Vertically Coastal (Planet Media Books, Stockbridge, MA. October 2011) – A poetic look at living in two different places: the Berkshires in Massachusetts and Charleston, South Carolina. What’s different? What’s the same?


Pictures of Change (Self-Published, 2010) – 45 pages of poems from 1993-2010 mainly about family, childhood, nature, Ireland, and Phoenix, my Shetland Sheepdog.


Poetry in Anthologies:

The World is a Narrow Bridge (Craigco, 2004)

The Covenant of the Spirit (Women of Reform Judaism, 2004)

Giving Sorrow Words (National Assn. for Poetry Therapy [NAPT], 2002)

Shawl of Sisterhood published in The Covenant of the Soul (Women of Reform Judaism, 2000)

Poet’s Process (NAPT, 2000)

A Place of Hand and Eye (Honolulu Academy of Arts, 1980)



The Quilt That Love Built (for Ronald McDonald House, 1996)

The Mud Room (Read by Manoa Valley Theatre, Honolulu, 1993)



“The Foundation,” (Essay) (National League of American Pen Women, 1991), Honorable Mention Award

“Lunch with Geffen,”(Self Magazine, 1990)


Becket Arts Center (2012)

Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Dock Street Theatre, Charleston (2012)

House of Brews (2011)

East Bay Meeting House (2011)

College of Charleston (2010)

Ballycahill Festival, Charleston (2010)

Temple Anshe Amunim, Pittsfield, MA. (2007)

Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Dock St. Theatre, Charleston (2007)

Poetry and All That Jazz, Charleston (1999)

Sunrise Presbyterian Church, Charleston (1999)

Prague Summer Writers Workshop, Charles University (1996), Prague, Czech Republic

Piccolo Spoleto Festival, Dock Street Theatre, Charleston (1996)

Cady & Daughter’s Bookstore, Charleston (1995)


Prizes & Awards:

Peter Pan Prize, First Place, Poetry Society of South Carolina [PSSC](2011)

First place, John Edward Johnson Prize, PSSC (2007)

Hon. Mention, Pegasus Prize, PSSC (2007)

Placed, WC Wampler Competition of Baseball Poems, Pittsfield, MA. (2006)

Outstanding Achievement Award, National Association for Poetry Therapy (1999)