Articles, essays, and stories published online and in print.

Fiction & Non-fiction – Flash, Micro, Short story, Poetry

“When the Salve Stopped the Bleeding”

The Nasiona’s Micro-Nonfiction / Poetry Writing Prompts Series Tournament #6: WHEN I LEARNED I WAS DIFFERENT is …

Top 6 Finalist, published as one of the best submissions of the tournament. Micro-Nonfiction.

The Nasiona is the first publisher of the piece.

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Anthologized Essays

Surviving Brain Injury: Stories of Strength and Inspiration

Surviving Brain Injury: Stories of Strength & Inspiration
edited by Amy Zellmer

A collection of short stories written by brain injury survivors and caregivers, to bring awareness to the seriousness of concussions and brain injury.

Midwest Book Award finalist.

Available on

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“The Look of Horror.” Expository essay, second place.

Explores adrenaline and how fear is manufactured within four types of horror film genres.

Four Peaks Review is an anthology of student work published annually by Scottsdale Community College. Selections are chosen from among prize-winning entries in several competitions.