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Pow Wows and Potlucks: Finding An American Indian Community in Los Angeles, Ethnographics Press (USC), to be released 2015.  Available for purchase on this website: Go to the Purchase tab (top of page) and click on the book to see the "Buy Now" button. Also available on

Buoyant: How Water and Willpower Helped Wella to Channel Aaron and Hayley Peirsol, 2013

"Central Texas Midwinter," Texas Poetry Calendar 2015, readings at Georgetown Library (Oct) and Malvern Books (Dec 6)

“Tamaladas y Tradicíon,” Edible Austin, December 2012

Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Finalist for manuscripts of Out of the Shadows: An American Indian Community in Los Angeles and Buoyant, July 2011

“Kick the Can,” Texas Poetry Calendar 2011 (and BookPeople reading)

“The Royal Road to Manners,” Family Fun Magazine, October 2010

“Triage,” Sustaining Abundant Life, Women at the Well Project, 2009

“Dia de los Seashells,” Round Top Poetry Anthology, May 2008

“A Plea to Parents:  Give Public School a Chance,” Austin American-Statesman, 2005

Potiça, Palacinke and Pueblo Peppers, Red Wheelbarrow Press, Inc., 2001

“Time Alone Together,” Easy Reader (Grand Prize Fiction), August 1992

“Spider Called Violin,” New Voices, June 1991

“Briar Wisdom,” New Voices, June 1991

Various freelance articles for, Cliff’s Notes, Installation News, On Line, MLS Newsletter, Continental, 3rd Coast Magazine

Editing credits for Elements of Literature and Elements of Writing (Holt Rinehart & Winston) 1996-97, Collective Vision:  Starting and Sustaining a Children’s Museum; Behind the Lines; The Quorum Report

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