Sample Writing

The Sun
The Wayward Daughter
We Regret to Inform You
Blessing of the Animals (excerpt)
Be More (excerpt)

The Shape of Emptiness (A Notable Essay of 2018 in Best American Essays)
Ordinary Shoes (video essay of “Ordinary Shoes” here)
In Orbit
 and Brenda’s blog about writing Swerve
Craft Essay: The Shared Space Between Reader and Writer
Listen: An Interview with Brenda

Five Poems

The Georgia Review
Works-in-Progress (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Tupelo Quarterly
Dust (poem)

Psaltery & Lyre
Row (poem); Star of David (essay)

Sweet: A Literary Confection
Terminal; That Doesn’t Count; and Coyote (poems)

Jet Fuel Review
Braid; Choose Your Poison; and Waiting (collaborative essays with Lee Gulyas)

Passages North
Still Life (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)

Lunch Ticket
Never (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Exercise (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Rappahannock Review
Heat Index (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Kenyon Review
Camera (collaborative essay with Julie Marie Wade)

Sweet: A Literary Confection
Golden Angle (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)
Come Closer
 (collaborative essay with Lee Gulyas)
On Hair
Our Daily Toast

Los Angeles Review of Books
Pregnant Pauses: An Essay/Review of Xylotheque by Yelizaveta P. Renfro

36 Holes

Mindful Magazine
Dirty Windows

On the Page
Getting Yourself Home

Superstition Review
I Need a Miracle