Cover of The Ghosts Who Travel with Me: mountains reflecting in a lake

Ooligan Press, 2015. Available from Elliott Bay Book Company and other online booksellers.

Cover of Half-Moon Scar: Woman's face hovering above a grassy field with a shadow of a child and a ball

St. Martin’s Press, 2000

Other Publications


“The Scallop Shell,” The Keepthings, May 18, 2022

“Urge for Going” and “What to Pack?” Two-Hour Transport Anthology: 2019

“Pizza and Pipes,” Ghosts of Seattle Past, 2017

“Signals,” Older Queer Voices: The Intimacy of Survival, February 7, 2017

Showing Up,” Federal Way Mirror, December 5, 2016

“Different Love,” The Rumpus, March 8, 2016

“What to Pack,” Waxwing, February 15, 2016

“Testimonial,” Full Grown People, December 17, 2015

“Twenty Hours and Ten Minutes of Therapy,” The Gettysburg Review, Spring 2015; reprinted in Utne Reader, Fall 2015; Notable Essay, Best American Essays 2016

“At Fifty,” Outer Voices, Inner Lives, Fall 2014

“Seance,” Defunct, Fall 2013

“Under the Skin,” The Common, April 2013

     Part 1

     Part 2

“Death of a Death Scholar,” Bellingham Review online, Fall 2012 (no longer available)

“Ratification,” Calyx, Summer 2012; reprinted in Memories Flow in Our Veins: Forty Years of Women’s Writing from Calyx

“Becoming Abuelita,” Yes! Magazine, Winter 2011


“Conjugations,” Jumpstart: A Northwest Renaissance Anthology, 2009

“What They Told Me,” Zyzzyva, Fall 2007


“Letter to Saharla,” story, The Teacher’s Voice, 2005

“Sioux Falls,” flash fiction, Raven Chronicles, Summer/Fall 1997

“Half-Moon Scar,” story, fiction contest winner, Willow Springs, June 1996

“Prologue,” flash fiction, Evergreen Chronicles, Spring 1996

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