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A Gathering of Wordsmiths

Vermont College of Fine Arts Postgraduate Writers Conference What a delight it was to reunite with all the gifted writers who attended this year’s VCFA Writers Conference in Montpelier. And what a treat it was to be in Steve Almond’s short story workshop and to hear him read from All the Secrets of the World, … Read more

Read “Tiny Dancer,” my story published in Random Sample Review

“On Eighth Avenue, people fanned out in every direction. Traffic crawled, and the sunlight glinted off windshields. Everyone hurried along, no matter how loudly the billboards and storefront signs insisted on being noticed.“ https://randomsamplereview.com/2022/07/28/tiny-dancer/

Read “the Snow Fort,” my short story published in Writing in a Woman’s Voice

“Sean didn’t ask what went wrong. The night his parents told him they couldn’t live together anymore, he rolled his eyes in contempt, as if their decision were a moment of crankiness, some phase that would pass if they didn’t insist on making so much of it.” https://writinginawomansvoice.blogspot.com/search?q=Snow+Forthttps://writinginawomansvoice.blogspot.com/search?q=Snow+Fort

Read “Shelter,” my short story published in The Lumiere Review

“He answers her, sounding accustomed—even at age six—to a world filled with things he can’t have. And Maureen wonders if he understands that that list may now include a place to sleep.” https://www.lumierereview/mary-ann-mcguigan