Short Stories

Carnivores, Best Short Fiction in ‘The Art of Protest’ Writing Contest, Center for American Literary Studies/Centre County Reads

Hers, fiction chapbook semi-finalist in Black River Chapbook Competition, Black Lawrence Press

I Will in The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review
Less Brave in The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review
Every Day in The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review

Bloom to Black in The Stoneslide Corrective
Ghost in the Wall in LUMINA
Smell & Taste in Clever Girl Magazine
Spectators in The Doctor T. J. Eckleburg Review

Leaving Things Behind You republished as a Kindle short

When the World Ends and Leaving Things Behind You
in Another Breath, the Rosemont College (RC) Press Anthology
published by PS Books

When the World Ends in Bestiary: the best of the inaugural demi-decade of A cappella Zoo, First published and nominated for the Pushcart Prize in 2009

What’s that in Your Hand? in Parlor Journal

Leaving Things Behind You in Pearl Magazine



When the Language Was Young…forthcoming in Centered Magazine
Unsung in RHINO

The Untitled and ‘If I,’ an Indian Country Today Collage in Four Chambers 05
The Aftermath in Nasty Women Poets:
An Unapologetic Anthology of Subversive Verse
, Lost Horse Press

When the Language Was Young in the Telepoem Booth, State College, PA
The Zombie Poem in the Telepoem Booth, State College, PA
Watercolor with Stan for 2017 Poems from Life with Juniper Village, a project sponsored by the Pennsylvania Center for the Book and Juniper Village Senior Living at Brookline
To a New Place in Webster’s 4/7 First Friday Poetry Passport
Controlling a Gun in NAILED

Gun in a Card Shop in NAILED
Tamir Rice, 12, with an Air Gun in a Park in NAILED
The Suspicious Death of Teenager Lennon Lacy in NAILED
Purge: Baltimore, April 2015 in NAILED
Yes/No to Neurosurgery for My Son in Atlas & Alice

In an NFL Elevator Video in HEArt Online
Nude Photo of a Star in Persephone’s Daughters

Pink Flamingo: A Fraternity Prank in Persephone’s Daughters
Virginity Test Required for Police Force Recruits in Persephone’s Daughters
And I am One of Those People in Life in 10 Minutes

The Zombie Poem in Black Poppy Review
In Venice My Skin…  in Abbey #142

Wishbone in Abbey #142

The Thing About the Flowers in Another Breath, the Rosemont College (RC) Press Anthology

Crying Virgin in Philadelphia Poets
The Thing About the Flowers in Philadelphia Poets
Sleeping with Someone in Philadelphia Poets


Short Biographies

Meg Day
Fred Shaw
James Brasfield
Laura Spagnoli

Joe Maddon
Michelle Lin

Nicole Steinberg
Peter Oresick
dawn lonsinger

Melanie Simms
Tameka Cage Conley
Paul Siegell
Sheila Squillante
Mary Szybist

Chimananda Ngozi Adichie
Beth Ain
Lester Goran
Raina Leon
David Wiesner
D. E. Steward
Ellen Bass
W. S. Di Piero
Le Hinton
Stephen Berg

Katharine Wireman
Patti Smith
Claude Rains
Eva Marie Saint
Rosetta Tharpe
Shara McCallum
Yona Harvey


Book Reviews

Haiku Review of A. M. Homes’ The Safety of Objects in Flock Literary Journal

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in PSU Library News

Locus Mentis by MaryAnn L. Miller in Philadelphia Poets

And the Blue Continues… by Fereshteh Sholevar,
Y Continua Lo Azul… translated by Emiliano Martin in Philadelphia Poets

Wild Mushrooms by Joyce Meyers in Philadelphia Poets


Edited & Contributed To

(With Pennsylvania Center for the Book staff.) Festschrift for Lee Bennett Hopkins on the 25th Anniversary of the Lee Bennett Hopkins (LBH) Award for Children’s Poetry. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2017. Limited Print.


Service, Programs, & Associations



Poems from Life: 2017-present
Words of Art: 2016-present
Sexual Assault Awareness Book Display: Apr 2014-2018
Domestic Violence Awareness Book Display: 2014