Contributor Spotlight at Saw Palm

Thanks to the kind folks at Saw Palm for chatting with me about Florida, kayaks, and my recent work! Check out the interview in this contributor spotlight.


New Work in Saw Palm


I’m delighted for my short story, “Seaworthy,” to appear in Saw Palm alongside many writers and teachers I admire, including wonderful poet, memoirist, and UM Professor Maureen Seaton and novelist and visual artist Cristina García.

Americana-Themed Podcast Newly Released

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I’m excited to share that the latest episode of Artifact Chat, a monthly podcast of curated intersections between America’s past and present is now live. In this episode, “The Vintage Wedding Dress,” I sat down with Kristine Engel, curator of Meringue, a vintage formal wear boutique in Chicago’s Roscoe Village, to chat about the dresses in Kristine’s collection, the history of wedding fashion, and why re-imagined vintage is an aesthetic that appeals to modern brides.

Listen online or follow the iTunes link for a free download at