More Writing

Strangely Wonderful, Under the Sun,  May 2023.

"Radiant Fog," Poets & Writers Magazine, May/June 2023.

Best of the Net 2023 Nominee for "Seeking a New Land"

Awake to this World, Barstow and Grand, Issue 6, Fall 2022.

Rebirth MarksBrain & Life Magazine, June/July 2022.

Seeking a New Land, Split Rock Review, spring 2022.

All I Can Tell You, Baltimore Review, Summer 2020.

First Page, Blue-Collar Daughter, The Wonderful Thing About Line Edits, Peter Selgin’s First Page Critiques, December 18, 2019.

“On Thinking Like a Mountain” published as Teaching in the Time of Tr**p Essay Daily, November 2019.

Truly Blessed by Carrie Hokanson with Kathleen Melin, private publication, May 2017.

By Heart: A mother’s story of children and learning at home, audiobook, narrated by the author, ACX publication, September 2015.

“Global Somatics™ Process: A Contemporary Shamanic Approach,” Suzanne River interviewed by Kathleen Melin, Dance, Somatics and Spiritualities: Contemporary Sacred Narratives, Ed. Amanda Williamson and Glenna Batson, Sarah Whatley, Rebecca Weber, Intellect Books Ltd., Bristol, United Kingdom, and Wilmington, NC, May 2014.

“On Reading,” Otherways Magazine, Sydney, Australia, Aug.-Oct. 2010.

“On what I wish I’d done differently,” Va Homeschoolers Voice, Vol. 13, Charlottesville, VA, March-April 2009.

“A Letter to the Virginia Homeschoolers,” Va Homeschoolers Voice, Vol. 13, Charlottesville, VA, March April 2009.

By Heart: A Mother’s Story of Children and Learning at Home, Duluth, MN, Clover Valley Press, October 2008.

“Riding Lessons,” Dust and Fire, Vol. XXII, Bemidji State University, Bemidji, MN, March 2008.

Cosmo DooGood’s Urban Almanac 2006. Minneapolis, MN, Eric Utne, 2005.

Cosmo DooGood’s Urban Almanac 2005. Minneapolis, MN, Eric Utne, 2004.

“Blue Lupine,” A Woman’s Place, Minneapolis, MN, winter 1995.

“Daddy’s Lunch Box,” Feminist Mothering, Crossing Press, 1994.

Journalism in the Twin Cities Reader, Minneapolis-St. Paul Magazine, Corporate Report, Midwest Aviation, Where Magazine, Eugene Magazine, and the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

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