Publication Credits


“All I Know About Love.”  River Images.  Stillwater, MN Volume 3, No. IV Summer, 2001 p.22


“Burials.”  Curbside Review, Houston TX  Volume 2, Issue 5, May 2001


“Chou Her.” Wordplay  Portland, ME.  Volume II, Number 1 Winter, 1996: p.25-26


“Clair.” The Writers of Minnesota  Craig Froelich, Editor.  Crowbar Press, Madison, WI  1996 p. 227-250


“Don’t Break the Ice.” The Hamline Literary Journal St. Paul  1995 p. 72-86


“Don’t Break the Ice.” Thema Literary Society, “Jogging on the Ice” Summer 1996 p. 35-58


“Driving Lessons.” SLANT, Conway AK  Volume XIV  May 2000


“Envy.” Sirus Verse,  Black Dog Press, Fredericksburg, VA.  First Edition, Feb. 1998


“Fenway Fine Foods.” Buffalo Bones, Evergreen Poets and Writers, CO, Volume II, Number 2 1996 p. 2


“Finding Dad.” 100Words on Loss, University of Iowa, Volume 4, Number 4 1996 p. 53


“Finland.” Nite Writer’s Literary Arts Journal, Nite Owl Press, Pittsburgh, PA  1996  Summer


“Fire.” Gypsy Cab, River Falls, WI  Volume 4  1995 p. 6-10


“Flood.” 100 Words on Water, University of Iowa, Volume 3, Number 1  1995 p. 17


“From Medicine Hat to Swift Current.” 100 Words on Passage, University of Iowa Press, Volume 5, Number 4  1998 p. 28


“How She Left.” Blink Spout Press, St. Paul, MN  Spring 2001


“Indian Summer Day.”  East Side Arts Council, Poets Post  St. Paul, MN  Sept. 2001


“Love, Fifteen.”  River Images, Taylors Falls, MN  Volume 1, Issue 4, Winter 96-97 p. 6-8


“Lucy.”  100 Words on Fate, University of Iowa, Volume 4, Number 6, 1997 p. 41


“Lucy Slade.”  Rambunctious Review, Chicago IL  Winner of Fiction contest 200


“Max at Two Months.”  Poetworks, Essential Love, West Hartford CT  2000


“Max, Sleeping.”  River Images, Stillwater MN Volume 3, No. IV  Summer, 2001


“Miina’s Garden.”  100 Words on Garden, University of Iowa, Volume 5, Number 6, 1998 p. 26


“On Marlene’s Birthday, Remembering.”  Gypsy Cab, River Falls, WI  Volume 9 1999 p. 46-47


“On Vacation.”  Gypsy Cab, River Falls, WI Volume 5 1995  p. 76 & 77


“One of the Things I’m Not Proud of.” Sixth Chamber, St Paul, MN  Number 1, 1997  p. 27-30


“Rachel, Rachel, Wherever You are.”  Gypsy Cab  River Falls, WI  Volume 5 1995 p. 78-84


“Slugs.”  Women’s Words Maynard, MA  Volume 1, April 1997


“Snow White.”  100 words on Poison  University of Iowa, Volume 3, Number 5  1996 p. 37


“Snow White.” Northwords, Minneapolis, MN  1/14/98


“The Dog Who Played the Piano.”  100 Words on Story  University of Iowa, Volume 4 Number 5  1997  p. 31


“The Guy in my Backyard.”  Of Frogs and Toads, Jill Carpenter, Editor.  Ione Press, Sewanee, TN  1998


“The Guy in my Backyard.”  Northwords, Minneapolis, MN  1/3/98


“The Old Elm.”  100Words on Secret  University of Iowa  Volume 3, Number 3 1995 p. 42



“The Pheasant Hunter.”  River Images, Taylors Falls, MN Volume 1, Issue 4, Winter 96-97 p. 30-32



“The Saturday Afternoon Bath.”  Rag Mag  Goodhue, MN  Issue on Childhood, Volume 14, Number 1  Fall 1996  p. 61-65


“The Saturday Afternoon Bath.”  O finland  OTSA Press Minnetonka, MN  1998  p. 79-82


“The Saturday Afternoon Bath, excerpt.” The Opposite Of Cold, University of Minnesota Press, September 2010 p. 22-24


“The Stamp Store.”  100 Words on Room, University of Iowa, Volume 4, Number 3  1996 p.22


“What’s Missing in my Family: 1975”  Compost  Jamaica Plain, MA  Issue Number 9  September 1998  p. 46-49



“Twelve Branches:  Stories from St. Paul.”  Coffee House Press Minneapolis 2003



“How to disappear Completely.”  Shaking like a Mountain, online, R. Metzger challenge winner, 2008 co-author, Alex Stolis



“In Miina’s Garden.”  The Daily Palette 2008


“Why it’s good to recite Poetry at the Bar.” Ministories, online spring winner 2008


“Because I Miss You.”  Flutter Poetry Journal, co-author Alex Stolis 2008


“How to Bone a Fish.”  Rockhurst Review, spring 2008 21st Edition p. 66


“Cerulean.” Rockhurst Review, spring 2008 21st Edition p. 67


“Closing Time.” Coe Review, Volume 38, Number 1 Poetry Issue

Fall 2007


“Cerulean.” Coe Review, Volume 38, Number 1 Poetry Issue

Fall 2007


“How to Bone a Fish.” Coe Review, Volume 38, Number 1 Poetry Issue

Fall 2007



“Henry.” Oak Bend Review 2008


“Nighthawks, a Conversation in Five Acts.” Cold Wake Press, online

Co-author, Alex Stolis 2008


“Death by Gin with Guitar.”  Oak Bend Review



“A Secret.”  Oak Bend Review 2011


“Any Apostle Will Do.”  Poetry East, Chicago  2009


“Five Words for Spring.”  Nibble  2011


Without Stars, Disaster.”  Nibble on Nibble  2011


“Sparrows.”  Boxcar Poetry, Peer Award Winner  January 2011


“A Secret.”  Oeuvre 2009


“Beyond the Horizon.”  Oeuvre 2009


“Who Love the Sun.”  Oeuvre 2009


“When I Knew Him.”  Whistling Shade 2006


“Dog Stars.”  St. Paul Almanac 2010


“Dear Valentine.” St. Paul Almanac 2010


“Fall.” St. Paul Almanac 2011


“A Little Brown Bird.”  Almanac 2011


“El Corazon.” Autumn Sky Number 19 2011


“Death.”  Four by Twenty 2011


“Begin.”  Four by Twenty 2011


Owl Light," "Lux Perpetua: January," "We Know This," and "Love Letters to the Rain" in Folly.

Without Stars, Disaster, in Open for interpretation: On Water

Take Off, Poetry East, Winter 2012

Summer:76 and Love Letter to St. Paul, in the St. Paul Almanac, 2012