices

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August 2019- My second novel manuscript, IN ALL GOOD FAITH, was named a semi-finalist in the Faulkner Society Faulkner-Wisdom Competition 2019 in the Novel category. In 2017, it was a was a semi-finalist in the Novel-in-Progress category.

August 2019- I’ve just signed a two-book deal with Blackstone Publishing for my historical novels, ETIQUETTE FOR RUNAWAYS and IN ALL GOOD FAITH. More details in my recent blog posts.

April 2019- My froggy flash fiction piece, The Matron Amphibicides, was published in The Loch Raven Review.

August 2018- My first novel manuscript, ETIQUETTE FOR RUNAWAYS (formerly titled “The Thin End of the Wedge”) was named a finalist in the 2018 Faulkner-Wisdom Creative Writing Contest.

July 2018- I attended the Sewanee Writers’ Conference.

June 2018- An excerpt from my first novel manuscript, ETIQUETTE FOR RUNAWAYS (formerly titled “The Thin End of the Wedge”) was published online in the Southern Voices feature of Deep South Magazine.

May 2018– Longlist, Retreat West First Chapter Contest, ETIQUETTE FOR RUNAWAYS.

December 2017- A excerpt from my second novel-in-progress (working title: IN ALL GOOD FAITH, has been named a finalist in the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards 2017.

October 2017- I’ll be a Hawthornden International Fellow in 2018. Along with five other writers, I get to spend a month in a castle near Edinburgh, Scotland. This program is funded by the late Mrs. Drue Heinz, founder of The Paris Review.

July 2017- My short story “Confab” appears in print in the 40th-anniversary issue of  Gargoyle Magazine #66.

April 2017– My flash fiction story, Scrapbook”was a finalist in the 43rd New Millennium Literary Awards.

February 2017- an excerpt from my second novel, IN ALL GOOD FAITH, has won second place in the Seven Hills Literary Contest (Novel Excerpt Division) and has been published in the spring issue of the Seven Hills Review.

January 2017- My short story “Olympic Pancake” was shortlisted in the Strands International Short Story Competition and will be published in the upcoming Four Elements Anthology of Short Fiction.

August 2016- Chapter 8 of my novel manuscript, ETIQUETTE FOR RUNAWAYS (formerly titled “The Thin End of the Wedge”) was featured as an excerpt online, in The Copperfield Review.

June 2016– My short story “Olympic Pancake” was named a finalist in the New Millennium Writings Fiction Contest.

January 2016– “Mrs. Walker,” a short story, won the fiction prize of The San Miguel De Allende Writer’s Conference. The story has been published, along with the winners of the poetry and nonfiction prizes, on the conference website. I was delighted to be a guest of the Conference from February 10-15, 2016.

December 2015- My historical novel, ETIQUETTE FOR RUNAWAYS (formerly “The Thin End of the Wedge”) , was longlisted for the Mslexia Magazine Women’s Novel Competition in the UK and was also a finalist for the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards, in January 2016.

November 2015- My short story, “Brainfreeze,” was published online at  Rum Punch Press.

October 2015– My short story “Mrs. Walker” was named one of six finalists in the Southern Writer’s Symposium Emerging Writer’s Contest and was also a finalist for the Ruminate Magazine Van Dyke Prize.

August 2015– My story, The Hunting Museum was published online by Ekphrastic: writing and art on art and writing.

April 2015- “Scrapbook,a flash fiction piece, appeared in Microchondria II, an anthology of flash fiction published by the Harvard Bookstore.

March 2015-My first essay,Bad Dog,” was published online by Bluestem Magazine.


For rights inquiries, please contact my agent:

Mark Gottlieb, Literary Agent (212) 333-1506

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MFA- Vermont College of Fine Arts, January 2018.