Writing Portfolio

Creative Pieces, Articles, & Essays

find my writing online and in print!

  • forthcoming poem “Pleasure” in Rimes of the Ancient Mariner (NYC open mic)’s “Silver-Tongued Devils” anthology (link to a 2017 video of my featured reading)
  • “I’m Not a Racist, But…” – an essay about my Fulbright experience in Czechia, where I came up against uncomfortable realities in the relationship between white Czechs and the Roma. (Fulbridge)
  • An Interview with Arvind Kumar – a sample interview with a researcher learning experimental surgery techniques, one of six published conversations with Fulbright grantees in Czechia. (Fulbright Reality Czech)
  • “An Eastern Border” – creative non-fiction about my trip across the Polish-Ukrainian border to the wonderful, and revealing, city of Lviv. (Allegory Ridge)
  • “Fifty-Four” – a prose poem about the unexpected passing of my bird-breeder uncle. (The Ravens Perch)
  • “in-flight entertainment” – a poem about childhood first loves and the film Titanic. (Poetry Breakfast)
  • “A Womb of One’s Own” – Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” meets plug-in vibrators. (Cliterature Journal)
  • Facebook and the Gender Question – musings on the addition of a selection of genders on Facebook. (Honesty for Breakfast)
  • Diversity is Experiential Education – a research paper that demonstrates how diversity enriches education systems by being education in itself. (The Other Lobe)
  • “Fire and Cold”; “Looking Through You” – two poems in print only (Hanging Loose Press, Issue 96)
  • Earth911 (archived) – twelve published articles from an Editorial Internship at an eco-focused website. (Earth911)
Berlinerin

Explore the city of Berlin with us as we share stories, information, and highlight the women of Berlin.

halfnhalfblog

Life in the Czech Republic with my Czech-American family

Live an Untethered Life

The search for ways to add meaning to life through the mind, body and spirit.

Travel on a side note

Observations made by an observant traveler

Adventures in Wonderland

a pilgrimage of the heart

Croissants & Conjugations

my year(s) teaching English in France

Stories I've Never Told...

(...and some I have)

Poetry Breakfast

Beginning March 20th, 2016 Poetry Breakfast will once again serve a little poetic nourishment every morning. Start your day with our new expanded menu. Poems, of course, are our specialty. But we will also be serving a fuller menu that includes poetry related creative non-fiction such as letters to and from poets, essays on poetry, and anything else that might feed a poet and poetry lover’s soul.

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