Publications, Awards, & Presentations

As of May 2009, new publication credits and awards will be listed on my personal web site instead of the blog. 

Also on Facebook and Twitter (I tweet writing and activism)

Publications

The Externalist: A Journal of Perspectives (Editor)
Poem: “The Clock”, Night Roses Issue #17 (as Larina Baumgartner)
Technical Report: Malheur Community Comprehensive Plan 2002
Review: Review of D.A. Feinfeld’s Rodin’s Eyes, Rattle E-Reviews
Poem: “A Note from the Narrator,” The Guardian Workshop March 2007
Philadelphia Inquirer Interview, June 2007
Poem: “Dancin’ with Anna Mae,” The Guardian Poetry Workshop May 2007
Poem: “Long Drive to Portland,” Autumn Sky Poetry
Nonfiction: “A Little Bit of Wild,” Spirit of Corvallis Legacy Book
Poem: “Winter Nesting,” The Guardian Poetry Workshop January 2008
Short Story: “Empty,” Space and Time Magazine Issue #104, Summer 2008
Poems to appear as part of The Other Voices International Project
Poem: “Seeking Wisdom, We Sink Between Dreams,” Eight Octaves Review
Poem: “Darwinian Sky,” The Oregonian May 17, 2009
Nonfiction: “You Are Here: Activism from the Edge of the World” anthology of PRESS: a cross-cultural literary conference
Poem: “Route 7,” Hanging Moss Journal October 2008
Poems: “Pine Ridge Indian Reservation” and “Mother Tree,” Thresholds (Fall/Winter 2008)
Poem: “Moral Imperative,”  Pemmican, February 2009
Nonfiction: “A Little Perspective,” inaugural issue of TOUCH: The Journal of Healing

    Presentations and Events

“You Are Here: Activism from the Edge of the World,” PRESS a cross-cultural literary conference
“Working with Parents of Children with Disabilities,”  Treasure Valley Community College, Early Childhood class
“Organizing Your Child’s Medical History,” Caregiver Support Group
“People First Language in the Workplace”
“I Am Not Broken,” Graduation speech Idaho Partners in Policymaking 2003
Milestones,” Testimonial speech Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services

    Awards

Literary:
“I See God Standing in Stout Grove,” Second Place Interboard Poetry Competition August 2007
“Sunflowers,” Eighth Place, Writer’s Digest Poetry Competition 2009 

School Years:
First place school and regional speech competition, 9th grade.
First place school level Voice of Democracy essay competition, 10th grade.
First place school and honorable mention in regional level Voice of Democracy essay competition, 11th grade.
National Honor’s Society
Honorable mention state speech competition: impromptu.

Post-Secondary:
2007 Newcomer Scholar – CASE District VIII
Member Phi Eta Sigma
Member PINNACLE Honor’s Society
Dean’s List

        Memberships

Academy of American Poets,( Also Site Admin)
Writers on the River, Chair
CASE District VIII
Willamette Valley Writers

Mid-Valley Development Professionals
Willamette Valley Development Officers

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