Click here to order my chapbook.

I just learned that I won the best columnist award in the 2018 New York Press Association’s prestigious Better Newspaper Contest. Details here.

Click here to read my poem “Proper Pairs” in the September 2017 issue of Literary Mama.

The Society of Classical Poets chose my poem “New York Villanelle” for their homepage.

I’ve been working on a vast project translating Jacques Brel songs. I’m up to 55! Five of them are up at Brooklyn Rail’s InTranslation website. I recently read a few of my translations and talked about the process at the monthly series “Yeah You Write” in Chelsea. Photos and more info here.

My recent column about the NYC Landmarks Commission in The Villager got a nice call-out on the Save Gansevoort website.

I have a story in The Writers Studio at 30, a 500-page anthology of fiction and poetry by teachers, students and some celebrated friends of the school, including Jennifer Egan, Matthew Klam and Edward Hirsch. Order a copy here.

Here is video of the recent Writers Studio 30th Anniversary Reading at the Strand (May 2017).

I read from my novel and my husband sang the perfect song to go with it at the March 2017 Groovin’ Cabaret, a celebration of women writers in honor of Women’s History Month:


My work placed in eight recent literary contests. Three were from Glimmer Train literary magazine. I was also one of four finalists for the 2015 Robert and Adele Schiff Award for fiction, one of two finalists for the 2016 Bass River Press Poetry Competition, and a semifinalist in the 2016 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. I am also a two-time winner of the Willis Barnstone Translation Prize.