My work has been widely anthologized, and you can find some of it the following places:


New! “The Alchemist’s Assistant,” “Dead Horse Point,” “Mastering the Hunt,” and “Vixens” all appearing in Hick Poetics

“Afternoon Ghosts” in The Book of Scented Things 

“At a Wedding in Mexico City” in A Writer’s Country

“Conjurer of the New Century,” “The Bad Wife,” and “The Tattoo Artist” in Camino del Sol:  Fifteen Years of Latina and Latino Writing

“In the Season of Suicides” in Like Thunder:  Poets Respond to Violence in America

. “The Woman Who Raised Dogs,” “Clean Sheets” and “After the Prom” in American Poetry: The Next Generation

 “In an Angry Season” and “Young Widow Walking Home” in The Floating Borderlands:  Twenty-five years of U.S. Hispanic Literature

 “The Crow’s Bride” and “Wild Horses” in Floricanto Si!: A Collection of Latina Poetry


Creative Nonfiction


“The Long Road Home” in The Other Latin@:  Writing Against a Singular Identity

“My Mother’s House” in An Angle of Vision:  Women Writers on Their Poor and Working Class Roots

“Independence Day: Manley Hot Springs, Alaska, 1975” has appeared in a variety of anthologies and textbooks, including

Fearless Confessions:  A Writers Guide to Memoir

Writing True:  The Art and Craft of Nonfiction (1st ed.)

On Writing

“The Why and ‘How” of Narrative Poetry” in Mentor and Muse

“Shapeshifting Poems:  The Power of Transformation” in Wingbeats: Exercises and Practice in Poetry

“Baring the Bones:  A Meditation on Imagery” in Mooring Against the Tide:  Writing Fiction and Poetry