Writer; educator.  Born 1953.  Children–one.  Education–University of South Alabama.  English and literature teacher and guidance counselor with the Fairhope, Alabama public schools.  Began writing as a college undergraduate;  left writing for several years to work as a teacher but returned to it twenty-five years later.  Published short stories in Penthouse, New Writers, Eastern Shore Quarterly, and Southern Bard.  Winner of the first prize in the National Endowment for the Arts international writing contest, 1977; Hackney Literary Award for short fiction; first place, Penthouse magazine international short story contest.


Biographical sketch in Don Noble, ed., Climbing Mt. Cheaha; Emerging Alabama Writers. Livingston Press, 2004.

Contemporary Authors online.


All the Way to Memphis and Other Stories.  Little Rock:  River’s Edge Media, 2014.

In a Temple of Trees.  San Francisco; MacAdam/Cage Publishing Co. , 2003.

In the Dark of the Moon.  MacAdam/Cage, 2005.

Opposable Thumbs.  Livingston Press at the University of West Alabama, 2001.


Christmas Stories from the South’s Best Writers.  Gretna:  Pelican Publishing Co., 2008.

William Gay and Suzanne Kingsbury, The Alumni Grille, MacAdam/Cage, 2004.

Stories from the Blue Moon Cafe’, vols. I, II, and III.  MacAdam/Cage, 2002-05.