Poem reaction to the 2016 U.S Presidential Election: “America Cries.” Indolent Books, 27 Jan. 2017.

Creative nonfiction piece about my writing journey: “How to Bury the Dead.” Talking Writing, 19 Dec. 2016. 

Film review of Lisa F. Jackson’s The Greatest Silence: Rape in the Congo: “The Privilege of Anger,” Raving Dove, no. 18, Winter 2009/2010. 

Memoir on the passing of my father and my path to teaching: “Eleven Days in February,” The Peace Chronicle, Fall 2008, 9. 

Essay response to Nuruddin Farah’s book, Maps: “A Riddle,” Raving Dove, Fall/Winter 2007/2008. 

Short story about recovery from abuse: “The Cage,” Lux, vol. 3, 2007, pp. 55-58.

Short story about a woman who makes a major life decision while making salad: “Slicing Tomatoes.” Sofa Ink Quarterly, vol. 3 no. 1, 2007/2008, pp. 24-25. 

Short story about a haunted romance: “The Quarry,” The Unknown Writer, vol. 6, no. 1, 2002, pp. 10-20.