Wingless Bodies, Up the Staircase Quarterly's special issue, Prairie Mountain, August 2015

Lady Madonna, Fine Linen Quarterly, Summer 2015 

Wife Interrupted, Rake Magazine column, 2001 - 2008

Mama Moon, Orchard Books, 1995

Narrative Nonfiction

The Life-Giving Secret of Bees Rake Magazine, 2005. Article won Page One award from the American Society of Professional Journalists

The Future of Creativity Utne Reader, 2008

The Sanctity of Marriage Rake Magazine, 2005

The Death and Life of the American Imagination Rake Magazine, 2007

Daughter of God Rake Magazine, 2006

Too Deep, Too Dark, Too Cold Rake Magazine, 2003

Hormones on Overdrive Rake Magazine, 2004

Life in a Northern Town Rake Magazine, 2002

Something about Mary Rake Magazine, 2002

Who Wins the Custody Jackpot? Rake Magazine, 2003


Serendipity Times Two Carleton Voice, 2012

Faces of Feminism Carleton Voice, 2009

Judith Guest: Ordinary Person Rake Magazine, 2004

Louise Erdrich: The Rakish Interview Rake Magazine, 2003

Let Them Drink Water Rake Magazine, 2002

Empowering His Peers Macalester Today, 2008

Lizard Lover Macalester Today, 2009

Third Time’s a Charm Rake Magazine, 2007


Paradise Reconsidered Rake Magazine, 2005

Seeking Refuge Rake Magazine, 2004

Adventure Meals Rake Magazine, 2002

The Well Worn Mind Rake Magazine, 2002

The Grace of Youth Rake Magazine, 2002

Burning to Know Rake Magazine, 2002

Sitting Still Rake Magazine, 2002

The Best Old Hens Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1999

The Paper Route Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1999

Thinking About Leftovers Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1999

Let them Eat Questions Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1999

Story with a Murky Moral Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1999

Honey, I’m Tearing Down the Garage Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1999

Signs of Faith Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1998

To Try or Not to Try Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1998

Dreamtime Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1998

Road Trip Minnesota Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1998

An Ode to Busy Ladies Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1998

Still Lucky Minnesota Parent/City Pages, 1998


Moms: Helping Your Daughter Cope with Your Divorce Daughters Magazine, 2003

Flower Power Rake Magazine, 2005