Publications & Awards
 

“The Yucca,” “Grandma’s Cabin Cellar,” and “Friends,” poems, The Talking Stick, Volume 26, Fall 2017.


“Grocery Store, Highland Park,” Saint Paul Almanac, On a Collected Path, Volume 11, 2017.


“My Last Night Out,” The Substitute,” poems, and “Recipes,” Honorable Mention, Creative Nonfiction, The Talking Stick, Volume 25, Fall 2016.


“This Time,” poem, The Talking Stick, Volume 24, Fall 2015.


Untitled Essay, From the Center: On Community and the Practice of Making, Minnesota Center for Book Arts Winter Book, Winter 2015.


* “This Time,” 2nd Place, Poetry Category, Brainerd Writers Alliance, Fall 2015.


* “Up Close,” 1st Place, Poetry Category, Brainerd Writers Alliance, Fall 2014.


“Pulling Weeds,” Saint Paul Almanac, 2014.


“The Dance,” Creative Nonfiction, The Talking Stick, Volume 22, Fall 2013.


“Unexpected,” “Heart Land,” “Behind the Bush: The Poet at Nine,” “Snowstorm,” “I Am...,” and “Who Wants to Say Goodbye?” Body of Evidence, Laurel Poetry Collective, Spring, 2012


“Dared to Swim,” Poetry, The Talking Stick, Volume 21, Fall 2012.


“A Well Set Table” and “After the War Report,” Wait a Minute, I Have to Take Off My Bra, InkSpotter Press, Canada, 2011.


“The Flood,” Poetry, The Talking Stick, Volume 20, Fall 2011.


“Why do artist books and book arts still matter?” Essay, Quodlibetica: Book Ends, 2011.


“River,” and “Equal Sign,” Her Voice, Summer Issue, 2011.


“Men On Corners,” Saint Paul Almanac, 2011.


“S.W.A.K. After 50,” When Last on the Mountain: the View from Writers Over Fifty, Holy Cow! Press with Turtle House, Ink., 2010.


“Body Business,” The Wind Blows, the Ice Breaks; Poems of Loss & Renewal by Minnesota Poets, Nodin Press, 2010.


“Moving From Text to Form—Making Handmade Books,” Bound & Lettered, Volume 8,     Number 1, Summer 2009.


  1. *“Haiku Hints: About Creative Process,” Honorable Mention, Essay, Brainerd Writers’ Alliance Writing Contest, 2008.


* The Shabo Award, Children’s Picture Book manuscript, The Loft Literary

Center, Fall 2008.

                             

* “Tipping the Scales,” poem, Poems for City Sidewalk, Public Art Project,

Saint Paul, Minnesota, 2008.


“The Cupboard,” short fiction,  Highlights for Children, October 2007.


SOUNDINGS, collection of poetry, Laurel Poetry Collective, February 2006.


“An Unexpected Loss," poem, Bluefire, Laurel Poetry Collective anthology. 


“The Last Word," poem, Pulling for Good News, Laurel Poetry Collective anthology.


“Of the Body," poem, A New Name for the Sun, Laurel Poetry Collective anthology.


* Career Opportunity Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, Children’s Literature,

February 2001.


“Lawn Mowers & Fish Guts,” memoir,  Sidewalks #19.


“Mass of Roots,” poem, Poetry Motel.


“Harbinger,” poem,  Poetry Post, Phalen Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota.


* Honorable Mention, S.A.S.E. 1996 Poet Mentorship Program


“Residue,” poem, Dust & Fire, a Women’s Anthology, Bemidji State University.


“Lift vs. Drag,” poem, Sidewalks #9.


“The Blood Equation,” “Parts,” and “The Gift,” poems, Dust & Fire,

a Women’s  Anthology, Bemidji State University.


“If You Want the Job So Much,” children’s short fiction, Venture, Volume 3, No. 3.


“Stop Talking,” children’s short fiction, Venture, Volume 2, No. 19.


* Dean’s Prize in Creative Literature, College of Saint Thomas,

Second Place, Fiction, May 1982.


“A Difficult Promise,” children’s short fiction, Venture, March, 7 1982.


“Some of My Best Time,” children’s short fiction, Visions, November 7, 1982.


* Dean’s Prize in Creative Literature, College of Saint Thomas,

Honorable Mention, Short Story, May 1981.

                                

“The Three Dolls,” children’s short fiction, Venture, November 15, 1981.


“P is for Park,” children’s short fiction, Venture, November 8, 1981.


“One Jump Too Many,” children’s short fiction, Visions, November 8, 1981.

“You Need Three for Bumper Cars,” children’s short fiction, Venture, October 25, 1981.


“The Tale of the Fisherman and His Wife,” adaptation of fairy tale,

Venture, October 18, 1981.


“Caught Short,” children’s short fiction, Visions, October 18, 1981.



(* The asterisks mark awards and contests.)