I write the column, Poetry Matters, for Southern Writers Magazine, have given readings and workshops on poetry, and founded the Lonesome Mountain Pro(s)e Writers Workshop. I teach a course on Contemporary Women Poets for the UVA/OLLI program. My poems have appeared in Piedmont Virginia Magazine, the Blue Ridge Anthology, the 25th Anniversary Edition the Blue Ridge Parkway Celebration Book, and in the Charlottesville CAT buses.
Publications and Prizes
Two Little Girls in a Wading Pool (Cedar Creek Publishing, 2012)
My poem, Small Hotel by a Sea, won 2nd prize in the 2013 Brodie Herndon Memorial(Poetry Society of Va). My poem, Senjaray, Afghanistan
won 3rd prize in the Virginia Writers Club 2011 Spring Shorts.
What I'm Reading Now:
Stag's Leap by Sharon Olds, Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith
The Prince of Tides(Pat Conroy)
The Kitchen Help(Kathleen Grissom)Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe(Fannie Flagg)
Ann Padgett; Pat Conroy; Donna Tartt; Joyce Carol Oates; Barbara Kingsolver;
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Listing last updated: October 23, 2013