Publications

 

Published Poetry

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Sonnets

I am published in Beltway Poetry Quarterly: Spring 2020: Volume 21:2 Conserving Home.
 

APRIL 15, 2020 – Sonnet 130; Sonnet 129
These two poems are part of a sonnet sequence—they come from my unpublished chapbook Two Novembers: A Memoir of Love ’n’ Sex in Sonnets.
 
 

Published Articles

Washington Independent Review of Books

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Blog Posts

I write articles for the Silent Book Club blog.
 
Silent Book Club is an international organization that brings together people who love books. Attendees order a drink, chat about books, and read any book they want in friendly silence.

MARCH 26, 2020 – Epidemics, Plagues, and Isolation
JULY 15, 2019 – How to Organize and Host a Book Club
MAY 12, 2019 – Where Have You Been All My Life?
MARCH 28, 2019 – The Timelessness of Books
FEBRUARY 17, 2019 – How Many Books Do You Need?
JANUARY 5, 2019 – New Year’s Book Solutions
 
 

Unpublished Books – Completed

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Memoir in Shakespearean Sonnets

I am seeking literary representation for my completed poetry chapbook, Two Novembers: A Memoir of Love ’n’ Sex in Sonnets (17,000 words; 155 sonnets).

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Literary/Historical Novel

I am seeking literary representation for my completed literary/historical novel, The Water-Creatures (86,000 words).

 

Unpublished Books – In Progress

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Literary/Historical Novels

My novel The Water-Creatures is the first in a series of four books. The second, third, and fourth books in the series are written, but not polished.

 
 

Award for The Water-Creatures

Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society

Semi-Finalist

Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society

2016 – William Faulkner–Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Novel-in-Progress