New Fiction in 2014

A crazy good stay at Yaddo, with a wonderful group of writers and painters and composers, launched a lot of new work:

A tale of unauthorized parenthood.
My novella, The Found Child, is published by Shebooks as an ebook. Copies available for $2.99 at Kobo, Amazon, or at Shebooks.

"Jackpot" is a finalist for the American Short Story Prize, sponsored by New Rivers Press.

"The House on the Coast" came out in the Spring issue of the Crab Orchard Review. Online reading available soon.

“Life Drawing” came out in the Winter issue of Roanoke Review. Online reading available soon.

“The Grand and the Details” was published in The Coachella Review.

“The Beast Stories” were featured in Sheridan Wyoming's Sagebrush Gallery.

Lots of exciting developments are underway for 2015. Check back here soon to find out what's coming next:

photo by Cheryl Mazak

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Selected Works

Three women--a composer, a galley cook, and a climate change geologist--take jobs in Antarctica where they fall in love and into trouble.
A moment of simultaneous grace and injustice leads to the unraveling of three lives.
Two sisters unveil the truth about their brother's disappearance.
Lori, an adult bicycle mechanic, learns to read -- and much more.
Sports and adventure stories.
For Kids
Armchair travel to Antarctica.
Victoria saves an endangered continent.
River wants to make the WNBA!
A mountain lion prowls into an urban neighborhood.
Two girls survive in a mountain storm.