Writing Resumé



“Mothering as Meditation” • Welcome Home

“Angels in the Sand” • Raising Arizona Kids

“Discovering the Sweet Bliss of Me, the Writer”• Y Write

Various book reviews • Y Write

“Flossing” • Swallow the Moon

“More Beautiful Broken Than Whole” • Swallow the Moon

“You Are Here” • www.literarymama.com

“Three Hundred and Ninety-Three and Counting” • Estella’s Revenge

Various articles • elephantjournal.com

“How to Raise a Girl with a Voice, Not a Nice Girl.” • The Tattooed Buddha

“Adventures of Turning 50.” • The Tattooed Buddha

Professional Experience
• Co-Director of Phoenix Writer’s Voice, September, 2002 – March 2003

• Teacher for Spring and Fall 2002 sessions of MothersWrite for Writer’s Voice

• Editor of Writer’s Voice newsletter

• Member of committee to plan and organize writing retreat for Writer’s Voice

• Facilitator of writing workshops at Writer’s Voice retreat

• Representative of the Writer’s Voice at the Y Arts Conference, Dallas, TX,
November 2002

• Facilitator of a 6-hour creative writing workshop for Mrs. Larwa’s 4th grade class at Spencer Elementary, January, 2004

• Teacher for adult and children’s writing classes for Brighton Community Education, Fall, 2004 and Spring, 2005

• Volunteer Editor for Elephant Journal, July, 2014 – present


• Master level fiction workshop with Elizabeth Evans through Writer’s Voice

• Master level fiction workshop with Simon Ortiz through Writer’s Voice

• A week long writing workshop with Natalie Goldberg

• A week long writing workshop with Ron Carlson, Hassayampa Institute for Creative Writing

• Graduate fiction workshop with Melissa Pritchard through Arizona State University, Fall 2001

• Walloon Writer’s Retreat, Fall, 2003

• Farfield Writing Retreat, March, 2005

• ENG 383, Oakland University, Fall 2005

Kenyon Review Writer’s Workshop with Ron Carlson, June, 2007

• Elephant Journal Editing/Social Media Apprentice program, Spring, 2014

Grants and Awards

• Received a Professional Development Grant from the Arizona Council of the Arts, November, 2002

• First Place in seventh annual “Flash for Cash” flash Fiction Writing Contest, sponsored by Department of English at Oakland University, judged by George Dila

• Honorable mention in the WOW! Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest, Winter, 2011 as judged by Elaine Spencer of The Knight Agency

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s