Twelve Doors:  Prompts for Writers. July 2010.

Personal essays giving advice on love, life, and creativity.  Each essay ends in an invitation to write a short story, an essay, or a freewrite to the topic of the essay.  Designed to be used in writing workshops or as personal writing practice.


Editor, Shifting Gears:  Small, Startling Moments In and Out of the Classroom. Orlando, FL:  Red Pepper Press, March 2004

Essays exploring the ways a liberal arts education helped fourteen Rollins College graduates live more passionate and fulfilling lives.



Letters for the New Millennium:  Queries, Observations, and Meditations on a Teacher’s Life. Orlando, FL:  Red Pepper Press, November, 2000.

A collection of epistolary essays, one written every Sunday during 1999 in anticipation of the new millennium.


When the Teacher is Ready, Students Will Appear.  2006. Not yet published. A collection of autobiographical essays on teaching, writing, creativity, and spirituality.

Bush League Essays. December, 2002. A collection of humorous essays on small, quirky, and annoying aspects of daily life.