Essay Publications

"Bodysurfing" Published in Trekker Magazine  Read

"A Pen by the Phone" First published in The Redwood Coast Review, Fall 2004; reprinted in Utne, March-April 2005; reprinted in Prentice Hall Reader, 8th edition  Read

"Mom's Machete" Published in North Central Review (North Central College, Naperville, Illinois) Winter/Spring 2005  Read

"Fighting the Devil by Killing the Angel" First published in Harvard Review 26, Spring 2004; reprinted as "Betrayed by the Angel" in Utne, November-December 2004; honored as a "notable essay" in The Best American Essays 2005 (Houghton Mifflin); reprinted in Women's Voices, Feminist Visions, 3rd edition, 2006, and 4th edition, 2009 (McGraw Hill)  Read

"In the Abyss" Published in Journal of Personal and Interpersonal Loss (now Journal of Loss and Trauma), 1:309-315, 1996  Read

"Fissure" Published in Bellevue Literary Review, Spring 2004, and The Best of the Bellevue Literary Review, 2008  Read

"Space Invader" Published in Center: A Journal of the Literary Arts (University of Missouri-Columbia) Volume 5, 2006  Read