Prose & Poetry

*Prize winners, finalists and award nominations highlighted in orange
Most recent acceptances or publications in GREEN

Updated February 2017


GENERAL NONFICTION CREDITS (see also anthologies)
  • "Enough," Halfway Down The Stairs, 2016
  • "The End of the World," Motherlode: Essays on Parenthood, October 2014
  • "Intersections," Weber: The Contemporary West, March 2014 -- WINNER, Dr. O. Marvin Lewis Essay Award, 2014; NOMINATED,  John S. Burroughs Nature Essay Prize, 2015
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NOVEL CREDITS 
  • "The Borderlands," FINALIST, Pacific Northwest Writers Association mystery novel category, August 2012 
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SHORT STORY CREDITS (see also anthologies)

A-D
  • "Apparent Suicide: A Postpartum Fairy Tale," Literary Mama, October 2006
  • "Arrogant Gretel," Bellingham Weekly, 2004 
  • "The Broken," Something on Our Minds, November 2015
  • "Cinderella: Postmodern Torch Song," Susurrus: The Literature of Madness, December 2006 
  • "Cracked Windshield," Lowestoft Chronicle, December 2012
  • "The Drift," Outsider Ink, 2003; Literary Mama, April 2004 
E-I
  • "Eating Words," EMG-Zine, July 2008
  • “Flight,” The Crescent Review, 2000 
  • "Group Admin, Illness Forum," Pioneertown, (2017) 
  • “The Intuitions of Mim,” Zacatecas, 2003; Fine Print, 2000 -- FINALIST, publication contest, 2000
J-N
  • "Least Resistance," Sunspinner, Spring 2005 
  • "Like Blackberry Juice," Rose Red Review, July 2012
  • “Madam’s Curse,” Margin: Exploring Modern Magical Realism, 2002; Words of Wisdom, 1999 -- WINNER, publication contest, 1999
  • "Messages," Cezanne's Carrot, Spring 2006 -- WINNER, Best of CC, 2006
  • "Morpheus Does Some Spring Cleaning," Diagonal Proof, Spring 2011
  • "Napoleon Makes the Cover of The National Enquirer," Diagonal Proof, Spring 2011
  • "Nests," Faultline, May 2001 
O-R
  • "Ouroboros," Something On Our Minds, November 2015; Wordgathering, January 2016
  • “Oyster Coast,” AIM: America's Intercultural Magazine, 1997 -- WINNER, publication contest
  • "Peppercorns," Gargoyle, Spring 2005 
  • “The Rosaries of Raggedy Ann,” Rosebud, 1997 -- NOMINATED, Pushcart Prize
S-Z
  • "Sandman," Cenotaph Pocket Editions, Fall 2003 
  • "Search Engine," Long Story Short, Fall 2007 -- WINNER, publication contest; WINNER, Best of LSS, 2007
  • "Since That First Night of Lit Halls," Other Voices, October 2001; Writing it Real, November 2005; Cantaraville II, Fall 2007 
  • "The Spinster," Midnight Circus, March 2016
  • "The Third Way," Terrain, January 2008 
  • "Tiger's Eyes," Clackamas Literary Review, June 2006 
  • "The Trouble With Sweets, In General," Alimentum Journal, 2012
  • "The Weight," The Hiss Quarterly, Fall 2007 
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POETRY CREDITS (see also anthologies)

A-C
  • “Accepting Yellow,” Scotch Broom, 1999 
  • “After Midnight, I’m Reduced,” the Lyric Recovery poetry festival winner's anthology, 2004; Facets, 2002 -- FINALIST, Lyric Recovery poetry festival
  • "Alive," The Pedestal, 2004 
  • "Alone on the Day Before Mother's Day," The Gateway, 2005 
  • "American Blackshirt," Edge City Review, 2002 
  • "Angels: La Push, Washington," Exhibition, 2001 
  • "Anniversary Portrait," BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2002
  • “Bubble,” BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2000 
  • “Bus Stop Meditation,” BIAHC's Poet's Corners Project, 2014; Poetry Jumps Off The Shelf project, 2007 
  • "Carmelita Licks a Stamp," King County Arts Commission Bus Poetry, 2001 -- WINNER, Poetry on the Buses contest
  • "Cellular Movement," The Pedestal Magazine, 2001 
  • “Child’s Daydream,” Segue, 2002 
  • “Clam Season,” Segue, 2002; Stories with Grace, October 2003 
D-F
  • “Dozens of Reader’s Digest Condensed Books,” Poetry Midwest, 2003
  •  “Driftwood,” Moon Journal, 1997
  • "Early Winter," The Pedestal Magazine, 2001 
  • "Entwined," Lunarosity, 2004 
  • "Evacuation Plan #1," Peralta Press, Winter 2002 
  • "Expedition on the Windward Side," WAH 3, Autumn 2005 
  • “Fabricland," BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2009
  • “February Ferry Ride,” Segue, 2002 
  • “The Flame Blue Road,” Exhibition, 1999
  • “Fleas,” New Verse News, 2005 
G-J
  • “Grace,” Artemis, 2002; Stories with Grace, October 2003
  • "Hawthorns Grew Outward in Threes," ByLine Best of 2002 edition, 2003 
  • “Immortality,” HIV Here & Now, 2015; Switched-on Gutenberg, 2001 (prose poem issue) -- NOMINATED, Pushcart Prize, 2001
  • "Impostor," Friction, 2012
K-N
  • "A Late Hike, and I am Caught," The Griffin, 2002, 2003; Artemis, 2002 
  • “The Law of Eating,” hipMama, 1999; BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2002 
  • "L-U-C-K," Red Rock Review, Summer 2005 
  • "Making Paneer," Spoon River Poetry Review, 2003 
  • "Marvels in Maritime" (haiku triptych), BIAHC's Poet's Corners Project, 2006 
  • "No Demons Will Be Risen More Slowly," Open Road, 2012
O-Q
  • "Oak Park Avenue," suspect thoughts, 2004 
  • "On Being Pregnant During Chicago's Hottest Summer," Lunarosity, 2004
  • "On September 22," The Pedestal Magazine, 2001 
  • "On the Day After Gary Ridgway's 48 Confessions," Naugatuck River Review, 2012
  • “On the Development of Clouds,” Segue, 2002; Stories with Grace, 2003; BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2012  
  • "Once Upon a Time," suspect thoughts, 2004 
  • “Outing in Seattle,” Segue, 2002 
  • "A Poem (from Scratch)," ByLine, 2002 
  • "Postcard from the North Shore," Conversations Across Borders, 2011
  • "Post-September 11th Vision," poetsagainstthewar.org, Winter 2003 
  • “Projection,” Facets, 2002 
  • “Puddles,” BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2000 
R-T
  • "Racer in July," Lunarosity, 2004 
  • "Resolution," Melange, 2001 
  • "Runaway," suspect thoughts, 2004 
  • "Sea Change," HerMark 2004 Datebook, WomanMade Gallery, 2003; Bainbridge Island poetry exhibit, 2007 
  • "Sharing Roethke with Amanda," BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2007 
  • "Slow Information," Alligator Juniper, 2002; poetsagainstthewar.org, 2003 
  • "Spur: Big Quilcene River Road," kaleidowhirl, Spring 2006; Tower Poetry, Winter 2001-2002 
  • "Stubborn Tourist," North American Review, Spring 2004 -- FINALIST, publication contest
  • "Taboo," BIAHC’s Poet’s Corners Project, 2002; The Raven Chronicles, 2003 
  • “Thistle, in a Prism,” Can We Have Our Ball Back?, 2003 
  • “Traveling Salesman,” Tattoo Highway, Jan 2003 
  • “Two A.M.,” Poetry Midwest, 2003 
U-Z
  •  "Uhthoff's Phenomena," Barking Sycamores, 2016; Barking Sycamores anthology (2017)
  • "Urban Flight," Northwest Cultural Council, Barrington, IL, 2004 -- FINALIST, art contest
  • "Water Birth," Quarterly West, 2003
  • "While in Chicago," StepAway Magazine, 2012
  • WTO haiku collaboration, The Bremerton Sun, 2000