A recent essay, “Circling My Father,” has won the Michael Steinberg essay prize and is in the spring 2011 issue of Fourth Genre. Another essay, “This is Blood,” is included in the new CNF Books anthology, At The End of Life. An essay “The Groves” has been accepted for publication by Calyx and is upcoming. Short fiction has appeared in Green Mountains Review, Ploughshares and the New England Review. She has taught writing at the University of New Hampshire, been a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, a finalist in the Ploughshares Robie Macauley Fellowship Award, an associate artist at the Atlantic Center for the Arts and a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts where she is now a member of the Board.