Essays

“A Different Sky” in The Fourth River (Fall, 2017).

Cold” in River Teeth‘s “Beautiful Things” (October 19, 2015).

The Bard of Rock: Honoring Charles M. Young” in The Macalester Today (Winter, 2015).

Primed” (adapted from Ready for Air) in Mamalode (October 14, 2013).

Becoming a Sanvicentena: Five Stages” in Brevity #32 (January, 2010).

Afraid of Loving Her” in Motherlode in nytimes.com (February 12, 2009).

Go, Mama, Go!” in Minnesota Parent (September, 2007).

“The Milkmaid” in MotherVerse, Issue #7 (Fall, 2007).

“Mothers’ Words Speak Volumes” in the Minneapolis Star Tribune (July 14, 2007).

The Nuk Princess” in Minnesota Parent (May, 2007).

 

Reviews and Profiles

Loosen Up: A Review of Dinty W. Moore’s Dear Mister Essay Writer Guy” in River Teeth (November 1, 2015).

Puzzles, Form, Compassion and Humor: An Interview with Dinty W. Moore” in Los Angeles Review of Books (October 27, 2015).

A Conversation with Amy Shearn” in Literary Mama (August 17, 2013).

An Interview with Bonnie J. Rough” in Literary Mama (November 28, 2010).

Broadening the Motherhood Discussion: A Review of Who’s Your Mama and Unbuttoned” in Literary Mama (March 21, 2010).

The Making of a Political Mama: A Profile of Shari MacDonald Strong” in Literary Mama (August 23, 2009).

Writing Ambivalence.” Review of The Baby Lottery and Interview with Author Kathryn Trueblood in mamazine (March, 2008).

A review of Suzanne Kamata’s Losing Kei in mamazine (January, 2008).

“A Life Fully Lived: Deborah Garrison’s New Poems: A Review of The Second Child and an Interview With the Author” in mamazine (July, 2007).

 

Articles

“The Value of Non-paid Work” (adapted) in MN Parent (August, 2017).

The Benefits of Keeping a NICU Journal” (adapted from Use Your Words) in VeryWell. (September 6, 2016).

“Make Your Mark: The Writer’s Guide to Trademark” in Poets & Writers (Sept/Oct 2013).

“The Importance of Face Time: Making the Most of Writing Conferences” and “It’s Not a Hobby: Writing and the Value of Non-paid Work” in the anthology Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing (2012).

Cross-country Skiing, Profile on Jen Rolfes” in Edina Magazine (Winter, 2010).

Teaming Up: College Outreach Programs Promote Activity and Well-being” in Connect! (Fall, 2009).

Inquiring Minds: Ongoing Teacher Development Supports Best Practices” in Connect! (Fall, 2008).

A Make or Break Relationship: Graduate Students and Their Advisers Navigate a Challenging Course” in Connect! (November, 2007).

“CaringBridge: A Conduit for Hope and Support” in the May/June 2007 issue of Preemie Magazine.

“Hit the Road: 4 Tips for Happy Traveling with Your Preemie” in the May/June 2007 issue of Preemie Magazine.