Other Writing

“Pilgrimage with Ghosts,” (Memoir Essay). The Awakenings Review. Forthcoming, August 2021.

“Cathedral,” (Poem). Blue Heron Review, May 2021

“Easter Irises,” (Poem). Collected in the Anthology Viral Verse: Poetry of the Pandemic. Cathy Warner, Editor. Anna’s Bay Books, May 2020.

“Therese Anne Fowler and Maligned Women: Setting the Story Straight on Zelda Fitzgerald and Alva Vanderbilt Belmont,” (Literary Journalism). North Carolina Literary Review, July 2018.

“Vernal Equinox,” (Invited Essay). Published in Art House America, May 2017.

“Counting My Losses,” (Essay). Modern Creative Living, March 2017.

“You Scan,” (Short Story). in Southern Women’s Review. March 2017.

“Apples in Winter” (Poem). Carolina Woman Magazine. January 2017. Finalist/Honorable Mention in Carolina Woman’s Writing Contest, April 2016.

“Northeast to Down East: Four North Carolina Writers Revisit their NCLR Interviews” (Literary Journalism). Invited interview essay for North Carolina Literary Review’s 25th Anniversary Issue, July 2016. Online Edition/Version, January 2017.

“Back to the Garden,” (Memoir Essay). Art House America, June 2016. “Summer Solstice,” (Short Story). Finalist for the Doris Betts Fiction Prize, The North Carolina Writers Network, April 2016.

“Keeping the Feast,” (Memoir Essay). Art House America, July 2015.

“Consider the Oven,” (Memoir Essay). Art House America, April 2015.

“Elegy for John Lennon” (Short Story). Southern Women’s Review, February 2015.

“Jane Austen for Our Time: Rosamunde Pilcher’s The Shell Seekers,” (Literary Journalism).  Collected in The Global Jane Austen: Pleasure, Passion, and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community. Laurence Raw and Robert Dryden, Editors. Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.

“Best Biscuits in Town,” (Memoir Essay). in Southern Women’s Review, January 2013

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