The Written Word

The Spring 2011 issue of storySouth, which includes my story “Trafficking,” has just gone live! storySouth showcases great southern writing and elegant, clean web design.  Check it out.

The Written Word

The Summer issue of Brain, Child —which includes my story “Sleep” — has hit the stands; you can get a copy at Barnes and Noble, Whole Foods and elsewhere. Brain, Child recently received a well-deserved Utne Independent Press Award —  check it out!

The Written Word

It’s not on the stands yet, but another of the motherhood/fairy stories I’ve been working for the past little bit (uh, doesn’t she mean the past five years?) will be in the Fall, 2009 issue of Brain, Child. I love Brain, Child. And not just because they publish fiction along with personal essays and nonfictionContinue reading “The Written Word”

The Written Word

Just received word that my poem “Hill Country Fossils” will appear in an upcoming issue of Southwest Review.    And just a couple of weeks ago, I opined thusly about the merits of writing poetry over fiction: How freeing it would be … to write without the words needing to earn their keep….  How freeingContinue reading “The Written Word”

The Written Word

Recently received notification that my story “Little Man,” which appeared in Brain, Child Magazine this time last year, is one of three finalists for the 2008 Texas Institute of Letters Kay Cattarulla Award for Best Short Story. It’s in good company, and I’m quite chuffed that it’s there.