Other Publications


Stranger at the Bad Luck Ball,” Minnesota History Center, February 2023

“Tonic,” Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, July/August 2017

“Heart is not a Proper Noun,” 2017 Saint Paul Almanac
“Unpaid Debt,” Mystery Weekly, August 2016
“Open Ended,”  Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, December 2015
Hot on the Trail of a Minnesota Mystery, Guest post for “Something is Going to Happen,” official blog for Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, September 23, 2015

“Elephant in the Room,” 2016 Saint Paul Almanac
“In the Margins,”  Talking Stick 24 (Jackpine Writers Bloc, 2015)

“Perpetua”, Revolver, May – July 2015
Wanted 25 Winner – “Tiffanie Brump”, Revolver, March 2015
“Everlasting Light,” Talking Stick 23 (Jackpine Writers Bloc, 2014)

“Gift Wrapped,” 2015 Saint Paul Almanac
Recycle Your Dreams,” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, October 11, 2013
My Cranky Dad Got Results,” St. Paul Pioneer Press, June 18, 2013

Stories that Plow the Siege of Budapest, and Beyond,” Star Tribune, June 18, 2013
“Playing House,”
Revolver, February 4, 2013
“Boys will be Boys,”  Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, February 2013
Elephant in the Room,” 2012 Saint Paul Almanac
“Delayed,” You Don’t Say: Stories in the Second-Person (Ink Monkey Press, 2012)
Gangster Fairytale of a Grim Future,” Mill City Bibliophile, September 2012
“Bare Hands,” Talking Stick 19: Forgotten Roads (Jackpine Writers Bloc, 2010)
“Albert Park: In His Own Words,” Turtle Quarterly
Recipe for a Writing Anthology,” (with Melissa Doffing) A View from The Loft
Breakfast in Helsinki,” Literary Bohemian, June 2009

Essays in regional and local newspapers and online magazines including:  Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), Minnesota Womens Press (St. Paul, MN) and Savvy Women’s Magazine (online)


Poetry Anthologies

“Are you a bird, little one,” BABY BLESSINGS, Andrews McMeel Publishing (Spring 2017)

“Permission Granted,” BACK TO JOY: Little Reminders to Help Us Through Tough Times , Andrews McMeel Publishing (October 2014).

“New Experiences Ahead,” SOAR!: Follow Your Dreams, Andrews McMeel Publishing (Spring 2014)

“Baby Steps” and “Are you a bird, little one,” Miracles of Motherhood: Prayers and Poems for a New Mother, Center Street (New York, NY: 2007)

“He Knew,” Dog Blessings: Poems, Prose and Prayers Celebrating Our Relationship with Dogs, New World Library (New York, NY: 2008); to be Reissued by  Andrews McMeel Publishing (October 3, 2017).
“Epiphany in String Cheese, with Salsa,” “Rapture in Sharp Cheddar and Sliced Salami” and “Ecstasy on Toast:  Six Olives and Smoked Gouda,” Corpse of Milk II (chapbook)
“Important Announcement – Absolutely Free,” Prose-Poem Project Classifieds

Individual Poems

“Julie’s Toybox at Midnight,” Ariston
“Forget,” Talking Stick 13: Escape to the Woods
“Night Terror,” Talking Stick 15: Choices
She Knows,” Minnetonka Review
“On the Effects of Friction and Gravity,” Snakeskin
Oh So Boiled,” Midway Journal
Solstice,” Tattoo Highway
“Turbulence,” Fickle Muses
“Hope” and “Change and Constancy,” Avocet
“Patron Saint of Panties” and “Unfinished,” Prose-Poem Project
“Grandfather’s Apple Tree,” Lake Phalen poetry wall, St. Paul, Minnesota
“Vivian, in her grief,” Lief No 1, Summer 2012
Free Samples,” KPV State Fair Poems winner, August 2012
Singed“, Lief No 2, Winter 2012 – 2013 (also performed on Northern Community Radio – KAXE & KBXE and Rocky Mountain Revival)
Upswing,” Lief Magazine Broadside, January 2013
What I Know For Sure,” Lief No 4, April 2014
“High Above Saint Paul’s Highways,” 2017 Saint Paul Almanac