I’m looking forward to sharing the story of how I consciously chose to start calling myself a writer–finally–at nearly forty-years-old later this month in Proximity Magazine’s weekly blog, True. Don’t be like me, writers. Don’t wait to own what you do!

It is so rewarding to finally see my essay Future Perfect printed in Hippocampus Magazine‘s August 2017 issue. For so long, I’ve seen this essay only as a word doc or PDF on my own computer, and it’s truly gratifying to see it in its new home. I love Hippocampus and I feel …

Congratulations to Anthony Moll on winning the 2017 Non/Fiction Collection Prize from literary magazine The Journal. Anthony is an alumnus of my alma mater, the University of Baltimore, and was a participant of the Marlboro College Summer Writing Intensive, which I also had the good fortune of attending a couple times. …

It’s no joke this trying to juggle work, family, and creative life, I’ll tell you what! I’m not letting you in on any secrets; everyone knows it’s hard to toggle between these particular tabs. Sometimes, though, you just have to shout it out loud, “Hey, y’all! I’m feeling the burn over here!” I …