Essay in,  The Anatomy of Silence Anthology, Red Press, 2018

The Surprise that Surprises No One, WordPeace, Summer/Fall 2018

The Writer as Eulogist, Brevity, July 18, 2018

Two essays in the book entitled We Rise to Resist:  Voices from a New Era in Women’s Political Action, Dail and Wells Editors (McFarland 2018) . Winner of Two International Book Awards for Anthology and Social Change Categories. Finalist for Women’s Issues. Received a starred review from Booklist.

The Boy in the Wallet, Issue 25, Gertrude Magazine, January 2018

Babelogue, Burningword Literary Journal, January, 2018, Nominated for Best of the Net Anthology 2018 and A Pushcart Prize

Should A Physician Comply with A Parent’s Demands for a Forensic Exam on a Sixteen-Year-Old Trauma Patient?  The American Medical Association Journal of Ethics, January 2018

A Word With You, The Rumpus, December 12, 2017

Eventually You tell Your Kids,  Oct 2017, Left Hooks Lit Journal, Nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

Why Donald Trumps Words Matter, October 11, 2016, New York Times


Awards – Honors

Fellow – The MacDowell Colony, Fall-Winter 2018

Fellow – Ragdale Artist Colony, Ragdale Foundation – 2018

Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Award for Nonfiction – 2017

Grub Street Memoir Incubator, Boston, MA 2016-17


WCVB Channel 5 Boston Investigates New Rape Kit Law, May 2018

30 Years After Assault, Michelle Bowdler Discovered her Rapists’ DNA was Never Tested. MassLive, July 2017.

After Night of Terror and Years of Anguish, She Finds Meaning. Sunday Boston Globe Metro Front Page.  Yvonne Abraham, March 2015