From On Vanishing (forthcoming with Catapult Books):

“When I Have Dementia,” Kenyon Review Online

“On Vanishing,” Catapult

“The Golden Hour,” North American Review (print only)

“A Great Many Seemings Here,” Winner of The 2017 Orison Anthology Prize in Nonfiction (forthcoming)

Published Articles:

“The Color of My Character,” CounterPunch

“Writing as Momentary Witness,” North American Review Blog

“Daring to Reach Out,” Equity for Women in the Church

“Confronting Dementism,” ChangingAging

“What Lack of Sleep Does to Your Spirit,” The Huffington Post

“Pat Robertson, Alzheimer’s and Confronting Absence,” The Huffington Post

“The Elimination of Busy: The Spiritual Discipline of Being Present,” The Huffington Post 

“Celebrating All Humanity: Confronting Ageism in Society and in the Church,” The Huffington Post

“Aging with Courage: The Beginning of a Living Faith,” The Huffington Post

“The Spiritual Implications of Dementia,” The Huffington Post

“Feminism, Faith’s Tremendous Ally,” So to Speak

Published Creative Nonfiction Essays:

“The Shut Door,” in Woven Tale Press

“The Meaning of Sovereignty,” Jelly Bucket, Runner-up for the Editor’s Prize

 “Visions Ablaze” in New Delta Review, Winner of the NDR 2013 Nonfiction Award

Dementia, Word, This” in Tiferet Journal

“Family Fest,” in CALYX, A Journal of Art and Literature by Women

“Gateway Drug,” in Freerange Nonfiction’s Freshly Hatched

“The Party Room” in shady side review

“The Heights” in Big Muddy: A Journal of the Mississippi River Valley


“Between the Lines: Lynn Casteel Harper.” Interview by Diane Simpson. CALYX Blog

Publications in Print Only:

“Playing The Numbers” So to Speak, Spring 2013, 2nd runner up in Nonfiction Contest.

“Confront Victimizers, Comfort Victims: Jesus’ Response to Abuse.” Journal of Religion and Abuse 8, no. 4 (2008): 43-50. Finalist in 4th National Sermon Contest sponsored by FaithTrust Institute