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Biography

PUBLICATIONS


Fiction and poetry published in Western Humanities Review, Calyx, American Literary Review, First, The Carolina Quarterly, Kalliope, The Massachusetts Review, The Black Warrior Review, The American Voice, Hawaii Pacific Review, Indiana Review, Fiction Network, The Ohio Review, Beloit Fiction Journal, Epoch, Blue Buildings, The Smith and in anthologies published by Crossing Press (Eating Our Hearts Out), and New Rivers Press (The Next Parish Over).


Nonfiction travel features published in The New York Times and International Herald Tribune, Paris.


HONORS

2002 Finalist, The Chesterfield Writer's Film Project, Paramount Pictures, Santa Monica, CA

1998, Writing residency, Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar, Spain

1997/1998 Boondocking selected in B&N's Discover Great New Writers program; named one of Best First Novels by Library Journal; one of eight books named to Kirkus Reviews' Annual List of the Also Deserving

Pushcart Prize nominee

READINGS AND WORKSHOPS (representative)

The Poetry Center of the West Side Y, New York City
The Writers Community, New York City
Le Cafe Figaro, New York City
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
The Community College of Philadelphia
The University of Hartford
Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Barnes & Noble, various East Coast locations
Bibelot, Baltimore, MD
Borders, K Street, Washington, D.C.
RJ Julia, Madison, CT


EMPLOYMENT

Vice President, Special Markets 2005-present;
Director of Special Markets June 1998 -2005
for children's educational book publisher, The Rosen Publishing Group, 29 E. 21st Street, New York, NY 10010


Editor, manager of special sales, director of special sales and rights for The Millbrook Press, Inc., Brookfield, CT January 1992 through March 1998

Fiction reader and manuscript evaluator, Redbook Magazine, New York, NY 1990-1994


AFFILIATIONS

Poets & Writers, Inc.
Literacy Volunteers
The Authors Guild
PEN