Other Works


Letters Between Us. Texas: Plain View Press (2008). A first (epistolary) novel about a troubled writer's search to understand a friend's mysterious death at a mental institution leading to her own self-discovery and transformation. Finalist National Best Books 2008 Awards: Fiction & Lit: Chick Lit/Women's Lit category sponsored by USA Book News. Selected as a Finalist Novella & Finalist Best Book Cover Design Fiction categories of 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards.

Creative Nonfiction:

"Goodbye Rita Hayworth, Hello Margarita Cansino."Reflect, Inform, Persuade: College Writing in the 21st Century. Ed. Elizabeth Rodriguez Kessler. New York: Longman (2009).

"Adiós Rita Hayworth, Hello Margarita Cansino." Honorable Mention Award in New Millenium Writings 26 Summer 2008 competition. Selected from about 1,400 submissions in four categories.

"Family Pictures Shape Memory." Chican@s in the Conversations. Eds. Elizabeth Rodriguez Kessler and Anne Perrin. New York: Longman (2007).

"Conversations with Memory." Talking River. 19 (2005) 



"Mestiza consciousness of La Frontera/Borderlands in Sandra Cisneros and Helena María Viramontes." The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the the American West . Ed. Steven Frye. New York: Cambridge Univ Press (2016). 170-183.

"Adiós Margarita Cansino, Hello Rita Hayworth." Starbodies and the Erotics of Suffering. Eds. Rebecca Bell-Metereau and Colleen Glenn. Detroit: Wayne State Press (2015). 149-166.

"Linda Rader Overman achieves her PhD from ‘merry ole England."Connect: University of Cumbria. (Spring 2015): 12-13.

"Ekphrastic Narrative:a genre focalizing image and text." International Journal of Arts & Sciences.  ISSN: 1944-6934 :: Volume 05 :: Number 06 (2012) Copyright © 2012 by UniversityPublications.net

"War Remembrances with Layers of Time." The Norton Mix: A new customizable print reader database.W. W. Norton & Co. Spring 2010.

"If It's Written In First Person, It Must Be True ." Isnarearticles.com. Spring 2009.

"Haunted by Her Photograph." Ezinearticles.com. April, 2009.

"The Fog of Alzheimer's as Character ." Isnarearticles.com. Spring 2009.

"Writing My Way Back Into Childhood ." Articlesbase.com. 8 Nov 2008.

"The Disappearing Act of Writing a Letter ." Articlesbase.com. 20 Oct 2008.

"Project Chiapas." Hands across Borders: A Multicultural Reader. Ed. Elizabeth Rodriguez Kessler. New York: Longman. 2002.

"Weaving a Cuento in Travel and Journal Writing in Chiapas." Pacific Coast Philology. (2001)

"Telling un Cuento in Travel and Journal Writing-Project Chiapas." Willa: Journal of the Women in Literature and Life Assembly of the National Council of Teachers of English 7 (1998)

Short stories:

"Chinese Goddess of Mercy." ESC! 3.1:(Summer/Fall 1994)

"Golden Boy." onTarget  (Summer 1994).

"Women of Courage." Voices 3 (1992):


"A Garden of Bars." Spillway. (Fall 1993).

"I don't want to go on living." onthebus 8 & 9 (1991).