Short fiction and prose in literary magazines

A Walk by the Ocean” in Freshwater Literary Journal (2023)

And This Is” in the Thieving Magpie (Spring 2023)

The Choice” in Piker Press (March 13, 2023)

“Janine” in Main Street Rag (Volume 28, Number 1, Winter 2023)

“Surprise Visit” in Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction (Volume 12, Fall 2022)

A Liar” in The Ravens Perch (December 31, 2022)

“Do It Yourself” in Breathe Bold without byline in Issue 1 (December 29, 2022, page 13)

Memorable” in Potato Soup Journal (December 24, 2022)

The Dollhouse” in CafeLitMagazine (December 16, 2022)

“Business as Usual” in Otherwise Engaged Volume 10, Winter 2020

Summer Days” in Loch Raven Review (Fall 2022)

Desert Exposure picked my story “Behind the Sombrero” as an Honorable Mention Prize winner in its 2022 writing contest and published it in its November 2022 issue.

Hers” in Pacifica Literary Review (September 2022)

Books” in Ariel Chart International Literary Journal (September 11, 2022)

“A Man and His Cat” in The Drabble (September 4, 2022)

The Forest of Glass” in Flight of the dragonfly (September 2, 2022)

“The Wedding” in Pure Slush Marriage anthology (August 2022)

A Golden Window: The View from Inside” in Bright Flash (July 5, 2022)

Two Minutes” in Feminine Collective (June 20, 2022)

“The Mistress” in Crannóg (June 2022)

Summer Music” in CafeLitMagazine (June 6, 2022)

My Brother’s Bride” in Eclectica Magazine (April/May 2022)

Mardi Gras” in Stirring: A literary collection (April 2022)

Three Women” in Piker Press (March 21, 2022)

Echoes of a Summer” in The Ravens Perch (March 11, 2022)

Thirtieth Birthday” in Bright Flash Literary Review (October 1, 2021)

“Not from the Neighbors” in Evening Street Review (Autumn 2021)

Dancing to Dublin” in Away Journal (April 2020)

Love in the Afternoon” in The Ravens Perch (March 7, 2021)

“Cornflowers Were His Favorites” in Pure Slush‘s 100 Lives anthology (November 2020)

Defaced” in The Stray Branch (Fall/Winter 2020)

Piker Press is serializing my novella Tango (August 3 – October 26, 2020). The link is to the last chapter; previous chapters are available from the right-hand side bar

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Mark and Martina” in Setu (May 2020)

“Miniskirt” in The Ocotillo Review of Kallisto Gaia Press (Issue 4.1,Winter 2020)

“Preferences” in Otherwise Engaged (Winter 2019)

Mi madre amaba bailar” in Susurros Chinos (November 1, 2019)

A Perfect Man” in La Scrittrice (August 30, 2019)

Demonstration” re-published in Piker Press (August 12, 2019)

“The Little Mermaid: A Few Moments with the Queen” re-published in Three Drops from a Cauldron Issue 26 (June 2019)

“Lizzy Running” in Otherwise Engaged (Summer 2019)

Dear Connor” in Connotation Press (May 2019)

Under the Bridge: A Letter Home” in Setu (April 2019)

Hamlet and Juliet” in Scarlet Leaf Review (March-April 2019)

“Lee’s Story” in Treehouse Arts  (February 16, 2019)

“Lovers or Not” in Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction (2018)

 “The Creation of Death” re-published in Three Drops from a Cauldron (Midwinter 2018; p. 26)

The System” in Loch Raven Review (November 2018)

Galen’s Pool” in Scarlet Leaf Review (July 2018)

The Anniversary” re-published inTreeHouse Arts (July 14, 2018)

“Annette and Florian” re-published in River Poets Journain its Special Edition “The Immigrants” (2018)

“Snapshots of the Wife of the Man Who Wouldn’t Dance” in Gargoyle Magazine (Gargoyle68May 2018)

Serena’s Tango” in The Literary Nest (Vol. 4, Issue 1, Spring 2018)

Strange Justice” re-publishedin Piker Press (February 12, 2018)

“A Child’s Voice” in Olentangy Review (Fall 2017)

“A Moment at the Window” in River Poets Journal‘s 2017 special edition anthology “Windows” (July 2017)

The Disappearance of Caroline” in Piker Press (July 3, 2017)

Open Arms” in Mused Bella Online (June 2017)

A Painting Inside a Painting” in Peacock Journal (June 2017)

One Year” in Scarlet Leaf Review (February 2017)

“Cinderella” and “Whore” in The Miscreant (February 2017)

“The Footnote” in Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction (Volume 6, Fall 2016)

“Sarah” in Piker Press (December 19, 2016)

Eclipse” in Piker Press (August 2016)

“Meadow Girl” in Pure Slush (Summer print anthology: Pure Slush Vol. 12; August 2016)

On The Side Of The Mountain” in Peacock Journal (August 2016)

“A Day in Love in San Francisco” inScarlet Leaf Review (July 15, 2016)

Woodcut” in Mused Bella Online Literary Review (Summer 2016)

“Power” in Scarlet Leaf Review (June 15, 2016)

I Know” in The Miscreant (April 2016)

“Blind Tiresias” in Gargoyle Magazine Issue 64 (Winter 2016)

“Scenes in a Relationship” in Five 2 One Magazine on its Sideshow page (February 3, 2016)

The Doll Elizabeth” in Caravel Literary Arts Journal (Volume One, January 2016)

The Hunter and the Unicorn” in Silver City Quarterly Review (Winter 2016)

“Her Fairytale” in Thrice Fiction (August 2015)

“Forgiving the Prince” in River Poets Journal (Spring/Summer 2015)

The Girl Who Moved to Atlanta“in origami journal (Summer 2014)

“Thirteen Attempts at Saving My Soul” republished in River Poets Journal in its “The Last Time I Ran Away” anthology (May 2014)

Blue Satin Princess” in Poydras Review (March 4, 2014)

“Fury Minuet” in Epiphany (February 2014)

“Old Man, Park, Bus, Winter, Spring,” “The Anniversary,” and “The Photograph” in Scissors & Spackle (Issue 12, 2014)

“Heron Dream” in Taj Mahal Review (December 2013)

Annette and Florian” in Eclectica Magazine (October/November 2013)

“Cabeceo” in Pure Slush’s print anthology Barcode (August 2013)

“Good Friday–Mary Magdalen” in The Linnet’s Wings (Summer 2013)

“My Mother Loved to Dance” in River Poets Journal Special Editions 2013: Tales from the Matriarchal Zone

Pollution” in Smoking Poet (Issue #24; Spring 2013)

“Salome Comments” in Blue Fifth Review: Flash Special (March 2013 / 13.6)

Dress Size” in Pure Slush for its fashion theme (March 20, 2013)

Beauty and the Beast: At the Law Firm” in Pure Slush for its office theme (February 20, 2013)

“The Look” in Blue Fifth Review: Blue Five Notebook (February 2013 / 13.3)

“Who Will Wed This Woman” in The Lorelei Signal (Jan – Mar ’13 Issue)

Conspiracy Theory” in Poydras Review (December 27, 2012)

“Thirteen Attempts at Saving My Soul” in A Baker’s Dozen: Thirteen Extraordinary Things: Issue 4 (Winter 2012)

“Plaisir d’Amour” in Loch Raven Review (Vol. VIII, No. 3, Fall 2012)

“The Gift” in The Write Place at the Write Time (September 22, 2012)

Ten Minutes in the Life of Franziska Kafka” in Fictionaut (2010 and 2012); reviewed by Marcus Speh in Fictionaut Faves

The Most Beautiful Voice” in Whistling Shade (Spring-Summer 2012)

“A Small Candle” in Salome Magazine (May 7, 2012)

Imagine” in Eternal Haunted Summer (Spring Equinox 2012)

“A Moment At The Window” in Rose & Thorn Journal (Winter 2012); a back story blog for the story was posted on May 23, 2012

“Adam and Evil” in Metazen (February 3, 2012)

“Marygirl” in The Write Place At The Write Time (December 2011) (fourth story in the fiction lineup)

“The Mistakes” in Cirque (Volume 3, No. 1, December 2011) (if you access the PDF version, the story starts on p. 17)

“The Wedding: Snow White” in Salome Magazine (July 25, 2011)

“Reflections on The Little Mermaid: A Few Moments with the Queen” in The Write Place at the Write Time (March 22, 2011); a link was republished in the Winter – Spring 2016 fairy tale themed edition (February 7, 2016)

“My Own Story” in Blue Fifth Review Glass Woman Special (March 2011)

“Wedlock” in 5923 Quarterly (March 2011)

“Aspects Of Silence” in 52/250 (December 2010: Week 32)

“The Devil’s Advocate,” “Feminists and Salamanders,” and “Freud Scholarship” in Cirque (Winter solstice 2010)

Winter” in Eternal Haunted Summer (Winter solstice 2010)

“A Scattering of Rivals” in River Poets Journal (Autumn/Winter 2012)

“Strange Justice” in Rose & Thorn Journal (Summer 2010)

Q’An Speaks” (excerpt of the novella Snow White) in Voices (July 24, 2010)

“Eclipse” in Eighty Percent (June 2010)

“Daniela,” “The Good Guys,” “”A Scattering Of Rivals,” “Unseen,” “Pre-Dinner Conversation,” “A Fairy Tale of Love,” “Aspects of Silence,” “Rats,” and “Princess, Prince, Dragon” were published in 52/250 between July 2010 and May 2011. They are now accessible collective under Beate Sigriddaughter.

The Hunter” (excerpt of the novella Snow White) in Voices (June 10, 2010)

In Her Dreams” in Blue Print Review (Issue #23, January 2010)

“The Seven Ravens: Notes on the Fairytale” in Salome Magazine (January 4, 2010)

“The Demonstration” in Writers’ Bloc (Issue Four, October 2009)

“The Creation Of Death” in Thirty First Bird Review (2009)

“Defaced” in Nimble (April 2009)

“A Bill Of Goods” in Salome Magazine (March 23, 2009)

“Chance Encounters With Freedom” in Bottom Of The World (Issue #2, November 2008)

“Colors” in Ghoti (Issue 16, October 2008)

I Saw A Woman Dance” in Trivia: Voices of Feminism (Issue 7/8 September 2008)

“A Visit With The Goddess” in Thirteenth Moon (Volume XX, Number 1, 2008)

“Pleasures of Scotland and of Paradise” in Della Donna (May 1, 2008)

“The Wise Woman” in Salome (February 28, 2008)

“The Lucky Children” in Salome (June 4, 2007)

“The Women Who Have Only Themselves To Blame,” “The Hunter’s Peace,” and “The Caterpillar” in Moon Journal (Volume XII-Issue 2, 2007)

The Stain” in Her Circle Ezine (Winter 2006-2007); nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“Isis” in Salome (December 11, 2006)

“Sarah” was online at Hot Metal Press (Winter 2006-2007) (no longer online as of 8/2008); it was also republished in 5923 Quarterly (Issue 1, September 2010).

“Good Friday, Mary Magdalen” in Moondance (Spring 2006)

“How the Unicorn was Born” in Moon Journal (Fall/Winter 2005)

“The Coldest Day” in Elixir, Volume 5, Number 1 (2005)

“Fourteen Days in November” in Moondance (Fall 2005, and republished Winter 2005/2006)

“Children of God,” “The Lion,” and “Best” in Café Irreal (August 1, 2005)

“Quest for the Goddess of Peace” in Writers Against War (Spring/Summer 2005) ( (no longer online as of 8/2008)

“Romance” in Moondance (Winter 2004); nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“Movie Buff” and “A Place for the Unborn” in Pedestal Magazine (October 2004 Political Anthology)

“Falling Woman” in Moon Journal (Spring/Summer 2004)(Murray)

“The Unicorn Encounters a Perfect Fox” in Moondance (Spring 2004); nominated for a Pushcart Prize

“Tour Guide San Francisco 1981” in Moondance (Spring 2003) (Murray)

“The Sister” in Real Fiction (1983) (Goldman)

“Who Will Wed This Woman?” in Amazon: Milwaukee’s Feminist Press (Oct/Nov 1983)

“The Psychiatrist And The Rose” in Amazon: Milwaukee’s Feminist Press (Feb/Mar 1983)

“A Writer’s Fantasy” in Focus (September/October 1982)