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Resting On My Laurels


A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir—upcoming from the University of Nebraska Press in 2018

The River’s Memory (Twisted Road/2014) Novel

Older Queer Voices: The Intimacy of Survival, an online anthology. Sarah Einstein and Sandra Gail Lambert, Eds. February, 2017


EtymologyThe Southern Review Spring 2017

“Before We’re Writers, We’re Readers” Creative Nonfiction

“Solace: Three of the Places” Pithead Chapel. Essay

“The Laundromat” Hippocampus. Essay. Pushcart Prize Nominee.

The Great Jones Street short story app—”Marine Biology,” “Spanish Lessons,” and “In a Chamber of My Heart.” 

“May or May Not”  Redux: A Literary Journal February/2016 Essay

“Day Thirty-Five”  New Letters Fall 2015. Fiction

“Mosquitoes”  DIAGRAM 15.6, Essay

“Rolling in the Mud”  Alaska Quarterly Review, Spring & Summer 2011. Reprinted in Hippocampus, June 2015.

“Sex Objects”  Brevity, Issue 49, May 2015 Gender Issue. Essay

“Marine Biology”  The Fourth River, Autumn, 2011. Fiction. Reprinted in Stirring, May 2015

“The Blind Girl and the Cripple Get on a Plane”  Medium, Human Parts, 4/28/15. Essay

“Sears Building Triptych”  Atticus Review, The Cartography Issue, April 18,2015. Essay

“The Last Period”  Midway Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2015. Essay. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize and is a “Best of the Net” finalist. 

“A Certain Loneliness”  Water~Stone Review, Volume 17, 2014-1015. Essay.

“Poster Children”  Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction, May 2014. Essay

“Spanish Lessons”  The Weekly Rumpus, 10/9/2013. Fiction.

“The Beginning and the End”  Sweet: A Literary Confection of Poetry and Creative Nonfiction.

“Half-Boy” – Big Fiction No. 4, Summer/Fall 2013 Knickerbocker Prize, 2nd Place, Lauren Groff, Judge. Fiction.

“I Am Here, in this Morning Light”  North American Review, Fall 2012. Essay.

“May or May Not”  New Letters: A Magazine of Writing and Art, 2013, Essay.

“In a Chamber of My Heart”  Winner of the 2013 Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest, Judge—Felice Picano

“Who I Am”  Arts & Letters, Spring 2013, Issue 27. Essay.

“The Shower”  Blue Crow Magazine, April, 2010.

“Lemon on the Side”  Gertrude: A Journal of Voice and Vision, Issue 11, 2007. Fiction.

“The Wild and Wooly Waccasassa”  Breath and Shadow: A Journal of Disability Culture and Literature, February 2007. Essay.

“A Spangly Silver Leotard”  Conte: A Journal of Narrative Writing December 2006. Fiction.

“The Swamp Goddess”  Collective Fallout, Volume One, January 2009. Fiction.

“Exhaustion Pantoum”  Bone and Tissue: Poems of Disability, First Place award, 2008.

“Theories About Bodies and Truth”  Babel Fruit, Spring, 2008.

“Horror in the Okefenokee”  Breath and Shadow: A Journal of Disability Culture and  Literature – September, 2007.

“Lunar Eclipse”  Sinister Wisdom #40, 1990. Essay.

“Disability and Violence”  Sinister Wisdom #39, 1990. Essay.

“Disability and Intimacy”  Common Lives/Lesbian Lives #26,1988. Essay.



In Season: Stories of Discovery, Loss, Home, and Places In Between, Edited by Jim Ross. University Press of Florida, 2018

Flash NonFiction Funny, Edited by Dinty W. Moore and Tom Hazuka. Woodhall Press, 2018

Best Women’s Travel Writing: Vol. 11, Edited by Lavinia Spalding. Traveler’s Tales Press, 2017

Selected Memories: Five Years of Hippocampus Magazine, Edited by Donna Talarico. Hippocampus Press. 2017   

Dozen: The Best of Breath and Shadow, Edited by Chris Kuell. 2016 

Not Somewhere Else But Here: A Contemporary Anthology of Women and Place, Edited by Erin Elizabeth Smith, T.A. Noonan, Rhonda Lott, Beth Couture. Sundress Publications. 2014

Something to Declare: Good Lesbian Travel Writing, Edited by Gillian Kendall. The University of Wisconsin Press, 2009

Bridges and Borders: Jane’s Stories IV, Glenda Bailey-Mershon, Linda Mowry, Shobha Sharma, eds. Fiction.

Saints + Sinner: New Fiction from the Festival 2013, Paul Willis and Amie Evans, eds. Bold Stroke Books, 2013. Fiction.

Lavandería: A Mixed Load of Women, Wash, and Word, Donna J. Watson, Michelle Sierra, and Lucia Gbaya-Kanga, eds. City Works Press. 

First Person Queer, Richard Labonté and Lawrence Schimel, eds. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007. Essay.

Sister/Stranger: Lesbians Loving Across The Lines, Jan Hardy, ed. Sidewalk Revolution Press, 1993

The Body of Love, Tee Corinne, ed. Banned Books, 1993

The Poetry of Sex, Tee Corinne, ed. Banned Books, 1992


Book Reviews:

The Off Season by Amy Hoffman. Lambda Literary Review

The Year of Needy Girls by Patricia A. Smith. Lambda Literary Review

Fire Girl: Essays on India, America, and the In-Between by Sayantani Dagupta. Entropy Magazine

A Thin Bright Line by Lucy Jane Bledsoe. Lambda Literary Review

Adult Onset by Ann-Marie MacDonald. Lambda Literary Review

The Gods of Tango by Carolina De Robertis. Lambda Literary Review

QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology edited by Raymond Luczak. Lambda Literary Review

The Feminist Bookstore Movement: Lesbian Antiracism and Feminist Accountability by Kristen Hogan. Lambda Literary Review


Grants and Awards:

2018 NEA Creative Writing Fellow

Pushcart Prize Nomination—2016

Pushcart Prize Nomination—2015

“Best of the Net” Finalist—2015

Studios of Key West Residency

The Corporation of Yaddo Fellowship

Atlantic Center for the Arts Residencies

Big Fiction 2013 Knickerbocker Prize—Judge: Lauren Groff, second place

2013 Saints and Sinners Short Fiction Contest—Judge: Felice Picano, first place

The 2015 New Letters Alexander Cappon Prize for Fiction—finalist

Artist Enhancement Grant, Florida Division of Cultural Affairs 2007


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