“Healing Histories,” Bittersweet: Linked Through Slavery (March 9, 2023)
A Writer’s Companion: Keats in Our Time,” Tupelo Quarterly (February 2023)
Michigander,” Essay Daily (May 16, 2022)
“Here with You,” Southern Humanities Review (Winter 2019)
“The Plantation Cake,” in Slavery’s Descendants (Rutgers University Press, 2019)
Miniature,” Broad Street (Spring 2018)
Inventory,” The Sun (September 2017)
Things Sweet to Taste,” The American Scholar (Summer 2017)
“Rules of the Game,” The Offbeat (Fall 2016)
“Mozart’s Starling,” The Massachusetts Review (The Music Issue; 2016)
Excavation,Clerestory Poetry Journal (2016)
“Rappahannock, 1960,” Black Warrior Review (Fall/Winter 2016)
“Cordelia Speaks,” New Orleans Review (Shakespeare Issue, 2016)
“Sacred Encounters,” In A Pink Suitcase: 22 Tales of Women’s Travel (World Traveler Press, 2015)

“After the Attack,” Bonté Review (Port Yonder Press, 2014)
“First Loves,” Sprout (November 2013)
“Conestoga,” Crab Orchard Review (September 2012)
“The Things Our Fathers Loved,” River Teeth (Fall 2012)
Night Vision,” The Puritan (2012)
“In Orbit,” Memoir (2012)
“Streams of Consciousness,” Center. A Journal of the Literary Arts (2010)
“Players,” Common-place (April 2008)
“Coming of Age in the Garden of Eden, Pennsylvania,”
Brevity (2007)
“Getting to the Point,” in Fresh Water: Women Writing on the Great Lakes (Michigan State
University Press, 2006)
“Stage-struck,” Michigan Quarterly Review (winter 2006)
“Dreaming the Impossible: Lorca and the Stage,” The Santa Fe Opera Festival Season (2005)
“Rhine Journey,” Opera News (April 2004)
“Tales of the City,” Opera News (February 2002)
“From Lorca: A Dream of Life,” The American Poetry Review (July/August 1999)
“Among Andalusian Women,” The Washington Post (June 18, 1989)
“The Tragic Landscapes of García Lorca,” American Theatre (December 1986)
“Lorca’s Granada,” The New York Times (May 4, 1986); reprinted in National Times, Australia
(spring 1986) and Spain: The Best Travel Writing from The New York Times (Abbeville, 2001)