Musing on Memoir!!

It is exciting when a small section of my memoir writing is accepted, especially when it is by a medical univeristy!

The Muse McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, published my essay, “My Body: An Experiment in Longevity” in their Winter 2022 Issue 14.

Working on my memoir with the warm and lovely Anne Liu Keller, with eight women writers, has been such a gift. I’m learning so much and making progress on my manuscript that is now in second draft form and will be in third draft by the end of the workshop.



Poetry News

Star-Spangled” went live on the Autumn Sky Poetry Daily on February 18th. So excited to have this poem published. The editor, Christine Klocek-Lim said, “Sometimes, as in the poem, nostalgia and painful memories weave together so tightly its impossible to tease them apart.” 

Reflections on a Plague Year,” and “Unresolved Mother,” were published in Feels Blind Literary on March 24, 2022.

A Guide to Creative Writing and the Imagination, Kris Saknussemm, published by Routledge Taylor & Frances Group (Routledge is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the humanities and social sciences) is available now! My writing on Poetry, including a poem, composes a chapter in this book. 

Kris Saknussemm and I met at the first Writers’ Edge Conference in Portland, OR, in 2006. I am thrilled he asked to interview me for this collarboative educational book.



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