Books and Publication


My first chapbook of poems The Persistence of a Bathing Suit is due out in May can be preordered at Finishing Line Press.

Other Publications


“Free” Paterson Literary Review

“A Day at the Chemo Spa” Bigger Than They Appear: An Anthology of Very Short Poems

“Salamanders and Sewing Pins” and “Photo on a Cellar Wall” Writers Reading at Sweetwaters Anthology

“Mother Tongue,” “Photo on a Cellar Wall,” and “Two Dimensions” Sweet Lemons 2: International Writings With a Sicilian Accent

“Funny Face” and “Limbs Cast in Gold” Mamazine

“Sundays” Public-Republic

“The Art of Capturing A Waterfall on Film” The Driftwood

“First Light” and another poem in Hip Mama Magazine as Cristina Trapani Peck



“Gaudi’s Eyes” Bear River Review


“The Persistence of a Bathing Suit” chapbook manuscript, semi-finalist Finishing Line Press New Women’s Voice Competition

“Keeping Up Appearances” poem, Ketuckiana Metroversity Award, second place

“Survival” Short Story, honorable mention Metro Detroit Writers Competition

“Burnt by the Sun” Chelsea Poetry Competition, first place