Thank you, Inlandia: A Literary Journey, for nominating my poem "Lost Gloves" for a Pushcart Prize!

Field of Everlasting

(Main Street Rag, 2022)

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ISBN: 9781-59948-928-5

YouTube video of Kristine reading three poems from Field of Everlasting Click here to watch!

Other Publications

Creative Work

“Promises” (short story), 2024 Redwood Writers Anthology: Transitions

“Worn Thin” and “Matins” (poems), Poemeleon: A Journal of Poetry, 2024

Consider” (poem), Poetry Breakfast, August 1, 2024

“Falling: A (Sort of) Duplex” (poem), San Diego Poetry Annual 2023-24

“Weather” (poem), SALT, number 5, 2024

Listening to My Son, 13, Play the Piano (poem), Literary Mama, December 2023

“Beside a Lake in Northern Poland,” “Keys,” “Lost Gloves,” “P-22” (poems), Inlandia: A Literary Journey, fall 2023

Suburban Garden” (poem), Through Lines Magazine Belonging 01.5: The Zine, 2023

Villanelle for a Suburban Marriage” (poem), Marriage anthology, vol. 6 of the Lifespan series from Pure Slush publishers, 2022

Transition” (poem), American Writers Review, 2022

 “Planting” (poem), About Place Journal, spring 2022; reprinted in Science Write Now, spring 2024

“Queen Anne, on Richard III” (poem), The Copperfield Review, September 2019

“Amelia Earhart Standing on the Roof of the Mission Inn, Riverside, California, March 1, 1936” (poem), The Copperfield Review, June 2018

“Chinese Cloth” and  “Work” (poems), Soundings East, Fall 2012

“Appetite” (poem), Reed, 2012

“Negative Space” (poem), Blankets and Other Poems, a collection of local poets’ work to benefit Japan earthquake and tsunami victims, spring 2011

“Journey” (collaborative work of thirteen poets, edited by Richard Garcia), Poemeleon, winter/spring 2010

“Eve’s Version” (poem), Alehouse, 2010

“Skin” (poem), Southern Indiana Review, spring 2008

“Back Home, after a Funeral” (poem), Dirty Napkin, December 2007

“SUV” (poem), Crab Creek Review, fall/winter 2007

“Before Dawn, Tomales Bay” (poem),  poeticdiversity, April 2007

“On My Father’s Birthday” (poem), Fishtrap Anthology 2006: Becoming Native to Place; reprinted in Blankets and Other Poems, spring 2011

“Inheriting Home” (poem), Entelechy International, fall 2005; reprinted in Literary Review (California Writers Club), 2019

“Request” (poem), The Alembic, spring 2005; reprinted in MUSE, spring 2013

A Notion” (poem), MUSE, spring 1999

Lasting” (poem), MUSE, fall 1992

“A Love Song for Poetry” (poem), Inside English, December 1991

“Christmas 1986: After Reading Kierkegaard” (poem), Phase and Cycle, spring/summer 1991

“Adventure” (poem), Active Voices IV (Boynton/Cook Publishers), 1986


Articles and Reviews


Review of Power Point by Jane Muschenetz, Whale Road Review, spring 2025

Article about the literacy program OC Read, featuring volunteer tutors including me, as well as my learner: Turning the Page on Low Literacy Rates in Orange County,”  by Erika Taylor, Voice of OC, June 2, 2023 

“The Second Marshmallow: Delayed Gratification and the Life of a Writer-Teacher,” Blog of the Two-Year College Creative Writing Caucus of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP), November 2018

“Diggers in the Garden: The Habits of Mind of Creative Writers in Basic Writing Classrooms” (authored with four other two-year college writer-teachers), Teaching English in the Two-Year College, December 2014 

Review of three books by California poets (American Fractal by Timothy Green, Light Lowering in Diminished Sevenths by Judy Kronenfeld, and Mom’s Canoe by Rebecca Foust), in Alehouse, 2010

Review of Beg No Pardon by Lynne Thompson, Alehouse, 2009

Review of The First Noble Truth by Steve Kowit; in Alehouse, 2008

“Who We Are, What We Do,” review of The Poetry Home Repair Manual by Ted Kooser, in Dotlit: The Online Journal of Creative Writing, March 2006

“The End” (co-writer; freelance article about death row inmate Robert Alton Harris), West magazine of San Jose Mercury News, May 7, 1989; also ran on Associated Press news wire