“A Simple Astrology”, fiction, short story, Descant

Summer issue 2010, ed. Karen Mulhallen

Frequent contributor, feature articles, The Jewish Magazine

August 2007-2009, ed. Helen Hatzis

“The Making of a Reader”*, personal essay, Family Outlook Magazine

Summer 2008, ed. Jasmine Miller

* winner of Magnum Opus Award

“Blue Eyes, Almost Black”, fiction, short story, CAJE’s JEN, Educational Journal

Summer 2006, ed. Judy Resnick, David Dornstein Prize for fiction

The Modern Jewish Girl’s Guide to Guilt*, non-fiction essay, Penguin (Dutton), Anthology

August 2005, ed. Julie Doughty, Ruth Ellenson

*Los Angeles Times Bestseller, Non-Fiction

* Winner of the National Jewish Book Award, 2005

“Someone Else’s Truth”, non-fiction essay, So To Speak, Literary Journal

Winter/Spring 2005, eds. Heather Holliger and Anna Habib

“The Earth Turns in Circles”, fiction, short story, nycBigCityLit, Literary Magazine

November 2002, ed. Maureen Holm

“A Good Life”, prose poetry, nycBigCityLit, Literary Magazine

July 2002, ed. Maureen Holm

“A Drought of Rainfall”, fiction, short story, Oklahoma Review, Literary Magazine

Spring 2002, ed. Daniel Long

“Cantors Deli Mural”, article and “Visible Ink”, feature article, 12, National Jewish Magazine

Sept. 2001, ed. Geoff Ledet and Diana Katz

“A Good Life”, prose poetry and “Hard Earth”, poetry, Eleven Bulls, Literary Magazine

May 2001

“When the Drought Came, It Fell Like Rain”, fiction, short story, EM Literary, Literary Magazine

Premiere Issue, Spring 2001, ed. Brandon Mise


Vermont Studio Centre Artists’ Grant- Residency April 2007

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2006

Summer Literary Seminar, St. Petersburg, Russia 2004 & 2006

West Chester Poetry Conference, West Chester, Pennsylvania 2004

Breadloaf Writers’ Conference, Middlebury, Vermont  2001, 2002


Toronto Arts Council Grant, Toronto, Ontario, 2008

Finalist: 2007 Chicago Literary Awards, Another Chicago Magazine, Judge: Robert Dana

David Dornstein Prize, 2nd place Fiction, Coalition of Advancement for Jewish Education, 2005

Eden Mills Literary Prize, 2nd place (subgenre Poetry: 1st Place), Eden Mills Literary Festival, 2003