NOW AVAILABLE: My first collection of poetry, Hand on My Heart. Thirty-five poems of word ballet that pirouette through regrets, births, flooded towns and heat waves, love (maybe) and love most certainly. Deeply personal and sensual, the poems offer sympathetic observations, plumbing the depths of memory and imagination.

Available from New Wind Publishing or request it through your local independent bookstore.

My most recent fiction book, Remedies for Hunger, a collection of twelve short stories was picked by the Chicago Book Review for its 2015 Best Books list. It’s available from and as well as on request from your favorite local bookseller and, as an e-book:

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