The Latest

Piker Press published Chapter 12 of Tango (October 13, 2020).

Piker Press published Chapter 11 of Tango (October 12, 2020).

FutureCycle Press accepted my poetry collection Wild Flowers for February 2022 publication.

Piker Press published Chapter 10 of Tango (October 5, 2020).

Gyroscope Review published my poem “Stones and a River” on page 12 of of its Crone Power Issue (Fall 2020)

Desert Exposure published my poem “What Remains: Pandemic August 2020” (page 24) and awarded it an Honorable Mention prize (October 2020).

Piker Press published Chapter 9 of Tango (September 28, 2020).

The Bookends Review published an interview with me and a review of Emily, both by Carole Mertz.

Piker Press published Chapter 8 of Tango (September 21, 2020).

Piker Press published Chapter 7 of Tango (September 14, 2020).

Southwest Festival of the Written Word posted a Bookchat interview with me (September 8, 2020).

Cultural Weekly nominated my poem “Tango” for Best of the Web (September 7, 2020). I am thrilled!

Piker Press published Chapter 6 of Tango (September 7, 2020).

Piker Press published Chapter 5 of Tango (August 31, 2020).

Piker Press published Chapter 4 of Tango (August 24, 2020).

The New Book Review published Carole Mertz’s review of Dancing in Santa Fe (August 24, 2020).

Drizzle Review published Carole Mertz’s review of Dancing in Santa Fe (August 23, 2020).

San Pedro River Review published my poem “Girl Praying” (Volume 12, No. 2, Fall 2020).

Piker Press published Chapter 3 of Tango (August 17, 2020).

Constellations accepted my poem “Cabbages” for 2021 publication.

Sin Fronteras/Writers without Borders accepted my poem “Song of the Earth” for March 2021 publication.

Piker Press published Chapter 2 of Tango (August 10, 2020).

Mad Swirl published my poem “Edge of a Child” (August 8, 2020).

Piker Press is serializing my novella Tango (August 3 – October 26, 2020).

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Cholla Needles 46 (July 2020) on the theme Earth included my poems “The Poem I Always Wanted to Write,” “Over Here,” “Girl with Unicorn,” “Until You Honor Your Anger,” and “Vigil.”

The Ocotillo Review published my poem “Honey” (Summer 2020).

The Ocotillo Review also published a review of my poetry collection Emily (Summer 2020):

Pure Slush accepted my flash non-fiction memoir “Cornflowers Were His Favorites” for its forthcoming 100 Lives anthology.

Cultural Weekly published my poems “Tango” and “Domestic Nonviolence” (June 18, 2020).

Sheila-Na-Gig published my poem “After Saying Goodbye” (June 1, 2020).

Setu published my flash fiction “Mark and Martina” (May 2020).

Unsolicited Press published my chapbook Emily (February 2020). Here is a link to their February 18, 2020 announcement of availability.

Review of Emily by Matt Paust (February 2020).

Červenà Barva Press published my chapbook Dancing in Santa Fe and other poems (Summer 2019), available on See also two wonderful reviews by Mathew Paust and Carole Mertz below.

Poetry Pacific re-published my poems “A Prayer for the Swans” and “Snapshot: City Night” in its May 5, 2020 edition.

Voices on the Wind published my poems “Pleasure” and “Snapshot of a Boy” in its Pleasure edition (Vol. 81, May 1, 2020)

Dissident Voice published my poem “American” (April 19, 2020)

Dissident Voice published my poem “Mountain Path April 2020 (April 5, 2020)

Cholla Needles published my poems “She Wishes for a Child,” “Naked Thoughts,” “Paradise,” “Shared Fox,” “Toward Peace,” “In the Far Corner,” “Prisoners of War,” “What the Fox Said,” “How Do You Find God,” and “Eternity” (Volume 41, March 2020)

Gargoyle published my poems “On Ice,” “Emily Watches Him Sharpen Kitchen Knives,” and “Rosemary Honey” (Vol. 71, Spring 2020)

Sin Fronteras published my poem “Her Golden Dress” (Spring 2020).

“A Review of Dancing in Santa Fe by Beate Sigriddaughter” by reviewer Carole Mertz appears in Compulsive Reader (February 3, 2020) and in Midwest Book Review (April 6, 2020).

The Ocotillo Review of Kallisto Gaia Press published my flash fiction “Miniskirt” (Issue 4.1, Winter 2020).

Imogen Arate and I discuss our poems “I Couldn’t Visit Dachau” and “Dancing in Santa Fe” on Imogen Arate’s weekly Poets and Muses program.

Jeanette Cheezum’s Cavalcade of Stars published my poem “Illusions” (January 27, 2020).

The Proceedings of the Seventh Natural History of the Gila Symposium include my poem “Fragile Freedom: A Gila River Poem” (The New Mexico Botanist, Special Issue No. 7, December 2019).

River Poets Journal published my poems “I Believe” and “A Brief Whisper with the Colorado River” in its 2019 A Fork in the Road special edition.

Constellations: A Journal of Poetry and Fiction published my poems “Confession” and “Kaleidoscope: A Walk in the World” in its Confessions issue (Volume 9, Fall 2019) and nominated my poem “Confession” for a Pushcart Prize.

Mad Swirl published my poem “Hush” (December 31, 2019).

Halfway Down the Stairs published my poem “Candle” in its Callings issue (December 1, 2019).

Červenà Barva Press nominated my poem “Samsara” from Dancing in Santa Fe and other poems for a Pushcart Prize.

Crannóg published my poem “Cassandra” (Issue 51, June 28, 2019) and nominated it for a Pushcart Prize in November 2019 as well as for a Forward Prize in March 2020.

Otherwise Engaged published my story “Preferences” in its November 2019 print edition.

Susurros Chinos published a Spanish version of my story “My Mother Loved to Dance,” “Mi madre amaba bailar” (November 1, 2019).

Review of Dancing in Santa Fe by Mathew Paust (October 2019).

First Literary Review – East published my poem “Young Love” (September 2019)

Mad Swirl published my poem “Circus” (September 21, 2019).

La Scrittrice published my flash fiction “A Perfect Man” (August 30, 2019).

Grasslimb Journal published my poem “If She Were a River” (v. 17, no. 2, August 2019).

Piker Press re-published my story “Demonstration” (August 12, 2019).

Street Light Press published my poem “Cathedrals” in its Issue 26 (June 15, 2019).

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

Otherwise Engaged published my story “Lizzy Running” in its third edition, Summer 2019.

Connotation Press published my short story “Dear Connor” in its May 2019 edition.

Setu published my flash fiction piece “Under the Bridge: A Letter Home” in its April 2019 edition.

Scarlet Leaf Review published my story “Hamlet and Juliet” in its March-April 2019 edition.

Metonym Literary Journal published my poem “The Meaning of Shoes” in its Vol. IX Spring 19 edition (which is already sold out – wow – but it’s gorgeous).

Mad Swirl republished my poem “Immortality” in its the best of mad swirl v 2018 print anthology (April 2019).

Harbinger Asylum published my poem “A Walk with Michael” in its Spring 2019 edition.

Mused Bella Online published three of my poems in its Winter 2018 edition: “Self-Portrait with Question,” “Winter Solstice,” and “Who Killed the Sweetness.”

Sin Fronteras/Writers Without Borders published my poem “Red Scarf” (2019).

Pure Slush published my memoir piece “The Devil’s Grandmother” in its anthology Envy 7 Deadly Sins Vol. 6 (March 2019).