​​​ Tarn Wilson


​​​​Selected Publications


BOOKS:


The Slow FarmOvenbird Books: Judith Kitchen Select, 2014.  


ESSAYS:


"Police Rules."J Journal: New Writing on Justice. Spring, 2016.


"Disaster Man." Red Wheelbarrow: National Edition. Vol. 16, Winter 2015.  


"Why We Don't Have Children." River Teeth. Spring 2015. 


​"In Praise of Old Laundromats." Defunct. Oct. 2013.


My Perfect Little Life.” Drafthorse. Winter 2013.  


“A Narrative Break: On Reading After Crisis.” RuminateIssue 25, Oct. 2012.  


In Praise of Inadequate Gifts.” Harvard Divinity Bulletin. Summer/Autumn 2012.  


My Czechoslovakian Plastic Surgeon.” Airplane Reading. June 2012. (Reprinted in the anthology Airplane Reading, Zero Books, 2016.)


"The Space Between Contradictions: An Examination of Meaning and Knowledge in Creative

Nonfiction." Life Writing. May 2012.  


Faithful Over a Few Things.” The Sun. May 2012.


Loveland.” Gulf Stream. Dec. 2011. 


The History of My Teeth.” Inertia. Oct. 2011.  


“Dear Owl.”  What’s Nature Got to Do with Me?  Schnoeker-Shorb, Yvette and Terril Shorb, eds. Prescott, AZ: Native West Press, 2011. 


HYBRID:


"My Father Refuses." South Loop ReviewVol. 15.


BOOK REVIEWS:


"How to Write a Collage Style Memoir," Los Angeles Review of Books, Aug. 1, 2016.


"Faith, Fear, and Fractals." River Teeth. April 8, 2016. 


WRITING ABOUT WRITING: 


One section of the collaborative essay "Finding Truth in Technology," envisioned and edited by Sejal H. Patel. Creative Nonfiction. Winter 2016. 


"Finding Form." Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies. Fall 2015 (Special Conference Issue).


"Self-Doubt: The Worst Distraction for Writers." Talking Writing. Nov. 2013.


On Spinning and Writing: In Defense of MFA Programs.” Brevity blog. May 13, 2013.


Go Ahead: Write About Your Parents, Again.” Brevity. April 10, 2012. (To be reprinted in the Prentice Hall Reader 12, late 2016)


How to Parent Your Book: Six Rules for Writers.” WritersWrite.com. June 2004. 


PROFILES:  


"Practical Tips for a Magical Life: An Interview with Magician Michael Stroud."  Tiferet.  May 2013.

  

GUEST BLOGS:


"The Divine Hug: Beyond Faith or Reason." Patheos. Public Forum. July 2016. 


The Best Gift My Mom Gave Me.” Random Acts of Momness. Ginny Moyer's blog. Oct. 2011. 


POEMS:


“The Brick Birds.” The Poets Guide to the Birds. Kitchen, Judith and Ted Kooser, eds. Tallahassee, FL: Anhinga Press, 2009. 


RADIO ESSAYS AND PODCASTS:


Lost Chorus.” KQED Perspective Series. Feb. 16, 2007.  

 

The School House.” A River and Sound Review. Sept 14, 2007. 


Let's Party.” KQED Perspective Series. Oct. 21, 2004.        


ON THE WEBSITE  WritingItReal.com:


“Writing Wisdom Gained from an Olympic Ski Coach.” June 19, 2008.


"Journaling Workshop for Parents." June 12, 2008.


"An Interview with Jay Bates, host of A River and Sound Review." May 1, 2008.


"Keeping a Travel Journal You Love." Jan. 10, 2008.