Release Date: September 5, 2017
My short story "Moving the Body" appears in WELCOME HOME: An Anthology on Love and Adoption.
WELCOME HOME is an anthology that explores the emotional complexities of adoption, featuring new, multi-genre short stories from an array of authors.
The collection is curated by Eric Smith, and features authors Adi Alsaid, Caela Carter, Courtney C. Stevens, C.J. Redwine, Dave Connis, Erica M. Chapman, Helene Dunbar, Jenny Kaczorowski, Julie Eshbaugh, Julie Leung, Karen Akins, Kate Watson, Libby Cudmore, Lauren Gibaldi, Lauren Morrill, Matthew Quinn Martin, Mindy McGinnis, Natasha Sinel, Sangu Mandanna, Sammy Nickalls, Shannon Gibney, Shannon M. Parker, Stephanie Scott, Randy Ribay, Nic Stone, Tameka Mullins, Tristina Wright, and William Ritter.
"The best [stories in this anthology], reflect the bittersweet truths that adoptive families differ profoundly from biological ones and that coming to terms with these differences is a lifelong process." --Kirkus Reviews
"Authors across a variety of genres share stories that range from the fantastical to gritty, but all will touch readers hearts (and cause a few to shed some tears)." --School Library Journal
"This volume earns a place in every YA library and it is up to YA librarians to put it into the hands of teens who need it most." --VOYA