Published Nonfiction

How to Write and Publish a Successful Children’s Book: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, Atlantic Publishing, 2010 *category finalist for Indie Book Awards 2010

How to Publish A Kindle Book with Amazon.com: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, Atlantic Publishing, 2011

 

Published Fiction

“Tracks in the Snow,” Revolution John, Nov. 13, 2014

“All We Ever Wanted Was Love,” Connotation Press, Jan. 2014

“Cerridwen’s Book of Dreams,” Daughters of Icarus Anthology (Pink Narcissus Press, 2013)

“Nancy Drue, Femme Fatale, Dame Detective,” Follow the Blood: Stories inspired by Nancy Drew and the Hardy Boys (Sundog Lit, Jan. 2013)

“Quarry, 1940,” published in Thunderclap, Issue 6, June 2011

“White Horses,” published in Glossolalia, April 2010

“Last Night I Dreamt I Was Cyndi Lauper,” published in Metazen, February 22, 2010

“Down in the Grotto, We Break Bread Together,” Metazen Christmas Anthology, December 2009

“Sanctuary,” published in Liturgical Credo, September 2009

 

Published Poetry

“the abyss ii,” Corium Review, Summer 2012

“Jimmy Knows Christmas,” On a Narrow Windowsill: Fiction & Poetry Folded onto Twitter, Eds. J. S. Graustein & Rose Auslander, 2010

“Going for Bones,” Frostwriting, Issue 4

Light and Trials of Light, poetry chapbook from Finishing Line Press, spring 2010

“<i>alt img 3</i>” and “Story (Prepackaged): Designed for Easy Disassembly and Transport,” Artifice Magazine, Issue 1, Feb. 2010

“Confession #31: The Problem with the Heart,” The Dirty Napkin, Vol. 3.1, Winter 2010 issue

“On Coming Back from the Dead,” Dogzplot, Spring 2009 (nominated for the 2009 Best of the Net Awards)

“Excerpt from The Other Woman,” elimae, Issue 4, 2008

“Unwritten,” Temenos, Spring 2008

“To Mother After My Passing” by Cynthia Reeser, 42opus, Dec. 2, 2001, Vol. 1

“Surviving,” 2000-2001 Creative Writing Competition Anthology, Maricopa Community Colleges, honorable mention

 

Published Book Reviews
  1. Later, Knives & Trees by Maureen Alsop, Prick of the Spindle Online, Feb. 7, 2016
  2. To Part Is to Die a Little by Claudia Serea, Prick of the Spindle Online, Nov. 24, 2015
  3. Keeping Me Still by Renee Emerson, Prick of the Spindle Print Edition Issue 9, Oct. 31, 2015
  4. The Staked Plains by Stefan Kiesbye, Prick of the Spindle Print Edition Issue 9, Oct. 31, 2015
  5. The Invention of Monsters/Plays for the Theatre by C. Dylan Bassett, Prick of the Spindle Print Edition Issue 9, Oct. 31, 2015
  6. Waiting for Saint Brendan and Other Poems by David McLoghlin, Prick of the Spindle 8.1, March 23, 2014
  7. Solecism by Rosebud Ben-Oni, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  8. We Were Giants by Christopher Bowen, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  9. Melancholia (An Essay) by Kristina Marie Darling, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  10. Mimesis, Synaptic by Laressa Dickey, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  11. Whale of Stars by Michael Kriesel, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  12. The Nervous Filaments by David Dodd Lee, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  13. Tangled Shadows: Senryu & Haiku by Elliot Nicely, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  14. Memory Future by Heather Aimee O’Neill, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  15. Unpublished Poems by Broc Rossell, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  16. Plainsight by Justin Runge, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  17. Autobiography of Fever by John Sibley Williams, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  18. Debts & Lessons by Lynn Xu, Prick of the Spindle 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013
  19. Excuse me while I wring this long swim out of my hair by Sarah J. Sloat, Prick of the Spindle 6.4, Dec. 23, 2012
  20. Rampart & Toulouse: A novella and other stories by Kristin Fouquet, Prick of the Spindle 6.2, June 23, 2012
  21. Chinoiserie by Karen Rigby, Prick of the Spindle 6.2, June 23, 2012
  22. Settlement by Micah Ling, Prick of the Spindle 6.2, June 23, 2012
  23. Bedful of Nebraskas by Jill Osier, Prick of the Spindle 6.2, June 23, 2012
  24. So Below by Noel Sloboda, Prick of the Spindle 6.2, June 23, 2012
  25. To Be at Music: Essays & Talks by Norma Cole, Prick of the Spindle 5.4, Dec. 2011
  26. The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz, Prick of the Spindle 5.4, Dec. 23, 2011
  27. Compendium by Kristina Marie Darling, Prick of the Spindle 5.3, Sept. 23, 2011
  28. Where Nothing Can Grow by Renee Emerson, Prick of the Spindle 5.3, Sept. 23, 2011
  29. Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres by Spencer Dew, Prick of the Spindle 5.1, March 23, 2011
  30. Ed Royal by Chris Connelly, Prick of the Spindle 5.1, March 23, 2011
  31. Damn Sure Right by Meg Pokrass, Prick of the Spindle 5.1, March 23, 2011
  32. RE: Telling: An Anthology of Borrowed Premises, Stolen Settings, Purloined Plots, & Appropriated Characters, Edited by William Walsh, Prick of the Spindle 5.1, March 23, 2011
  33. Vivisection by Eric Weinstein, Prick of the Spindle 4.4, Dec. 23, 2010
  34. How They Were Found by Matt Bell, Prick of the Spindle 4.4, Dec. 23, 2010
  35. The Dissemblers by Liza Campbell, Prick of the Spindle 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010
  36. Bring Down the Little Birds: On Mothering, Art, Work, and Everything Else by Carmen Giménez Smith, Prick of the Spindle 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010
  37. Preacher’s Blues by Benjamin Lowenkron, Prick of the Spindle 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010
  38. The Zoo, A Going: (The Tropic House) by J. A. Tyler, Prick of the Spindle 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010
  39. Night Songs by Kristina Marie Darling, Prick of the Spindle 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010
  40. A Pebble Thrown in Water by Stacy W. Julin, Prick of the Spindle 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010
  41. Wolf Parts by Matt Bell, Prick of the Spindle 4.2, June 23, 2010
  42. The Brucciano Poems by Thomas Rain Crowe, Prick of the Spindle 4.2, June 23, 2010
  43. Paper House by Jessie Carty, Prick of the Spindle 4.2, June 23, 2010
  44. Of Bees and Mist by Erick Setiawan, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, March 23, 2010
  45. Stars of the Night Commute by Ana Bozicevic, Prick of the Spindle 4.1, March 23, 2010
  46. What to Tell the Sleeping Babies by M.R.B. Chelko, Prick of the Spindle 4.1, March 23, 2010
  47. Omnivore by Allan Peterson, Prick of the Spindle 4.1, March 23, 2010
  48. State Sonnets by B.J. Best, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  49. When the Cats Razzed the Chickens by Mel Bosworth, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  50. Ghosts of Breath by Howie Good, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  51. Pacing the Moon by Sandy Green, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  52. Beauty by Laura LeHew, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  53. Swimming from under My Father by Michael O’Keefe, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  54. Lost and Found by Meg Pokrass, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  55. Fabulous Essential by Niina Pollari, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  56. The Quizzical Chair: A Collection of Poems, edited by Laura LeHew, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  57. The Map of Our Garden by Rebecca Schumejda, Prick of the Spindle 3.4, December 23, 2009
  58. Fugue State by Brian Evenson, NewPages, Oct. 2009
  59. Where I Stay by Andrew Zornoza, NewPages, July 2009 and Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  60. Three Islands by Micah Ling, Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  61. After the Honeymoon by Nathan Graziano, Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  62. The Hunger Season by William Taylor, Jr., Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  63. Lovesick by Howie Good, Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  64. Monkeybicycle 6 literary journal, Spring/Summer 2009 issue, Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  65. The Doors of the Body by Mary Alexandra Agner, Prick of the Spindle 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009
  66. Van Gogh in Poems by Carol Dine, NewPages, August 2009
  67. Letters through Glass by Alexis Vergalla, Prick of the Spindle 3.2, June 23, 2009
  68. Big American Trip by Christian Peet, Prick of the Spindle 3.2, June 23, 2009
  69. Finale by Paul A. Toth, Prick of the Spindle 3.2, June 23, 2009
  70. A Field of Colors by Charles Lennox, Prick of the Spindle 3.2, June 23, 2009
  71. Strange Gospels by Kristina Marie Darling, Prick of the Spindle 3.2, June 23, 2009
  72. Deaf American Poetry: An Anthology, edited by John Lee Clark, Prick of the Spindle 3.2, June 23, 2009
  73. To Be Hung from the Ceiling by Strings of Varying Length by Rick Reid, NewPages, June 2009
  74. The Winter Sun: Notes on a Vocation by Fanny Howe, NewPages.com, June 2009
  75. A Disposition for Shininess by Arisa White, NewPages.com, May 2009
  76. Moths Mail the House by Michael Kriesel, Prick of the Spindle 3.1, March 23, 2009
  77. Going Home: A Horror Story by Lawrence Millman, Prick of the Spindle 3.1, March 23, 2009
  78. Horrific Confection by Juliet Cook, Prick of the Spindle 3.1, March 23, 2009
  79. Why the Long Face by Ron MacLean, NewPages.com, Feb. 2009
  80. Not a Speck of Light Is Showing by Barry Graham, Prick of the Spindle 2.4, Dec. 23, 2008
  81. Tomorrowland by Howie Good, Prick of the Spindle 2.4, Dec. 23, 2008
  82. Nothing Unrequited Here by Heather Bell, Prick of the Spindle 2.4, Dec. 23, 2008
  83. The Zen of Chainsaws and Enormous Clippers by Drew Kalbach, Prick of the Spindle 2.4, Dec. 23, 2008
  84. Crazy Love by Leslie What, NewPages.com, Dec. 2008
  85. Nylund the Sarcographer by Joyelle McSweeney, Prick of the Spindle 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008
  86. Of Kids and Parents by Emil Hakl, Prick of the Spindle 2.3, Sept. 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, Aug. 15, 2008
  87. My Fingernails Are Fresnel Lenses by Christopher Fritton, Prick of the Spindle 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008
  88. In Chambers: The Bodhisattva of the Public Defender’s Office by Richard Krech, Prick of the Spindle 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008
  89. The Sea Never Drowns by Jason Heroux, Prick of the Spindle 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008
  90. Body Language by Mark Cunningham, Prick of the Spindle 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008
  91. The Lost Episodes of Beatie Scareli by Ginnetta Correli, Fort Polk Guardian, Aug. 8, 2008
  92. Properties of Light by Rebecca Goldstein, Fort Polk Guardian, Aug. 1, 2008
  93. Now You See Him by Eli Gottlieb, Fort Polk Guardian, July 25, 2008
  94. Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier, Fort Polk Guardian, July 18, 2008
  95. Pontoon by Garrison Keillor, Fort Polk Guardian, July 11, 2008
  96. Falling Man by Don DeLillo, Fort Polk Guardian, June 27, 2008
  97. Where the Wind Blew by Bob Sommer, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, April 25, 2008
  98. Light in Hand: Selected Early Poems of Lola Ridge, edited by Daniel Tobin, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  99. National Anthem by Kevin Prufer, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  100. Savage Machinery by Karen Rigby, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  101. Donner: A Passing by Shana Youngdahl, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  102. The Trembling in Us All by John M. Valentine, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  103. wing’d by Kyle Simonsen, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  104. Black Glasses Like Clark Kent by Terese Svoboda, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, April 18, 2008
  105. Factory of Tears by Valzhyna Mort, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008
  106. In a Town Called Mundomuerto by Randall Silvis, Prick of the Spindle 2.2, June 23, 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, May 2, 2008
  107. Deadline by Chris Crutcher, Fort Polk Guardian, June 20, 2008
  108. Afghanistan: Hidden Treasures from the National Museum, Kabul, Fort Polk Guardian, May 30, 2008
  109. Seal Woman by Solveig Eggerz, NewPages.com, July 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, May 23, 2008
  110. A Proper Knowledge by Michelle Latiolais, NewPages.com, June 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, May 16, 2008
  111. The Pig Did It by Joseph Caldwell, Fort Polk Guardian, May 9, 2008
  112. Walk the Blue Fields by Claire Keegan, Bookslut.com, May 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, April 4, 2008
  113. How the Dead Dream by Lydia Millet, Fort Polk Guardian, April 11, 2008
  114. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards, Fort Polk Guardian, March 28, 2008
  115. Down to a Sunless Sea by Mathias Freese, Prick of the Spindle 2.1, March 23, 2008
  116. Girl Gang by Juliet Cook, Prick of the Spindle 2.1, March 23, 2008
  117. Growling Softly poetry anthology, edited by Juliet Cook, Prick of the Spindle 2.1, March 23, 2008
  118. The Knitting Circle by Ann Hood, Fort Polk Guardian, March 21, 2008
  119. Walking Dreams by Mark Wallace, Tarpaulin Sky, April 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, March 14, 2008
  120. The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, Fort Polk Guardian, March 7, 2008
  121. Noon annual literary journal, edited by Diane Williams, March 2008 issue, Bookslut.com
  122. Ruby by Francesca Lia Block, Fort Polk Guardian, Feb. 22, 2008
  123. Duma Key by Stephen King, Fort Polk Guardian, Feb. 15, 2008
  124. The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz, Bookslut.com, March 2008 and Fort Polk Guardian, Feb. 8, 2008
  125. The Museum of Dr. Moses by Joyce Carol Oates, Fort Polk Guardian, Feb. 1, 2008
  126. To My Dearest Friends by Patricia Volk, Fort Polk Guardian, Jan. 25, 2008
  127. Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman, Fort Polk Guardian, Jan. 18, 2008
  128. Back from War by Lt. Lee Alley, Fort Polk Guardian, Jan. 11, 2008
  129. Sein und Werden literary journal, edited by Rachel Kendall, Prick of the Spindle 1.3, Dec. 23, 2007
  130. The Maytrees by Annie Dillard, Fort Polk Guardian, Dec. 14, 2007
  131. A Man of No Moon by Jenny McPhee, Fort Polk Guardian, Dec. 7, 2007
  132. Now and Forever by Ray Bradbury, Fort Polk Guardian, Nov. 30, 2007
  133. Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult, Fort Polk Guardian, Nov. 23, 2007
  134. Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez, Fort Polk Guardian, Nov. 16, 2007
  135. A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon, Fort Polk Guardian, Nov. 9, 2007
  136. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, Fort Polk Guardian, Nov. 2, 2007
  137. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah, Fort Polk Guardian, Oct. 26, 2007
  138. Giving by Bill Clinton, Fort Polk Guardian, Oct. 19, 2007
  139. Fairytales for Writers by Lawrence Schimel, Prick of the Spindle 1.2, Sept. 23, 2007
  140. How We Were Lost by Megan Taylor, Prick of the Spindle 1.2, Sept. 23, 2007; FlameBooks.com; and Fort Polk Guardian, Feb. 29, 2008

 

Published Interviews

Writer Round-Up Feature: NYQ Books AuthorsPrick of the Spindle, Vol. 8.3, Sept. 23, 2014

Writer Round-Up Feature: Dzanc Books AuthorsPrick of the Spindle, Vol. 8.2, June 23, 2014

An Interview with Featured Artist Angela Xu, Tampa Review Online, Vol. 2.6, June 1, 2014

An Interview with Featured Artist Yanuary Navarro, Tampa Review Online, Vol. 2.5, May 1, 2014

An Interview with Featured Artist Jeanpaul Ferro, Tampa Review Online, Vol. 2.4, April 1, 2014

An Interview with Featured Artist Andrea Pejack, Tampa Review Online, Vol. 2.3, March 1, 2014

An Interview with Featured Artist Eleanor Leonne Bennett, Tampa Review Online, Vol. 2.2, Feb. 1, 2014

An Interview with Featured Artist Shawn Huckins, Tampa Review Online, Vol. 2.1, Jan. 1, 2014

Writer Round-Up Feature: Four Way Books AuthorsPrick of the Spindle, Vol. 7.4, Dec. 23, 2013

An Interview with Featured Artist Carolina Rodriguez, Tampa Review Online, Issue 12, Dec. 1, 2013

An Interview with Featured Artist Amy Bernays, Tampa Review Online, Issue 11, Nov. 1, 2013

An Interview with Featured Artist Regina Valluzzi, Tampa Review Online, Issue 10, Oct. 1, 2013

Writer Round-Up Feature: Noctuary Press AuthorsPrick of the Spindle, Vol. 7.3, Sept. 23, 2013

An Interview with Featured Artist Sandra Gail Teichmann-Hillesheim, Tampa Review Online, Issue 9, Sept. 1, 2013

The Art of Neverne Covington, Tampa Review Online, Issue 8, Aug. 1, 2013

Writer Round-Up Feature: H_NGM_N Press AuthorsPrick of the Spindle, Vol. 7.2, June 23, 2013

Writer Round-Up Feature: 42 Miles Press AuthorsPrick of the Spindle, Vol. 7.1, March 23, 2013

Writer Round-Up: UNO Press Authors, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 6.4, Dec. 23, 2012

Writer Round-Up: The Permanent Press Authors, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 6.3, Sept. 23, 2012

Writer Round-Up: Omnidawn Press Translators, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 6.1, March 23, 2012

Helen Vitoria, Thrush Editor, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 6.1, March 23, 2012

Kristine Ong Muslim, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 23, 2011

Writer Round-Up: Sunnyoutside Press Authors, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 5.4, Dec. 23, 2011

Allan Ross, Writer and Recording Artist, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 5.3, Sept. 23, 2011

Michael Martone, Author of The Flatness and Other Landscapes and Pensées: The Thoughts of Dan Quayle, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 5.2, June 23, 2011

Garrett Socol, Producer of Talk Soup, The Gossip Show, and others, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 4.3, Sept. 23, 2010

David McNamara, Publisher of Sunnyoutside Press, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 3.3, Sept. 23, 2009

Kristina Marie Darling, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 3.2, June 23, 2009

Juliet Cook, publisher and author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 3.1, March 23, 2009

Howie Good, author and Barry Graham, publisher and author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 3.1, March 23, 2009

Joyelle McSweeney, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008

Mark Cunningham, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 2.3, Sept. 23, 2008

Terese Svoboda, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 2.2, June 23, 2008

Bob Sommer, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 2.2, June 23, 2008

Karen Rigby, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 2.2, June 23, 2008

Ann Hood, author, Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 1.3, Sept. 23, 2007

 

Published Articles

Staff writer and book review columnist for Fort Polk Guardian, Oct. 2007-Aug. 2008. Wrote weekly articles, several reprinted in local and national publications.

“The Art of Admin: Southwest Louisiana Business of Art Summit,” a workshop for artists: Lake Charles, Louisiana, May 17, 2008. Published in Prick of the Spindle, Vol. 2.2

 

Press Received

Interviewed by Sheldon Lee Compton for Revolution John, Nov. 20, 2014

Interviewed by Meg Tuite for Connotation Press, Jan., 2014

Interviewed by David Cotrone for Monkeybicycle, April 9, 2013

Interviewed by Last Light Studios, May 2012

Interview with Jen Michalski of JMWW for Portal del Sol, March 15, 2012

Interviewed by FOX 10 news for Studio 10 segment, June 2011 & Nov. 2011

Interviewed by Robert Kloss for the PLUMB blog, June 11, 2011

Interviewed by Jim Harrington for the Six Questions For… blog, March 25, 2011

Interviewed for the Fictionaut Five, August 25, 2010, on Fictionaut

Member Spotlight on the Association of Independent Authors website, July 2010

How to Write and Publish a Successful Children’s Book: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, reviewed at Cynsations, the blog of Cynthia Leitich Smith

The Kenyon Review, February 25, 2010, review of Artifice Magazine’s Issue 1

How to Write and Publish a Successful Children’s Book: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, reviewed at the blog: Crazed Mind

How to Write and Publish a Successful Children’s Book: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply, reviews on Amazon.com

Featured poet on the Full of Crow Poetry Hour series

Light and Trials of Light, Reviewed at Outside Writers Collective and Press, February 16, 2010

“Just pick up the pen: Women writing from life experience,” guest blog post on Women Day by Day, February 1, 2010

“The Craft of Writing for Children,” guest blog post on the Atlantic Publishing Company blog, January 19, 2010

“Contracts, Rights, and Clauses, Oh My!” guest blog post at On Text, February 1, 2010

Mention on the Orange Alert Watch List, February 13, 2010

Outside Writers Collective and Press, “Prick of the Spindle Announces Aqueous Books,” January 26, 2010

Interviewed by Jason Behrends for Orange Alert, “Reader Meet Author: Cynthia Reeser,” February 4, 2010

Interviewed for Artifice Magazine blog, January 2010

Interviewed for the Fictionaut blog, December 18, 2009

Interviewed by Barry Graham for Dogzplot, July 2009