Creative Nonfiction

"If the Snow Never Melted" READ for FREE on Longridge Review website

  • 2020 Longridge Review Barnhill Prize for Creative Nonfiction - Finalist & publication (online) - October, 2020

  • 2020 Pushcart Nomination

"My Shadow's Shadow: Memories of Before & After a Traumatic Brain Injury" READ For FREE on this site (or listen to reading by author on journal's website-link below)

"Palm of my Hand"

"I Lay Amongst the Stones". READ for FREE on Glassworks Magazine website - pg 46 of linked issue

  • Publication March 2022, Spring Issue 24, Glassworks Magazine (print and online)

"Jane Doe, Myself & the Watcher's Goodbye" will post link to READ on Sonora Review website once issue released Fall 2022

  • Publication pending, Fall 2022, Fall Issue 79, Sonora Review (online and print)

"Walking Boys"

  • Ruminate Magazine - 2019 Vandermey Nonfiction Prize- Semifinalist - February, 2019

  • Hippocampus Magazine- 2019 'Remember in November' Contest for Creative Nonfiction - Shortlist - October, 2019

"Minutes Lost with Death's Doubt"

"When I Ran From Nothing"

  • top 20, Blue Earth Review 2020 Flash Creative Nonfiction Contest - September, 2020

  • longlist, Blank Spaces Magazine 2021 Anthology Competition- November, 2021

"Nothing Compares to You"

"Never Was"



*You can also check out Cheryl's blog archive (Reflections page)


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