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Writing

Publications: Fiction, Essays, Poetry

 

Writing

Fiction, Essays, Poetry

Forthcoming, July 2019, “Primates,” a short story in New Letters
What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me,” Chapter One, Arch St. Press, November 2018
Blood Moon,” a short story, Post Road, August 2018
“The Pork Chop: Navigating an Interfaith Marriage,” Tin House Open Bar, 2016
Horror Movies, Solstice, a short story, December 2016
Serving Up Equal Justice: My Adventure with Serena Williams,” Medium, September 2015
Temporary Shelter,” essay in Sister to Sister, An Anthology of Sister Relationships edited by Patricia Foster, 1996
“Shadow Dancing,” Boston Globe Magazine, personal essay, 1993
“Surrender,” a short story, Story Quarterly, 1990
“The Delollo Kid,” Boston Globe Magazine, 1989
"Putting Faces On The Unimaginable," a photo essay, Brown Alumni Monthly, 1989
“Putting Faces on the Unimaginable: Portraits and Interviews with Former Prisoners of Conscience,” Brown Alumni Monthly, 1989
“Sky King
,” cover story, Boston Globe Magazine, 1989
“Birthday,” a short story, The Quarterly, 1985
“Geographer,” a poem, Poetry Northwest, 1983
“Visitor in the Cadaver Room,” a poem, Ploughshares, 1975

 

Awards

Finalist, Big Moose Prize, Black Lawrence Press Novel Contest, “What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me,” May 2019
New Letters Publication Award in Fiction, March 2019
Honorable Mention, Arch St. Press Meet Me @ 19TH Street First Chapter Competition “What Ben Franklin Would Have Told Me,” November 2018
Fellow, Vermont Studio Center, October 2018
Tennessee Williams Scholar, Sewanee Writing Conference, July 2017
Fellow, Vermont Studio Center, November/December 2017
Honorable Mention, Glimmer Train’s Emerging Writer Contest, May/June 2016 and January 2017
Scholar, Key West Writing Workshops, 2017
Finalist, New Letters, Alexander Cappon Fiction Prize, September 2016
Residency, NOEPE literary arts organization, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, August 2016
Joan Jakobson Scholar, Wesleyan Writer’s Conference, June 2015
Contributor in Fiction, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, August 2015
PEN Discovery,  1985
Stegner Fellow, Stanford, 1980-82
Ploughshares Discovery, 1975
Contributor in Poetry, Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference, August 1975