Fiction – Anthologies
"With Fire." Walking the Twilight, Contemporary Fiction by Southwestern Women Writers. Ed. Kathryn Wilder. Flagstaff: Northland Publishing, 1994. 183-190. Print.
"Edna's Pie Town." Tierra, Contemporary Short Fiction of New Mexico. El Paso: Cinco Puntos Press. 1989. 201-211. Print.
"Telephone," New Letters. 61.2. Ed. James McKinley. Kansas City, University of Missouri. 1995. 131-135. Print.
"Juniper," Blue Mesa Review. Vol. 5. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1993. 27-36. Print.
"Laverne,” New Mexico Humanities Review. Vol. 36. Socorro, NM: New Mexico Tech, 1992. 125-138. Print.
Nonfiction - Book
Albuquerque In Our Time, 30 Voices, 300 Years, Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press. 2006. Print.
Essays and Articles
“Tucson Shootings: Words and Deeds.” Narrative Magazine, Winter 2011. Web. n pag.; Rpt. in Huffington Post, Web. 28 Jan. 2011. (posts with top hits); Rpt. in The Writer’s Harbrace Handbook. Ed. Cheryl Glenn and Loretta Gray. 5th ed. Boston: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2013. 151-154. Print.
“First Words: The Best and Worst of Inaugural Speeches.” Narrative Magazine, Winter 2009. Web. n pag.
“Albuquerquean Joe Powdrell.” Albuquerque in Our Time: 30 Voices, 300 Years. (2006): 123-124. Print. Rpt. in Telling New Mexico: A New History. Ed. Marta Weigle. Santa Fe: Museum of New Mexico Press. 2009. 379-381. Print.
“White Sands National Monument, New Mexico.” Narrative Magazine, Fall 2006. Web. n pag.
“Land Trusts of New Mexico.” New Mexico Magazine. October, 2000. Print.
"In Exchange: New Mexico’s Family-Owned General Stores.” New Mexico Magazine. November, 1997. Print.
"Johnny's Cash Store." New Mexico Magazine. October, 1996. Print.
"Conflict and the Tender Mouth," The Whole Chile Pepper. March/April, 1990. Print. 10-12. Print.
"Saying Goodbye to a Friend," Westward Magazine, Dallas Times-Herald. 10 March, 1985. Print.
Workshops, Readings, Panels
Tucson Festival of Books. “Interviews and Anecdotes.” March, 2009.
Workshops: Santa Fe Community College Writer's Conference, 1996. Rio Grande School's Young Author's Conference 1995 through present; Volunteer fiction and nonfiction writing, Santa Fe Public Schools, 1992-present.
Readings: Borders Book Festival, Las Cruces, NM, March 1996; Old Santa Fe Trail Books, Santa Fe, NM, February 16, 1995; winter authors' series sponsored by the Society of the Muse of the Southwest, Taos, NM, February 11, 1994; Old Santa Fe Trail Bookstore; Santa Fe, NM, March 23, 1993; Santa Fe Literary Center's Spring Authors' Series, April 15, 1992.
Panel discussions: "Women Writers of the Southwest," Rocky Mountain Book Festival, Denver, CO; October 1994; "Landscapes." Old Santa Fe Trail Bookstore; Santa Fe, NM, February 18, 1993.
Awards and Scholarships
Silver Award for Reader Service, the International Regional Magazine Association; 2002. (“Land Trusts of New Mexico.” New Mexico Magazine. October, 2000. Print.)
"Saying Goodbye to a Friend.” Conceptions. The Ohio State University. 1984. Selected as the best creative essay of the year at The Ohio State University.
Scholarships: Scholarship Recipient, Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury, Vermont, August, 1992. (Due to family matters, I could not accept.) Participant in Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, Middlebury, Vermont. August, 1991; Graduate Fellow, The Ohio State University literary fellowship. 1985-86.