"Rothko's Body and Other Musings: A 'Conversation' between Hal Jaffe and Stacey Johnson" in Fiction International Issue 52 "Body" *
"In the Valley" in Outlook Springs, fall 2019
"Twilight at Blue Plate" in Oyster River Pages, August 2019 *
"Invocation, In Exile" in Prometheus Dreaming, June 2019
"Butterfly Nebula" in Pacific Review: A West Coast Arts Review Annual, Spring 2019
"Requiem" in San Diego Poetry Annual, Spring 2019
"Shelter" in Roadrunner Review, Spring 2019
"Shelter Lullaby" in High Shelf
"Between the Living and the Dead: A Chernobyl Monologue" in R.kv.r.y. Literary Quarterly
"Begin With a Question" in A Year in Ink, Vol. 7, published by San Diego Writers, Ink.
"Son of Man" in The Adirondack Review. Winner of the 2012 Fulton Prize for Fiction.
Here are some oldies from Dreams Like This, a blog I used to keep.
Notes while Reading
Reviews of unusual and interesting books, as well as the occasional public meditation, on Reads Like This. Below are some highlights:
Sontag on the Tyranny of Images
In Times of Trouble, Words of Wisdom
Exploring Patagonia With Bruce Chatwin
In Times that Call for Satire, Paul Beatty Delivers
Questioning Infinity and Examining Spots in the Universe
Fr. Greg Boyle on Returning Ourselves to One Another
On Dreams, Connections, and Gardening in A Drought
Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles and the Brilliance of Defying Classification
Because the Gift of the Year is Always its Harvest