Creative Writing



“The Performance,” an excerpt from my manuscript, will appear in “The Haunted Issue” of Hayden’s Ferry Review in the fall of 2020.

In Print & on Web

Two poems “Vagina as Top Hat” and “Letter from the Editor” appeared in Poetica Review  summer of 2020.

The Fall, a memoir essay, appeared in Mutha Magazine on February 11, 2020.

Vagina Habitus, a lyrical essay, appeared in issue seven of The Hunger Journal, on February 7, 2020.

Developing a Time of Writing Voice in Memoir, a piece on creative nonfiction craft, appeared in The Brevity Blog on February 5, 2020.

Origin Story, a chapter from my manuscript, appeared in issue 90 of Cutbank. Their website contains a short excerpt.

Ode to a Tree Trunk at Tiny Seed Literary Journal, publication date December 9, 2019.

Cochina de Mierda, a piece that focuses on characterization, is up on The Writing Disorder, publication date June 20, 2019.

God and the Magical Potato Chips a chapter from my manuscript appeared in Empty Mirror, publication date, May 24, 2019.

Wooden Spoon, a reflection on corporal punishment, is in the April issue of Mutha Magazine.

The LessonCreative NonfictionWinter 18/19 issue.

Figure 1: pic inside Sycamore Review.

“The Lesson” was a finalist in the Sycamore Review’s Wabash Prize for Nonfiction (see figure 1).

On Being C AverageNew Mexico English Journal, (October 2018), volume 32, issue 1, pp. 7-19.

Doin’ TimeAscent. Concordia College. 20 January 2013. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Stasis. a poem in Literary Mama. October 2011.

“My Father Was a Traveling Salesman.” Sonora Review, University of Arizona, issue 55/56, 2009.

“The Opposite of Gary.” From Georgetown Review (literary magazine, not political site).

The Man Who Came to DinnerThis American Life, National Public Radio, 23 December 2007.

Super-PregoBrain, Child. Summer 2007.


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