News: Publication in the Watershed Journal

I'm so happy to announce that my work has been recently published in the Spring 2021 issue of The Watershed Journal! My short story, "The Lunch," describes a scene between a young woman and her father, in the wake of a family upheaval. The piece touches on themes of forgiveness, shame, and coming of age… Continue reading News: Publication in the Watershed Journal

Fiction: Visiting the Carnegie Museum of Art (and Natural History)

When you were eight, you brought your throwaway camera. You took pictures of the dinosaur skeletons, the big mirrored room of rocks and crystals, the temporary exhibit of fine jewelry, where the security guard told you photos were not allowed, and your face got bright red in embarrassment, and you slipped the camera in your… Continue reading Fiction: Visiting the Carnegie Museum of Art (and Natural History)

Fiction: Shopping at Target

Shopping at Target You go to Target to imagine new lives for yourself. The right combination of pastel towels, earthenware bowls, enameled frying pans, and sandalwood candles will make you the kind of hip-but-doesn't-know-it, down-to-earth homemaking career woman goddess you aspire to be. Or, you might find the perfect blend of jewel-toned eye shadow palettes,… Continue reading Fiction: Shopping at Target

Fiction: Playing With Cats

This is part of my newest project: a novel centered around a young woman living on her own in the city. My idea for the novel is to tell it in vignettes, little scenes that sketch out who she is and the events that unfold for her. Enjoy! Playing With Cats      You know you’re… Continue reading Fiction: Playing With Cats