Publications and Experience

Chapbooks
Outreach, Gertrude Press fiction chapbook competition winner, 2007

Books
The Inflatable Butch, Alyson Press, Los Angeles, 2001
Still Can’t Keep A Straight Face, Laugh Lines Press, Philadelphia, 1996
The Butches of Madison County, Laugh Lines Press, Philadelphia, 1995
Who Cares If It’s A Choice? Laugh Lines Press, Philadelphia, 1994
Can’t Keep A Straight Face, Laugh Lines Press, Philadelphia, 1993

Boulder Voices: Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Citizens Tell Their Stories, Editor,
Boulder Organization for Non-Discrimination, Boulder, 1994

Selected Short Stories and Flash Fiction
“Scour,” Sinister Wisdom, Issue 90, Fall 2013
“Wait and Want Are Only One Letter Apart,” Eccolingistics, Fall 2013
“Pomander,” Denver Quarterly, June 2012
“Risen,” Wigleaf, April 2011
“Glass,” The Incredible Shrinking Story, Kona Morris, ed., Fast Forward Press, 2011
“Admit One,” Dante’s Heart, Issue 4, February 2011
“Storm,” Palimpsest, A Creative Journal of the Humanities, 2010
“Comfort,” Primal Picnics, Jennifer Heath, ed., Whole World Press, 2010
“The Avocet,” Ensemble, October 2007
“This Is What I Know,” Standards, Journal of Multicultural Studies, Spring 2001
“The Spice Box,” Blithe House Quarterly, Fall 1997
“Turning On and Tuning In,” The Washington Post, Feb 14, 1993 (re-titled “I Want My Lez-T.V.” by the Post)

Poems
“Ten Million in North America Alone,” A Poetic Inventory of Rocky Mountain National Park, Charles Malone, ed., Wolverine Farm Publishing, Fort Collins, Colorado, 2013
“Minyan,” Milk and Honey: A Collection of Jewish Lesbian Poetry, Julie R. Enzser, ed., A Midsummer’s Night’s Press, New York, 2011
“Rogue Parrots,” Windy City Times, June 2009
“Ellen Sends Her Regrets,” Sub-Scribe, Spring 2009
“When Frogs Fly,” Ensemble Antholozine, Wingspan Press, October 2006

Digital Stories and Plays
“O-8: My Visit to a Nuclear Missile,” Trickhouse, Volume 11, Winter 2010
“God, Guilt, and Gefilte Fish,” A two-act play directed by Rachel Corday, produced by Goddess Theater, Boulder, Colorado, March 1997.

Selected Publications (Essays and Reviews)

  • Rain Taxi                                
  • The Lambda Book Report                          
  • Connecting Children to Nature
  • Feminist Bookstore News         
  • Serendip Studio, Bryn Mawr College        
  • Philadelphia Gay News
  • Common Lives/Lesbian Lives    
  • The Providence Journal                             
  • GirlJock Magazine
  • Reinventing Community, David Wann, ed.

Selected Awards and Grants
2013: Pushcart Prize Nominee “Scour,” Sinister Wisdom, Issue 90, Fall 2013
2008, 2007  Boulder Arts Commission, Poetry & Stone Carving for ¡Cultiva! youth
2007:  Gertrude Press Chapbook Competition winner for Outreach
2005, 2004: Boulder Open Door Fund Grant, writing workshops for GLBT youth
2005:  Boulder County Arts Alliance Grant, writing workshops for middle-school girls
2005: Boulder Arts Commission Grant, slideshow about Colorado’s missile silos
1998: Jane Chambers Award Honorable Mention, “God, Guilt, and Gefilte Fish”
1996: National Lambda Literary Award Best Lesbian and Gay Humor

Writing Residencies
2014:  Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, Illinois
2007:  Spring Creek Project, sponsored by Oregon State University, Blodgett, Oregon
2005:  Centrum Writing Residency, Port Townsend, Washington
2005, 1995: Norcroft Writing Residency, Lutsen, Minnesota

Selected Teaching Experience
2009 to 2014
“Keeping A Nature Journal” and “Book Morph” Boulder County Open Space, Colorado Academy, and Arapahoe and Boulder County Libraries

2004 to present
Community Creative Writing Instructor Boulder County Aging Services; Boulder Valley Schools’ Gay/Straight Alliances, YWCA of Boulder County, and others.

2002
Creative Writing Instructor, Upward Bound, University of Colorado at Boulder

2000 to 2002
Lecturer and Academic Specialist, University of Colorado at Boulder

2001 to 2002
Literature Instructor, English Department, University of Colorado at Boulder

1994 to 1999
Writing Proficiency Director and Writing Skills Instructor, Naropa University

Additional Work Experience
2005 to present
Environmental Sustainability Coordinator: City of Boulder Municipal Government

2004 to present
Education and Outreach Specialist: City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks

2006 to 2012
Yellow Pine Reading Series Curator

2004 to present
Volunteer Naturalist: Boulder County Parks and Open Space

November 2004
Volunteer Researcher: Earthwatch “Australia’s Vanishing Frogs” Expedition

2002 to 2004
Community Outreach and Marketing: Wonderland Hill Development, Boulder

1992 to 2000
Computer Lab Director: Naropa University

Education
Goddard College, M.F.A. in Writing, 2001
Oberlin College, B.A. English Literature, 1983

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