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Published essays you can read on the web:

"Fine, Thanks"

I have spent a lot of time dealing with chronic health issues. It's hard to know how to be a "good sick girl."  (This essay won second place in the Richard H. Cracroft Personal Essay Contest, 2018.)

"The Band Reunited and We All Bought Tickets"

I wrote this the day after I attended a Howard Jones concert that made me feel simultaneously young again and quite middle-aged. (From River Teeth: Beautiful Things)

"Systole, Diastole"

How my heart condition has made me see others differently. (From JMMW, noted in Best American Essays 2019)

"Notes on the Back of the Recipe" (from North Dakota Quarterly, nominated for a Pushcart--download pdf of entire issue here; essay is on p. 37]

I treasure the recipe my mother, who died of cancer, was famous for.

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