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First book of nonfiction, Tracing the Desire Line, out from Split Lip Press in 2019!

The book, as memoir-in-essays, follows the narrator’s journey as a pirate radio DJ, writer, mother, and organic farmer exploring identity, sexuality, and feminine desire through opening her marriage with her husband. The book looks closely at what happens when the narrator runs the edges of desire by questioning the nature of monogamy and freedom within a conventional marriage. Along the way, the book detours into memory and meditations on various subjects that frame the narrator’s story including music, radio, place, home, rule-breaking, freedom, religion, belonging, forgiveness, divorce, love, and wildness.

Contributor Interview at New Delta Review, June 11, 2017

On Coupling” listed as one of Sundress Academy’s Most Transformative Essays of 2016.

“On Coupling” featured on Longreads

Building an Online Home” Website featured on Discover WordPress

Sunday Spotlight on Emerging Writers, Laurie Easter’s blog

Contributor Spotlight at Bellingham Review

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

Awarded a Katharine Bakeless Nason Scholarship to attend the Bread Loaf Environmental Writers’ Conference in June 2018.

Recipient of Playa artist residency, August 2017.

Notable essay, 2016, “A Gathering of Then & Now” (The Best American Essays, edited by Robert Atwan, Houghton Mifflin)

2017 ArtSmith Fellow

Pushcart Prize Nomination for “As Snow Designs” Bellingham Review, Fall 2015

Winner, 2015 AWP Intro Journals Award in Creative Nonfiction

Finalist, Orlando Prize for Creative Nonfiction – AROHO, Fall 2013

Finalist, Terrain Nonfiction Prize, Fall 2013

 

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