Creative Writing


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Dark Matter

Aldrich Press/Kelsay Books

Poems about the universe.

2009 Ellen La Forge Poetry Prize

2009 semi-finalist in the Philip Levine Prize in Poetry.

2009 semi-finalist in the University of Wisconsin Press Poetry Series, Brittingham and Pollak Poetry Prizes.

2009 semi-finalist for the Sawtooth Poetry Prize, Ahsahta Press, Boise State University.

2010 semi-finalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award Competition.

Ballroom — a love story

Flutter Press

A series of poems that speak of learning how to dance, from the beginning steps of the waltz to what it’s like when a dancer begins to feel the steps rather than just mechanically arrange the arms and legs.

Cloud Studies — a sonnet sequence

Whale Sound Audio Chapbooks

Poems about the weather in multiple media formats (no longer available).

The book of small treasures

Keystone Finalist – Seven Kitchens Press

Poems about parenting and children.

How to Photograph the Heart

The Lives You Touch Publications

Poems about relationships and the inner space of a person.


Editor’s Pick

Young Adult, Paranormal, Suspense, Romance
Word Count: 51,000
Published By: Evernight Teen

Who Saw the Deep

Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award (ABNA) 2012 Semi-Finalist Winner

Editor’s Pick

Romance, Suspense, Paranormal, Sci-Fi, Mystery
Word Count: 55,000
Published By: Evernight Publishing