"You May See a Stranger," The Gettysburg Review
, Summer 2012.
Washington Writing Prize in Short Fiction
Writes of Passage: Coming-of-Age Stories and Memoirs from The Hudson Review
, Ivan R. Dee, Chicago, 2008.
The Hudson Review
, Summer 2005
Sexual and racial tensions in a classroom threaten to explode as a young teen faces choices that will haunt her in adulthood.
"Driver's Education" now appearing in Writes of Passage: Coming-of-Age Stories and Memoirs from The Hudson Review. A Chicago Tribune and LA Times Editor's Choice book.
TRUE CONFESSIONS OF AN AMERICAN WAIF:
Amber's Awesome Journal of Unique Observations on the Occasion of Her European Travels"
Commissioned parody for Schaum
, a German arts journal. Published in English, Spring 2011.
Two American teens go on their first European trip, meet fake rock stars, and get into trouble.
Detail from Schaum #2, cover
THE MIDDLE WAY
award anthology, Rob Weisbach Books/William Morrow, 1998
A young girl in Thailand is sold into prostitution by her mother.
, June 1998, Rob Weisbach/William Morrow; contains stories by Myla Goldberg, Ed Park...and me
STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS
, March/April 2009
A woman is haunted by events from the past that threaten to disturb her domestic life.
American Independent Writing Prize in Short Fiction, 2010
"Statute of Limitations," Bethesda Magazine
, March/April 2009.
Gravity Dancers: Stories
, anthology edited by Richard Peabody, Paycock Press, 2009
A man battles neighbors to build his dream house, while his son resists the pull of the family heritage.
"Sand People" appears in the anthology Gravity Dancers
from Paycock Press.
THE ROSE GARDEN
North Dakota Quarterly
, Fiction Issue, Winter 2004
A psychologist confuses fantasy and reality as she travels alone for the first time after her divorce.
Now available at Redux, the online journal for work that deserves a second run.
"CHECK, PLEASE: WHEN THE MENU IS A MINEFIELD"
, Food, March 31, 2010
Dining out with dietary issues, and Twizzlers.
“Contributor Notes” (parody)
, Issues 1 and 2
“Reality Shows Currently in Production”
The Potomac, Issue 3