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.