My first book, Swimming Middle River, published in August 2020 with REad Lips Press. My second book collection of coming of age short stories, White Knight Escort Service, published in January 2021 with Alien Buddha Press.
Who Am I?
Predominately, I am a writer of short stories and flash fiction. My short stories explore journeys toward autonomy and boundaries placed on the individual by society, family, and self. My first book of short stories, Swimming Middle River, will debut late summer 2020.
Accolades and Awards
- Pushcart Prize nominee for The Family Blend
- Gold Writer Award for Spooning
- Best of the Net 2020 nominee
- Short list in the Strands International Flash Fiction
Competition for The Well-Heeled Woman
I am also an adjunct lecturer in English as well Communications and Media departments at the University of Missouri – St. Louis. This is where I earned my B.A. in English and my M.F.A. in Creative Writing.