Animals / Bodies, Poems (Finishing Line Press, 2014)

The Hopes of Snakes & Other Tales from the Urban Landscape (Beacon Press, 2005)



One Nation under Coyote, Divisible,” Trash Animals (University of Minnesota Press, 2013)

“Snow Day,” Literature and the Environment: A Reader on Nature and Culture (Pearson, 2013)

Dark Horse,” Pushcart Prize XXXVI (Pushcart Prize Fellowships 2012), originally published in ORION, July/August 2010

In the Slipstream,” To Everything on Earth (TTU Press, 2010)

“The City’s Laughter,” Spring: A Spiritual Biography of the Season (SkyLight Paths Publishing, 2006)

“Talks with Vultures” and “The City’s Laughter,”  ISOTOPE, Spring/Summer 2005

“Off Being God,” Tiferet: A Journal of Spiritual Literature, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2005

“The Hopes of Snakes,” ORION, Jan/Feb. 2005, The Gallatin Review, 2003

“Reversing the Tides,” City Wilds: Essays and Stories About Urban Nature (UGA, 2002), Potomac Review, Spring 2001

“Heirloom,” American Nature Writing, 2002 (Fulcrum Publishing), Potomac Review, Fall 2000

“Rediscovering the Potomac,” Heart of a Nation: Writers and Photographers Inspired by the American Landscape (National Geographic Society, 2000)

“A Clandestine Freedom,” The Mountain Reader (Lyons Press) 2000

“A Banishment of Crows,” American Nature Writing, 2000 (OSU Press)

“A Shared Genesis” Endangerspeak: An Ecology Journal, 1998

“Spiritual Gypsy,” Iris: A Journal About Women, 1998

“Walking in the Woods,” American Nature Writing, 1998 (Sierra Club Books), Iris: A Journal About Women, Winter/Spring 1996

Magazine Work

“Seal of Approval,” Wildlife Conservation, NY Zoological Society, August 1996

“Animal Instincts,” Women’s Sports Traveler, 1995

“Box Turtle Diary,” E: The Environmental Magazine, June 1994

“Travels with Timmy,” Wildlife Conservation, NY Zoological Society, May 1994

“Protecting Our Fellow Creatures,” New Woman, February 1994

“In the Company of Apes,” New Woman, December 1991

“Kangaroo Controversies,” E: The Environmental Magazine, Jan/Feb, 1993

“The Return of Yellowstone’s Gray Wolf,” E: The Environmental Magazine, Nov/Dec 1992

“Will the Gray Wolf Return to Yellowstone,” Wildlife Conservation, September 1992

“The Savior: Battle for the Elephants,” E: The Environmental Magazine, May/June 1992

“Going, Going, Gone: The Endangered Species Act,” E: The Environmental Magazine, March/April 1992

“Leakey’s Angels,” E: The Environmental Magazine, May/June 1991

“Wild Horses,” E: The Environmental Magazine, Sept/Oct 1991

“Our Friends in Danger: The Dolphin-Tuna Conflict,” New Woman, June 1990

“Speaking in Silence: Native American Spirituality,” New Woman, March 1992

“Growing Up With Misty,” New Woman, December 1988