Egg Heaven: Stories
Lyrical tales of diner waitresses and their customers, living the un-glamorous life in Southern California.
Her Own Vietnam
Decades after serving as a U.S. Army nurse in Vietnam, a woman confronts buried wartime memories and unresolved family issues. Silver Award, INDIEFAB Book of the Year, War & Military Fiction.
A young Cuban-American artist distills her grief, rage, and love onto the canvas. An NPR Best Book of 2015. First Prize, 2016 International Latino Book Awards.
The Female Complaint: Tales of Unruly Women
Short story anthology featuring nonconformists, troublemakers, and other indomitable women. Edited by Rosalie Morales Kearns. Finalist, INDIEFAB Book of the Year.
Not a Self-Help Book: The Misadventures of Marty Wu
Marty Wu, compulsive reader of advice manuals, ricochets between a stressful job in New York and the warmth of extended family in Taiwan.
All the Spectral Fractures
New and collected poems by the microbiologist/naturalist/poet. Forthcoming, November 2017.
The House of Erzulie
Novel of obsessions, racial guilt, and family secrets on an 1850s Louisiana plantation. Forthcoming, February 2018.