an MFA from the University of Iowa. She has published short stories
and essays in Black Warrior Review, Sonora Review, and Georgetown
Review. She has had a story nominated for a Pushcart Prize and
won the 1998 Rona Jaffe Writers Award, which goes to eight women
of national promise. She has new essays and poetry forthcoming
in Puerto del Sol, Alaska Quarterly Review, and Quarterly West.
She has had residencies at Ragdale and Yaddo art colonies, and
recognition from the 2000 Writers at Work competition fellowship.