2019

Jodi was one of three finalists for the 2019 Maine Literary Awards in the Short Works, Fiction category for her submission, "Leaving the Land," a short story written during her time in residency at the Fiore Art Center last summer and inspired by a dance in the trees she witness at stillness 18, a performance arts celebration of the land. 
Jodi's story, "Rest Stop," was selected for the anthology North by Northeast: New Short Fiction by Writers from Maine and New England published in June by Littoral Press.
Jodi's essay about how making art served as a catalyst for writing fiction is up at Read Her Like An Open Book.
 
Jodi was recently named the 2019 Monson Arts: MWPA Fellow and will be spending a month in the fall in residency working on a new book.

2018

Jodi was the Maine Writer in Residence at the Joseph A. Fiore Art Center selected by a jury through the Maine Farmland Trust. She spent five weeks working on her novel-in-progress, Daughters of Salt River , and writing essays about her time spent there. 

"Rain Begins the Day" a lyric essay, published by Maine Farmland Trust

"Deep End" (short story)  Prime Number Magazine, Issue 131. 

2017

They Could Live With Themselves  won a 2017 Silver Medal at the IPPY Awards and was a finalist for the 2017 Maine Book Awards. 

 
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2016

Book review, "The Mother-Daughter Narratives" of Maine author, Elizabeth Strout, at Literary Mama.
 
They Could Live With Themselves (Press 53, May 2016) is published by Press 53 in May 2016!
Click here for interview and reviews.
 

2015

 

They Could Live With Themselves, a linked story collection set in the fictional town of  Stark Run, Vermont is runner up for the 2015 Press 53 Award for Short Fiction. 
 
A heartfelt thanks goes out to editor and publisher, Kevin Morgan Watson, as well as, all of the editors who encouraged my work to date. 
 
Short Story American Volume IV Anthology is available for purchase at Short Story America and features “Deep End” as the opening piece. “Deep End” won the Short Story American Prize for Short Fiction in 2013. 
 
“The Air of Joy” (short story) at Connotation Press Thank you, editors Karen Stefano and  Ken Robidoux.
 

2014

 

“Blue Moon” (short story) at Contrary Magazine
 Thank you, editors Jeff McMahon and Frances Badgett.
 
“After Europe” (short story) at Literary Mama 
Thank you, editors Suzanne Kamata and Kristina Riggle.
 
“Attachments” (short story) at r.cv.r.y. Quarterly Literary Journal, and an interview with Mary Stein, as well...here.
Thank you, editors Mary Akers and T.L. Sherwood. Thank you, Mary Stein.

 

 

2013

 

Interview at Carve Magazine
 
“From Inside” (flash fiction) at Green Mountains Review  
Thank you, editor Jacob White.
 
“Deep End” won first place in The Short Story America Prize for Short Fiction (2013)and was published in Short Story America Anthology Volume IV.  
Thank you, editor Tim (TD) Johnston.
 
“An Affair” (prose poem) at Shadowbox (click on on the far right bottle)
Thank you, editor Harrison Candelaria Fletcher.
 
“Molly Sings the Blues” (short story) in Whitefish Review, Lucky #13
 Thank you, editor Brian Schott, and guest editor Pam Houston.
 
“Rose, 1937” (flash fiction from my novel in shorts) at Atticus Review
Thank you, editor Joseph Gross.
 
“Alchemy” (flash fiction) at Monkeybicycle.
Thank you, editor Steven Seighman.
 
“Bone China” (flash fiction) at Spartan.
Thank you, editor Ross McMeekin.
 

 

2012

 

“The Third Element” won 2nd place in the 2012 Raymond Carver Short Story Contest. It may be read on-line or in print at Carve Magazine.
Thank you, editor Matthew Limpede.
 
“Accommodations” (short story) appears in the print journal upstreet: number eight.
Thank you, editor Vivian Dorsel and Joyce A. Griffin.
 
“Between the Words” (essay on living and writing on a dirt road in Vermont) at Hunger Mountain. Sorry, but the link to this piece is no longer available. “Between the Words” was reprinted at The Commons, the finest weekly out of Brattleboro, Vermont.
 
“Oatmeal for Dinner” at Bite My Manifesto
 
 
 

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