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The Writing Life


Selection of Fiction & Poetry

"Pause From Your Travels," poem, Shakespeare Tribute issue of Wingless Dreamer

"Nantahala," poem, semi-finalist for the the 2021 James Applewhite Poetry Prize

"If the Sky and this Tree," poem, A Tribute to Lord Byron issue of Wingless Dreamer

"The Rummikub Game," short story, in the coffee table book, The Great Pause: Rearview 2020

“An Obvious Person,” poem, Moonstone Arts Center, Facebook live reading and publication

Slacks," poem, Sad Girls Club journal

“The Living Room Furniture,” poem, Qwerty Magazine

“A New Outfit for Las Fallas,” poem, Glass Mountain

“Backpacking” and “Fire on the Moon,” poems, Inlandia- A Literary Journey

"Sa Cabrera" and "Formentor" poems, Forbidden Peak Press

“The Flamenco Rehearsal,” poem, Iris Literary Journal

“On Saturdays,” poem, second place winner of the 2020 Joan Ramseyer Memorial Poetry Contest on the themes of Community and Activism, published in Sunbeams.”

“Looking for Erica in the Rare Books Room,” memoir, winner of Rancho La Puerta Writing Contest, published and recorded video performance

"Review of Margaret Atwood’s New Release: The Dream Tree,” fiction, Tiny Seed Literary Journal

The Mona Lisa of Costco,” Every Day Fiction

Not Barcelona,” micro fiction Rougarou

The Cancellations,” micro fiction, Ruminate Magazine

“The Cooking Lesson,” poem, The Halcyone Review

Lucy,” poem, The Decadent Review

“Grandpa Just Left for the Track,” short story, performed at the LitCamp Basement Series

“Portal, Portixol,” poem and photography, *82 Review

“Dolly-girl,” memoir, The Passed Note - Our Shelf Life

Wilma,” flash fiction, STORGY Magazine 

“Gigi and the Great Gator,” short story, Verbal - Digital Reading Rooms

“Home,” poem, Kallisto Gaia Press, The Ocotillo Review

“Awakening the Werewolf on My Chesterfield,” poem, 42 Stories Anthology

“Make Way for Me,” poem, The Main Street Rag

“Squeaker,” short story, The High Desert Journal

“Why I Need You to Watch the Sunset,” poem, Talking Writing

“Tape Measure,” and “Training,” poems, Carcosa Magazine

“The Grand-daughter,” poem, “Eileen y Guadelupe,” photograph, inThe Very Edge,” a book by Flying Ketchup Press

“Precious Metals,” story and dialogue, LitQuake Reading and Ripples in Space Podcast 

“Sweet Darling,” poem, Mothers Always Write

“Superhero Supplies,” travel fiction, Lit Up-The Land of Little Tales

“I Promised My Wife I Wouldn’t,” short story, Coffin Bell Journal

“Haiku Review of Ready Player One,” poem, Flock

“Why We Left Tokyo,” humorous postcard, Wanderlust Journal

“Arusha, Tanzania,” poetry series, Quiet Lightning Journal and Poetry in the Parks

“Rabbit Cupcakes,” story, LitCamp acceptance piece

Selection of Creative Non-Fiction


"The Chinese Lessons,Lancelot Schaubert's and Tara Schaubert's Liberal Arts Circus Feb. 2021

“Ordering the Flour,” memoir, performed live for Women’s National Book Association

“Opening Remarks,” essay and speech, Lemon Theory

“Escape from Berlin,” a travel piece, Talking Writing First Person Journalism

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, “Phobias of the Modern Teen,” humorous commentary 

Facebook, page creation, post writing, and publicity for a local celebrity composer 

Author,101 Questions to Ask Before You Apply to K-12 Schools: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child, 101 Questions to Ask Before You Apply to Pre-schools: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child

Culture Finder, San Francisco Columnist: Wrote San Francisco arts critiques for the largest online arts listings organization covering theater, dance, music, opera, and classical music.

Digital Be-in, a pioneering live blog from a concert from the early days of the Internet, 

Advocates for Chinese Education (ACE), a blog for a newsletter on Chinese Education

Barnes & Noble, National Essay Contest Grand Prize Winner, Essay "How Reading Changed My Life."

Creative Non Fiction
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