Writing Portfolio

Published and Seclected Works...

My poetry has been published in Istanbul Literature Review, TPQ Online (The Pittsburgh Quarterly Online), and Calliope.  My short fiction has been published in Calliope.  My non-fiction and journalistic work has been published in Thrive! and The Dynamo, and is forthcoming in the Literacy*AmeriCorps Pittsburgh newsletter.

"If there's a book you really want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it."  ~Toni Morrison


"If the doctor told me I had six minutes to live, I'd type a little faster."  ~Isaac Asimov


"Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write. " ~Rainer Maria Rilke


"Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history."  ~Plato, Ion


"The poet doesn't invent.  He listens."  ~Jean Cocteau


"Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn. " ~Thomas Gray

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NEWS:  I have recently submitted poems to: The Awakenings Review, Slipstream, Backwards City Review, and Free Lunch .  I will let you know how it turns out!*


Recently Rejected by: Harpur Palate (food issue), and Ecotone.*