My writing has been published in many periodicals, including Christian Communicator, Teaching Artist Journal, Lookout, Byline, The Lyric, The Penwood Review, Erie Reader, Edge, Pennsylvania Magazine, Cross & Quill, AliveNow, Totem (Gannon University Press), Esprit (Canada), Grit, and Live. My editorials and feature stories have been published in The Meadville Tribune (Crawford County, Pennsylvania).

Divine Moments
Divine Moments

A recent credit is as a co-author of the chapter “The Arts In Action Project” in the academic book  Teaching Creatively and Teaching Creativity (Springer Science+Business Media). Two stories have appeared in the anthologies edited by Yvonne Lehman, Divine Moments and Spoken Moments (Grace Publishing).   IMG_0033web

Here are links for writing samples:

“Kayaking the Lagoons” Erie Reader, July 3, 2011  A first person account of kayaking a popular area in Presque Isle State Park on Lake Erie.

“Poetry Out Loud” Erie Reader, March 31, 2011  An in-depth exploration of a high school poetry competition sponsored by the National Endowment of the Arts and the Poetry Foundation.

Benedictine Sisters Offer “Heritage Of Hope”  The Meadville Tribune, Feb. 28, 2009  A story about the many ministries of the Benedictine Sisters of Erie.

“Penney Saver” The Meadville Tribune, Nov. 19, 2009  A first person story about a friendship and the gift of an old sailboat.

“November”  The Lyric, poem posted on Time Of Singing website.