author of seven contemporary and historical novels, including THE RAVEN'S BRIDE, BLACK RIVER, and WATERWOMAN. forthcoming: dead light: A western fairy tale.
fiction editor of Northampton House Press.
EDITOR AND 'book doctor' for various OTHER projects, fiction and nonfiction.
TEACHES on the faculty of an MFA program in PA , at several writing retreats. Also Established a 20-year -old writing workshop in Virginia, and reads at many venues.
books for younger readers include T. REX AT SWAN LAKE and THE TREASURE OF SAVAGE ISLAND. forthcoming: still life, with dragons.