News and Events

My book Good Ash, a collection of poetry exploring the sublime, was just accepted for publication by Pinyon Publishing. Look for it in December, 2024!

Some recent publications:

Buy and read my novel, As Joan Approaches Infinity! It is dark comedy about a flawed middle-aged woman who you will learn to love, despite her foibles. You can preorder here:


Occupied: Vienna is a Broken Man and Daughter of Hunger has won the 2021 Colorado Authors’ League Award for best poetry collection.

Poem a Week! If you are interested in signing up to receive a poem a week from me, send me an email and I will put you on the list. These come out once a month on Sunday morning and my goal is for you to end and start a week with a feeling of resolution, hope, and beauty.

Youtube: Here is a link of me reading poems from Occupied: Vienna is a Broken Man and Daughter of Hunger:

Fiction Southeast: My Joan story, “Joan Ponders Spit,” was published recently. So if you want to learn something about caves in Borneo and what on earth Joan is up to now, look here:

I was nominated for a Pushcart Prize for my poem “Mother, My Ashes,” by Narrative Northeast. I went through a stage after our house fire where I wrote epistolary poems. It is one of three that they published:

Check out a taste of my fiction at This is an example of a book I’m writing about a protagonist Joan, who is flawed and a bit crazy. Enjoy!

KYSO Flash has just published three poems of mine from my work in progress, Vienna is a Broken Man, poems about post WW2 Austria and Germany. The link to the content page is here:

Flash Fiction Magazine published my piece, “The Savior,” about a frazzled and flawed mother named Joan, a recurring character in my work. In this work, Joan realizes that she is Jesus Christ. Check it out here:

Coldnoon published several of my pieces about post-WW2 German and Austria. This work-in-progress is inspired my stories from my Austrian mother: