PoetryEmily's bedroom at the Dickinson Homestead, Amherst, MA

Skeptic Traveler (poetry) David Robert Books/WordTech Press, Fall, 2005

The Undertow (poetry) University of Central Florida Contemporary Poetry Series, 1998

Voices in the House (poetry) Alabama Poetry Series, 1988

From This Distance (poetry) Alice James Books, 1981

Poems published in The Kenyon Review, Ploughshares, The American Scholar, The Massachusetts Review, Shenandoah, The Georgia Review, Poetry East, The Southern Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, StorySouth, The Yale Review, The Florida Review, The Southern Humanities Review, The Spoon River Poetry Review, The Vocabula Review, The Antioch Review, New England Watershed, Memorious



The Heart Has Many Doors, White River Press, 2015

Film Script "Seeing New Englandly," Angles of a Landscape, Ernest Urvater, Producer; Susan Snively, Narrator and Associate Producer, Sawmill River Productions, Emily Dickinson Museum, 2010

Helping Students Write Better: A Guide for Tutors, 2004

Composing Yourself, A Guide to Writing Personal Statements, 1983

Writing Better: A Handbook for Amherst Students, 1982, revised 1995, at

Personal and critical essays published in The Southern Review, StorySouth, The Florida Review, The Tampa Review, The Berkshire Review, Verse, Parnassus, Amherst Magazine, The Emily Dickinson Journal


Publications and films available for purchase throughAmazon.comandSawmill River Productions


The Heart Has Many DoorsSkeptic TravelerThe UndertowVoices in the HouseFrom This Distance