Prose and Communications Work
*Thinking Our Way Forward. Judge on climate change writing contest. Fall 2017.
* A Year After Blocking the Fennica, Kayaktivists are Trying to Cook Up Something Bigger. Willamette Week. September 2016.
* A Washington County case study: How the Oregon Food Bank, Manaia Cafe and Caruso Produce are fighting food insecurity. May 2016.
*The Best Worst-Case Scenario Limbo Magazine. January 2016.
* An Introduction to Adelante Mujeres Washington County Business Bulletin. January 2016.
* Biking in Portland 101 Discover Portland. November 2015
*The Willamette Week published this reflection on the Tilikum Crossing opening. September 2015.
*A three part story called The Northerners in Failbetter magazine. I was calling it part of a novel, though in hindsight it was a mistake to publicize what had yet to be written. Thank you to the wonderful writer Amira Pierce for editing and promoting this. December 2013.
*Wheel, Racing Stripes, Waking, and A Resting Place. Title search the2ndhand.com for copies. 2009-2013.
*While traveling and teaching in South America in 2012, Anna and I were struck by the strange beauty of the unleashed dogs. The dogs blended into colorful landscapes, and the pictures we took of them had the feel of a series. The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography under the direction of Jason Pettus published this, and we are grateful for it. Thank you, Jason.
*Drafting and editing LTE’s and op-eds for the Oregon Sierra Club. The writing was focused on the potential environmental costs of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Email me if you are interested in these writing samples. May-Sep 2015.
*Currently volunteer on the editorial board of PSU’s Pathos Literary magazine.