Drumroll, Please…. Discover The “Enduring Spirit” Cover

Drumroll, please….  I am thrilled to share the cover for my new chapbook of literary & speculative short fiction, Enduring Spirit! In it, readers will befriend resilient girls, women & ghosts. From women discovering disquieting crimes, to literary glimpses of families changing, to ghostly sisters holding their own, the stories will intrigue & move you. […]

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Reading for Guilty Pleasure

I enjoy school. I tend to understand the rules of going to school: if you attend class and work hard, and don’t have to battle a learning disorder, you do relatively well. If you think outside the box, and write or read something a little different, you don’t do as well, but once you hit […]

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Back Cover Dreams

When I was a tween, mass was a mystical celebration, but the bookstore was my secondary church. The colorful displays of award winners and best-sellers, the crisp pages and new-book smell, I loved them all. I would enjoy the cover art, read the blurbs and then turn over the books to drink in the tempting […]

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Love, or Close Enough (A Story Excerpt)

Ask any traveler – unexpected, imperfect alliances form abroad. In this excerpt from my short story, “The Wisdom of Oranges,” available now in my collection Trail Ways Pilgrims: Stories, a Canadian E.F.L teacher in South Korea negotiates the steep terrain of competing for the man she might love. * …Soon the path surrendered into mud, shifting, […]

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