Published Work

Personal Essays:

“When I Run”JMWW, January 2020

“Shorthand as a Second Language” Door is a Jar, Fall 2019

“Bridges”Sleet Magazine, Spring-Summer 2019

“Drawing Life”Mojave River Review, Spring-Summer 2019

“The Blue of Doug Wyatt’s Eyes”Concho River Review, May 2019

“Maybe Next Time. Maybe” – GravelMay 2019

“B is for Breakfast”Hobart, March 2019

“Running While Old”Raven Chronicles, August 2018

“Jesus Saves, I Don’t”Ascent, June 2018

“Y is for You”Spry Literary Magazine, ABCS of Flash Writing, May 2018

“On Driving”Rathalla Review, Spring 2018

“Flaneur with Baedeker, or, Student of the MapSuperstition Review, Spring 2018

“Science for Dummies” – Waccamaw Review, Spring 2018

“This is my brain on baseball”  – Hobart, April 2018

“Quirky: Strange but Cool” – Open: Journal of Arts & Letters, March 2018

“Gumbo” – Long Island Literary Journal, Winter 2017

“The Sky’s the Limit” in Adelaide Anthology, 2017 (pages 77-81), shortlisted for Best Essay. First published in Hippocampus Magazine, June 2013.

“Tat Two” – The Flexible Persona, October 2017

“On Cookbooks: Collections and Recollections” – Eclectica, October/November 2017

“Seventy” in Stonecoast Review, Issue #7, Summer 2017

“Falling” in Pilcrow & Dagger, August-September 2017

“Relative Strangers” – Fish Food, Issue 1 (8/17)

“Smoke and Mirrors” – The Chaos, Summer 2017

“Whatever Will Be” – The Citron Review, Summer 2017

“Noodling A to Z” – Room, Volume 40.1, 2017

“Berkeley Revisited” – Adelaide Literary Magazine, Spring 2017

“On Hating Writing from Prompts” – Brevity, February 2017

“The Idea of North” in The Baltimore Review, Winter 2017

“The Cycle of Life” – The Drowning Gull, Issue 2, December 2016

“In Praise of Simple Living (just add ice cream)” – Embodied Effigies, Issue 6 2016

“Lobster Tales” – Oasis Journal 2016 

M is for Mentors and Muses and Models, Oh My! – Spry Literary Journal, July 2016

“Drunks and Fools” – bioStories, July 2016

“But can she type?” – Crab Creek Review, Vol. 2016 #1

“Solo in Seattle” – The Tishman Review, April 2016. Nominated for 2016 Best of the Net Anthology

“In Search of Isabel Bolton” in Bloom and The Millions, April 2016

“Fresh Linens” in Dead Housekeeping, March 2016

Dying is Hard in Lumen, February 2016

“Lillie’s Legacy” in 1966: A Journal of Creative Nonfiction, Winter 2015 plus a follow-up: “Where’s Lillie?”

“Prelude in C” in Foliate Oak, November 2015

“Alef, Bet, Gimel: Contemplations of a Wandering Jew” in Hamilton Stone Review, October 2015

“Quickly” in Labletter, May 2015

“Double Jeopardy” in Watershed Review, Spring 2015

“Ruby Fusion” in (em): a Review of Text and Image, Issue 3: April 2015

“My Quarrel with Grieving” in Permafrost, Winter 2015.  Selected as one of the Notable Essays and Literary Nonfiction in the Best American Essays 2016.

“Lena and the Bank of America” in Lunch Ticket – Amuse Bouche, March 2015

The First Time” in Tell Us a Story, January 2015

“Catch of the Day” in Killing the Angel, Issue 3:2014

“A Muse of One’s Own: Finding Inspiration for Your Writing Life,” Chapter 3 in Writing after Retirement, 2014

“Permanently Cool: A Tattoo of One’s Own,”  Soundings Review, Sp./Summer 2014 (print), republished online in Redux, August 2017

“In Loving Memory” in Vine Leaves, July 2014

“A Contemplation of Crows” in Mojave River Review, Summer 2014

“Pilgrimage,” in Bloom, June 2014

“Che Bella Lingua” in Tinge Magazine, Spring 2014

“Memento Mori: A Sketch” in Jet Fuel Review, Spring 2014

“Fascinating Rhythm: In Praise of Punctuation,” in Spry Literary Journal, April 2014

“Real Real Red, or, Goodbye to All That” (audio recording) in Skive Magazine (print copy), November 2013

“Got  Match?” in Prairie Wolf Press Review, Fall 2013

“The Last Turnip” in Souvenir, Fall-tober issue 2013 

“Second Hand Pearls … Second Hand Curls” in upstreet #9 2013

“Any Place I Hang My Hat” in New Purlieu Review, Summer-Fall 2013

“Orange Cat” in Quickly, May 2013 and in City Works, 2013

“In the Balcony” in City Works, 2013

“Fruit Tramp” in Switchback, Spring 2013

“Word of the Day” in Sleet Magazine, Spring 2013

“Kissing Frogs” in Marco Polo Arts Magazine, April 2013

“Leftovers on Lettuce: ABCs of a Life in Food”  in Middlebrow, February 2013

“Ode to Basil” in Tiny Lights, February 2013

“On the Road Again” in The Feathered Flounder, Winter 2012

“My Space” in Killing the Angel, Issue 1-2012

“Elegy for a Mollusk” in Raven Chronicles, September 2012

“Walking in the Light”in Skive Magazine, Spring/Fall 2012

“Sticks and Stones – in Writer’s Ink, Issue 7, Summer 2012

“Cornish Pasty” in Phoebe Journal 41.2, Fall 2012

“He just stands there and breathes…” – in Prime Number 19.2, April-June 2012

“Lovc at First Bite” – in City Works 2012, San Diego City College print anthology

“Re-Entry” in Jenny, May 2012

“How to Become a Writer After 60 – in Tiny Lights, January 2012

“My Moving Cage”r.kv.r.y., Summer 2011

“Walls the Color of Tears”  –  Foliate Oak, May 2011

Elvis Standing By”  –  Eclectica, April-May 2011

Seventh Inning Stretch”   –  in Hobart, April 2011. Republished August 2013 in Stymie.

Five Stars: An Adventure in Amatory Dining – winner of the 2011 essay contest at  Writing It Real. 

Virginia Woolf:

Regular posts on Blogging Woolf.

Virginia Woolf as Memoirist: “I am made and remade continually” – Bloomsbury Heritage Monograph #72, Cecil Woolf Publishers, 2015

A Room of One’s Own and Women’s Writing Today”Virginia Woolf Bulletin, January 2012

A Certain Hold on Haddock and Sausage’: Dining Well in Virginia Woolf’s Life and WorkVirginia Woolf and the Natural World: Selected Papers of the Twentieth Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Clemson University Press, 2011

In Their Own Words: Virginia Woolf and May Sarton – Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Spring 2011

Charleston Saved 1979-1989 (Review)Virginia Woolf Bulletin, January 2011

Beyond the Icon: Virginia Woolf in Contemporary FictionBloomsbury Heritage Monograph #58, Cecil Woolf Publishers, 2010

Four Monographs from the Bloomsbury Heritage Series (Review)Virginia Woolf Miscellany, Fall/Winter  2009

Editing A Writer’s Diary: Leonard Woolf as Censor or “Keeper of the Flame”Woolf Editing/Editing Woolf: Selected Papers from the Eighteenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf, Clemson University Press, 2009

Discovering England—Discovering Virginia Woolf – Virginia Woolf Bulletin, Jan. 2007

My Miscellany:

Between the Lines, my monthly column about all things bookish in the Presidio Sentinel, the Mission Hills community newspaper.

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