Raven Arts Press published her ﬁrst collection, Penn, in 1986. Since then she has published Home Movie Nights (poems, 1989), The Swimmer in the Deep Blue Dream (stories, 1992), Facts about Water (new and selected poems, 1994) and Shadowing Hannah (a novel, 1999). The Gallery Press has published her recent poetry collections, Strawberry Thief (2005), The View from Here (2010) and What Just Happened (2015).
She lives in a rural community just north of San Francisco with her husband and daughter.
Like Louise Glück’s The House on the Marshland and Medbh McGuckian’s earlier work, these poems choose to ‘hunker down near the rim of the world’ for their images, where they lucidly criss-cross boundaries between the speaker’s emotions and the landscape without succumbing to pathetic fallacy or becoming tritely confessional . . .
Selina Guinness — The Irish Times