Thanks for stopping by–may your visit offer something surprising, and may your life inspire your imagination (or vice versa).
Novel-length manuscripts: 2 lost to time and space, 1 finally abandoned, plus
Sage Under Snow
and in-progress: Talus
- Short Story Collections: Familiar and Splinters
- Poetry Collection: Beheld
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2020 Neltje Blanchan Award Winner (and 2019 Honorable Mention) for writing “informed by a relationship with the natural world.”
Following tracks in snow or river mud is one way to read a story. Or listen to a bugling elk across a mountain; sniff your way into a mushroom patch. The earth shares stories, and i try to pass them along too.
Various experiences yield to a story impulse: guiding llama pack trips, collecting water samples, peeling logs. Work is fruitful
2019 Masters in Fine Arts awarded by Maine’s Stonecoast Program (fiction emphasis) https://usm.maine.edu/stonecoastmfa
Undergraduate degree: Sociology/Anthropology, natural history emphasis, Minnesota’s Carleton College