I’m a single mom, doctoral candidate, writer, and editor. My newest work appears at Guernica and Gulf Coast. Other essays appear in Guernica , Slice, Denver Quarterly, The Rumpus, Mid-American Review, Quarterly West, PANK, The Los Angeles Review, and many other literary magazines.
My essay “Like Mourners’ Bread” at Slice was listed as notable in Best American Essays 2013, and my essay “Whirling Disease” was listed as notable in Best American Essays 2016. My essay “It Will look Like a Sunset” is anthologized in Best American Essays 2015, and my memoir, tentatively titled, Goodbye, Sweet Girl, will be released by HarperCollins in 2018.
I am represented by Joy Tutela at David Black Agency.
I left my ex-husband in 2012 after he was arrested for domestic battery. Over a year later, he was court-ordered to write me a letter of apology. I started this blog as my response. I started this blog as a way of saying, “I went through hell, and all I got was this letter of apology.”