Creative Nonfiction/Essays:

  • Pergelation” in Blue Mesa Review, 2018 (Blue Mesa Review Nonfiction Contest Winner, judged by Leslie Jamison)
  • Anatomy of an Education” in The Pinch Journal, 2017
  • First Year of Primary Care Practice” for The Baltimore Review website, 2017
  • The Traumatized Patient” in American Journal of Nursing, 2016
  • “Still here: Reflections from a Baltimore community nurse” in Johns Hopkins Magazine, 2014
  • Burnt” in Baltimore Review, 2013
  • “Living Without” in Urbanite, 2012
  • “Fresh” in Urbanite, 2011
  • “Women in the Market” in Nowhere Is More Important Than Here, 2011
  • Nursing 101” in The Delmarva Review, 2011 (Pushcart Prize Nominee)
  • “Cabin Noises” in Down East Magazine, 2011
  • “A Cure for Hospital Tunnel Vision” in Johns Hopkins Nursing Magazine, 2011
  • “Harvest” in Urbanite, 2010
  • “The Early Education of Buffalo Jill” in Gray’s Sporting Journal, 2008
  • “Need a Lift?” in Down East Magazine, 2007


Narrative Journalism:

  • Weekly Columnist for The Bangor Daily News “Being There” (2008-2010)
  • Weekly Columnist for The Bangor Daily News  “Antarctica: the Pole Beat” (2007-2008)
  • Underserved and Unprotected: Migrant Workers Face Poor Conditions” in Z Magazine, 2009
  • “Lives on the Line: Migrant Deaths on the U.S.-Mexico Border” in The Utne Reader, 2009
  • “Lives on the Line” in Verge Magazine, 2008
  • “Rural Workers and Rights: Out of Sight Communities, Unseen Concerns” in Z Magazine, 2008
  • “BorderLinks: bridging the gap between the United States and Mexico”, TransitionsAbroad Magazine, 2008


  • Journal article: Connecting Hispanic Women in Baltimore to the Mercy Medical Center SAFE/FNE Program: a Preliminary Assessment of Service Utilization and Community Awareness, Journal of Forensic Nursing, Volume 12, Issue 13.
  • Book chapter: Chapter 23: Being Undocumented & Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Multiple Vulnerabilities Through the Lens of Feminist Intersectionality (academic publication),  In R. Weitz & S. Kwan (Eds.), The Politics of Women’s Bodies, 4th ed. (357-372). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Journal article: Being Undocumented & Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) (academic publication), Women’s Health and Urban Life, 11(1), 15-34.