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Sometimes, despite all the chaos of trying to have a writing life in addition to a solo working mom life, I do publish outside of this blog. Here are some selections:



Disciplining my preschooler is triggering me, Scary Mommy 5/22/17



Slaying the patriarchy: Everything I need to know, I learned 20 years ago from Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Salon, 3/10/17



Know thyself. OK, but how? Open Thought Vortex, 10/21/16


pearl-jam OTV

Change for a Ten: Faith and perspective at a Pearl Jam show, Open Thought Vortex, 7/20/16


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Victim-blaming abuse survivors is re-abusing them: How we can all be better, Open Thought Vortex, 6/29/16


Like It Never Happened: A former editor and columnist on why they left Revolution John, Quaint Magazine blog, 10/10/15

Separation of art and hate: Abusers, stay out of lit, Delirious Hem, 10/17/14

Why I never write negative book reviews, guest post for Martin Ott’s WriteLiving, 1/29/14


THQ poems

Trendelenburg, Literary Mama, 1/17/18

Welcome home, Deer Hollow, and I was never good at math, Menacing Hedge, 4/10/17

How to really watch the borders, Heavy Feather Review, 1/19/17

Anniversary; I keep all my honesty down the barrel of a gun-; and I’m glad we had this talk, The Honeyed Quill, 8/5/16

The hunting cabinAnimal: A Beast of a Literary Journal, 7/1/16

Train of Thought, Connotation Press issue IV, vol. VI, March 2015

Escape Velocity: A Fable, UCity Review #8

Tamper, Stone Highway Review, May 2013

Post-Apocalyptic, Best of the Net 2011 (originally appeared in decomP, also anthologized in decomP‘s Best of Ten Years)

Collective Unconscious, Accents Publishing blog, 10/23/13

Two poems (Fate and Spell), MadHat Annual #15 (2013)


antidote (Winged City Press, 2013)

antidote (Winged City Press, 2013)

Versus (BlazeVOX, 2011)

Versus (BlazeVOX, 2011)


Interviewed (parts I and II) by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer on the Accents Publishing blog

Discussion of my poem “Post-Apocalyptic” at The Alchemist Review, 11/16/12

*Review of Anatomy of a Shape-Shifter from the website of the Great Twin Cities Poetry Read and the Poetry City, U.S.A. anthology series

Mention of my poem “Karma” in review of Fall 2011 issue of North American Review on PoetryCommentary 11/27/11

Poetic license segment on Words on a Wire literary arts radio show 11/13/11

*Review of Versus at Gloom Cupboard 8/21/11

Poem on Milwaukee Public Radio‘s (WUWM) Lake Effect program 4/27/11

Mention of my reading at University of Northern Iowa in the WCF Courier of Cedar Falls, IA 4/25/11

*Review of Anatomy of a Shape-Shifter on Anthony Frame’s blog 3/16/11

Interviewed by Stephanie Lecci and Ed Makowski on Milwaukee Public Radio’s (WUWM 89.7 FM) Lake Effect program, 3/16/11

Courier-Journal (Louisville) short feature 2/27/11

*Amazon review of Anatomy of a Shape-Shifter

*Review of The Lines Are Not My Friends (Zvi Sesling at Boston Area Small Press and Poetry Scene blog)

*Review of A Fling with the Ground (by Jen Garfield at Prick of the Spindle)


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