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writing for image1Here you can read a selection of published essays,  a few of my favorite Chattanooga Times Free Press columns, and select magazine articles.

ESSAYS

Lime Hawk Literary Arts Collective (Parts Unbound, Anthology), “Tell Me About Yourself,” excerpted from The Body Tourist, 2015
Zone 3, “The Rat,” Fall, 2012
Oxford American
, “Ode to Horse Days,” Summer, 2010
The Oxford American, “Home on the Hills,Spring 2009
The Oxford American, “A Ghostly Blur,” May 2008
The Oxford American, Invited Guest Writer for Best of Southern Literature poll, Southern Literature Issue 2009
Puerto Del Sol, “A Lesson in Astronomy,” Summer 2006
Fourth Genre, “Two People Who Ordinarily Would Never Meet,” (Fall, 2003) (also a part of the national MUSE project)
Hawaii Pacific Review, “The Pig Report,” Fall, 2001
Third Coast, “Abstractions,” Spring, 2001
Alaska Quarterly Review: One Blood: The Narrative Impulse (anthology) “The Father, the Son, and the Horse’s Ghost,” Fall, 2000
The Sun, “The Story,” May, 2000
Sulphur River Literary Review, “Falling,” Winter, 1999, and “Thirteen Years,” Spring 1999
Palo Alto Review, “Signs of Life” and “A Brilliant Man,” Winter, 1998
Willow Review, “Words,” Fall, 1997
Talking River Review, “My Father’s Ocean,” Spring, 1996
Kinesis, “Big Head Horses,” Summer, 1996

A FEW FAVORITES FROM THE CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS

IN SEARCH FOR ESCAPE, LIFE IMITATES ART
LIVING IN THE NOW MAKES PROBLEMS FOR LATER
POETIC JUSTICE COMES TO THOSE WHO WAIT
CONFUSION IS THE NEW MENTAL HEALTH
SICK, BLOODY AND BRILLIANT: A WINTER’S TALE
MENOPAUSE MAKES A MOCKERY OF ME
THE MYTH OF MISERY
A VISIT WITH THE PAST BRINGS BACK MEMORIES
WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE A PARENT HAPPY
BLOGGING IN BED LEADS TO NIGHTMARES IN LIFE

MAGAZINE ARTICLES (this is a partial listing only)

Chatter, “Of Mares and Men: Riding the Range in San Miguel de Allende”   July, 2016
Chatter, “
Recipe for Success.” An inside look at Chattanooga’s newest cooking school, April, 2016
Chatter
, Gimme Shelter: Bob Citrullo’s New Humane Educational Society,” December, 2015
Get Out A Balk in the Woods,” Nov. 2015
The Writer, “Laughter on the Ledge of Despair,” 2015
Chatter, “Where There’s a Cause, There’s a Way,” January, 2013
Chatter, “Healthy Food, Healthy Communities: Gaining Ground, Growing Power,” February, 2013
Chatter, “Beyond the Drama An Inside Look at Chattanooga’s Theater Companies”
Chatter, “Heaving Ho With the Ho Hum: A Profile of Michele Workman, Designer,” June, 2013
Edge, “When is the Right Time to Change Jobs?” Summer, 2012
STYLE: Artful Living in Atlanta, “By the Time You Is, You Ain’t,” Summer, 2005

 

ONLINE
Parade.com
Writersdigest.com