Writings


Fiction

Forthcoming: “The Rest of Us,” West Branch, Spring 2018

“Years Eaten by the Bees,” West Branch, Fall 2017 (Read this story here).

“Fledgling” The Puritan, Summer 2017

“Guadalajara, 1986,” Day One, May 2016

“Evanesce,” The Cossack Review, May 2016

“Treasure,” La Calaca Review, 2003

“Seed,” Other Voices, 2001

“Aranas,” Black Warrior Review, 2000

“Dario,” Santa Clara Review, 2000

“Caterpillars,” Fourteen Hills, 1999


Essay

“Violating the Tenets of Intersectionality,” Faithfully Magazine [Print Issue 4], June 2018

“The Danger of Trying to Please Man While Serving God,” iBelieve, June 2018

“Let’s Stop Talking About Inclusion and Start Taking Action,” Faithfully Magazine, March 2018

“A Case For Diversity In Christian Publishing,” Faithfully Magazine, October 2017

“Here Is What Happens When a Son Overburdens His Father With Grief,” The Tishman Review, April 2016

“Seasoned with Salt: Adding Flavor to the Independent Press,” Front Porch Commons: A Project of [CLMP], July 2015


Personal Memoir

“Fighting to Write Between Two Languages,” The Millions, April 2018

“Caught Between Two Languages,” Fathom Magazine, February 2018

“Bringing Up My Children in a Bilingual Home (School),” Mothers Always Write, February 2018

“I can barely afford to pay my bills. I can’t send an honest Christmas card,” The Washington Post, December 2016

“The Journey Back to My Father,” Brain, Child Magazine, September 2016

“An Open Letter to my Former Self Before I Became a Homeschool Mom,” Red Tricycle, June 2016

“Silent Vestiges,” Cordella Magazine, April 2016


Poetry

“Instruments,” Fathom Magazine, February 2018

“Bluff,” Fathom Magazine, February 2018

“Bent Twigs,” L’Éphémère Review, December 2017

“Some of Us,” Origins Journal, October 2017

“Falcon, (for Esther),” The Sunlight Press, August 2017

“Counting,” Mothers Always Write, June 2017


Anthology

Forthcoming: “Without Words.” great weather for MEDIA, (slated 2018)

“My Spanish Voice.” Short and Sweet: Small Words for Big Thoughts, edited by Susan King, Grace Publishing,  May 2017, pp. 80.


Interviews

Interview: Kate Motaung, author, A Place to Land
A discussion about displacement, surrender, and landing in the center of God’s will.

Interview: Emily Conrad, Author, Justice
An interview about hope, faithfulness, and writing.

Interview: Nathaniel Hansen, Editor, Windhover Journal
Exploring Christian perspectives and spiritual themes. Nathaniel Hansen chats about Windhover Journal.

Interview: Thom Caraway, Editor, Rock & Sling
Exploration and ambiguity. A chat with Thom Caraway, Editor of Rock & Sling.

Interview: Gregory Wolf, Editor, Image Journal
Grappling with religion in authentic ways. Interview with Image Journal Editor, Gregory Wolfe.


Guest Blogger

“What My Aging Auntie Teaches Me About Navigating the 21st Century,” The Mudroom, October 2017

“To Quote or Not to Quote: Can Quotation Marks in Fiction Be Excised?” Kathy Ide Book Services, August 2017

“Sounding the Key Word Outline,” Stone Soup Magazine, November 2016

“How to Jump Start a Young Writer Who’s Running Into a Wall,” Stone Soup Magazine, March 2016

“How a Reluctant Reader Can Soar Now,” Stone Soup Magazine, February 2016


Reviews

Review: Becoming a Welcoming Church by Thom S. Rainer

Review: Colorfull by Dorena Williamson

Review: 31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs

Review: A Pocketful of Seeds by Debbie Johnson

Review: As My Parents Age by Cynthia Ruchti

Review: The Illustrated Book of Sayings by Ella Frances Sanders, Blogging for Books.

Review: Me A Compendium by The Wee Society, Blogging for Books.

Review: George Washington’s Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation by The Mount Vernon Ladies Association.

Review: Dorothea’s Eyes by Barb Rosenstock.

Review: Easter by Jan Pienkowski.

Review: The Hedge of Thorns by John Carrol, Burning Bush Press Newsletter.

Review: Making the Most of Life by J.R. Miller, Burning Bush Press Newsletter.

Review: The Bible in the Footstool, Burning Bush Press Newsletter.

Review: Annie, the Flower Girl, Burning Bush Press Newsletter.

Review: The Little Woodsman and His Dog Caesar by Mary M. Sherwood, Burning Bush Press Newsletter.

 


 

 

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