Provenance Unknown – Available for Pre-Order!

Exciting news! (At least to me. Not only exciting, but a little terrifying too…) My debut novel, Provenance Unknown, is up on Goodreads and WorldCat, and available for pre-order on Barnes & Noble and Amazon (just in time for Prime Day). I’m assuming it will be coming soon to Coles/Chapters/Indigo as well — I’ll letContinue reading “Provenance Unknown – Available for Pre-Order!”

some things maybe

Another publication announcement! The pieces in Pinhole Poetry’s Issue 2 are beautiful and poignant. I’m not sure how my little poem “some things maybe” got lucky enough to be included, but I’m grateful! It’s in excellent company. ☺️ Pinhole Poetry is a “digital poetry journal that loves the upside-down view and the fact that someContinue reading “some things maybe”

Fifteen Minutes to Cavendish

I’m happy to share that Literary Heist has published my short story, “Fifteen Minutes to Cavendish”, in their Summer 2022 edition! The introductory blurb describes the premise as, “A relationship viewed through a discussion on real estate. We get so caught up in ‘What-Ifs,’ we lose sight of what’s right in front of us.” LiteraryContinue reading “Fifteen Minutes to Cavendish”

Memories of Paris by Seasons

How the City of Light is City of Life Out today! My essay on Paris, in Paris-based magazine Inspirelle. A Canadian author writes about her love affair with Paris through the years as a teenager, young adult and now married woman and mother. Inspirelle inspires, connects and empowers international women in France through engaging andContinue reading “Memories of Paris by Seasons”

Easter Greetings

Postmarked April 18, 1908, Masonville, New Jersey Maggie R.[V.?] EvansBirminghamNew Jersey Our Dear Niece Margaret.Many Many thanks for the beautiful Easter card rec’d this eve very kind of [them] to remember us, trusting you are all well & with love to all [from all]. Aff’tly [i.e., Affectionately] Uncle + Aunt John [Mc?] R.E. [U, V,Continue reading “Easter Greetings”

Published Poem!

The Winter 2022 edition of the Van Isle Poetry Collective publication is out and it includes my poem, “Trees of Remembrance”. You can enjoy the magazine for free online or purchase it in print on their website. (Purchases support the publication.) The cover also features beautiful photography and art by Vancouver Island artists. It feelsContinue reading “Published Poem!”

With All Good Wishes

Postmarked Philadelphia, December 3, 1910 Miss Mary Lear,Madison, Mo. Have lost your school address so send to Madison. Dear Girlie; I am glad you like teaching as much.. Do you go home very often? I suppose you take the “Index” & do [several words illegible] much. My school is progressing nicely. I hope you willContinue reading “With All Good Wishes”

Birthday Greetings

Mrs. Nellie French,Kezar Falls,Maine Post marked South Hiram, Maine, December 19, 1924 12-19-1924Wishing you a very happy day and many more to follow. From your friend Alice [B. or D.?] Nellie G. Ridlon French was born on November 28, 1867 in Parsonfield, York County, Maine to Magnus and Emily Emery Ridlon. She was one ofContinue reading “Birthday Greetings”