Published Work

BOOKS

DARING TO DATE AGAIN – A memoir, SheWrites Press, 2014

  • Silver Medal:  Independent Publishers Book Awards, 2016
  • Finalist:   NextGeneration Indie Publishers Award, 2016
  • Finalist: International Book Awards, 2016

“…funny and introspective, filled with compassion and written without an ounce of affectation or disingenuousness.” Kirkus Reviews

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SHORT STORIES AND ESSAYS:

“Child of God,” The Opiate, January 2020

“The Memory Unit,” Pulse, Spring 2020

“A Promise Is a Promise,” The Raven’s Perch, 2016

“Damn Yankee,” Forge, July 2014

“Looking for Blood,” Words and Images, 2014

“The Writer as a Small Business,” Ozone Park Journal, Jan. 2014

“Driving to Nyanga,” Under the Sun, August 2013

“Kathleen Battle at Carnegie Hall,” Phantasmagoria, 2003

“A Crone Speaks,” Phoebe, 2003

BOOK REVIEWS:

MILLION DOLLAR RED, by Gleah Powers

  • The Literary Review, August 2020

A CANDLE FOR ST. SIMÓN, by Kelly Daniels

  • Midwest Book Review, 2020

50 MILES, by Sheryl St. German

  • Midwest Book Review, 2019

BODY BROKER, by Daniel M. Ford

  • Midwest Book Review, 2019

EVE AND ALL THE WRONG MEN, by Aviya Kushner

  • The Laurel Review, Spring 2020

UNION SQUARE, by Adrian G. Koesters,

  • Midwest Book Review, 2020

SIXTEEN, by August Coutreau

  • PANK, 2019

ACADEMIC:

“Beyond Grammar: Linguistics in the Writing Classroom,” Pedagogy, Spring 2011

M.A., English, B.A., French & Spanish, New York University, 1964

M.A., Linguistics (focus on endangered languages), Montclair State University, 2005

Taught Freshman English at Montclair State University. 2006-2013