I am from small town America, so that's what I write about--life in miniature, as seen from the wide sky above us. Most of this material is worked into short fiction, though I do write poetry, and I have recently begun a collection of essays about sisterhood (as in siblings, not "wild and crazy" middle-aged friends).
Publications and Prizes
Intimate Kisses (New World Library, 2003), Mother of the Groom (Eileen Posner, 1996)
Ellipsis, Flying Island, New Works Review, Pisgah Review, PMS: poemmemoirstory, River City Review, Switched-On Gutenberg
I have received two Indiana Arts Commmission Individual Artist Project Grants, a Ball State University Summer Creative Arts Grant, a fellowship from the Mary Anderson Center for the Arts and the Anderson Center at Tower View in Red Wing Minnesota.
What I'm Reading Now:
An American Childhood by Annie Dillard, Annotated Mona Lisa by Carol Strickland, Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
The Truth About Celia by Kevin Brockmeier, Things that Fall from the Sky by Kevin Brockmeier, Collected Stories by Katherine Anne Porter, Death Comes for the Archbishop and My Antonia by Willa Cather, Mrs. Dalloway and A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf, Runaway by Alice Munro, anything by Jane Austen (of course).
Kevin Brockmeier, Katherine Anne Porter, Willa Cather, Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro, Jane Austen, Vladimir Nabokov.
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Listing last updated: June 23, 2009