Articles and Blog Posts
I am published in the Washington Independent Review of Books.
- Silent Book Club: Events for (Noisy!) Book Lovers (July 15, 2019) This was the fourth most popular article in July, as stated in this article.
I write articles for the Silent Book Club blog. View them all on one page.
- My Silent Book Club Began to Lead Itself (April 2, 2021)
- The Pandemic and My Local Library (November 23, 2020)
- Epidemics, Plagues, and Isolation (March 26, 2020)
- How to Organize and Host a Book Club (July 15, 2019)
- Where Have You Been All My Life? (May 12, 2019)
- The Timelessness of Books (March 28, 2019)
- How Many Books Do You Need? (February 17, 2019)
- New Year’s Book Solutions (January 5, 2019)
I wrote a post for the Off the Beaten Shelf blog by Mandy Shunnarah.
- 11 Great Books Set in Cold Weather (January 18, 2021)
I wrote a post for the Three Hares blog by Lisa Tulfer.
- 3 Lessons I Learned From Writing a Historical Novel (September 24, 2021)
I wrote a post for the bookgaga blog by Vicki Ziegler.
- How to Read Books in a Pandemic in the Digital Age (February 24, 2021)
I am published in Beltway Poetry Quarterly.
I won an award given by the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society.
- William Faulkner–Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Novel-in-Progress (2016) I was recognized as a Semi-Finalist for my novel The Water-Creatures.
I was a consultant (writer, editor, and graphic designer) for the National Forum on Education Statistics.
- Forum Guide to Exit Codes (September 2020) I am a named consultant in this publication.
I assisted the National Forum on Education Statistics as writer, editor, and graphic designer. Here are some of the publications created in part with my help:
- Forum Guide to Planning for, Collecting, and Managing Data About Students Displaced by a Crisis (September 2019)
- Forum Guide to Personalized Learning Data (August 2019)
- Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems (November 2018)
- Forum Guide to Facility Information Management (May 2018)
- Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data (January 2018)
- Forum Guide to Data Visualization: A Resource for Education Agencies (October 2016)
- Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Disaggregated Data on Racial/Ethnic Subgroups (September 2016)
Works Not Yet Published
I have written books that are not yet published.
- Two Novembers: A Memoir of Love ’n’ Sex in Sonnets (17,000 words; 155 sonnets)
- The Water-Creatures: A Literary/Historical Novel (86,000 words) This is book 1 in a series called the Songbird Cycle.
Works in Progress
The following works are in progress.
- A Memoir: I am researching and writing a memoir.
- Books 2, 3, and 4 in the Songbird Cycle: Literary/Historical Novels (approx. 80,000-100,000 words each) There are four books in the series that begins with The Water-Creatures. Books 2, 3, and 4 are written, but not yet polished.