Ronda Lawson

 

Ronda Lawson

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS:

“Kitchen Odysseys”
Finishing Line Press
Publication Date: 2005
"Watching Ants"
Finishing Line Press
Publication Date:  2009

POETRY:

Surprising Stories

2008

Poem:  "Nightmare"

Red Owl
2006
Poems: "Fin"
"Pocket Gopher"

Hidden Oak
2004
Poems: “Borrowed”
“Feign”

Mobius
2004
Poems: “Social Occasions”
“Wind”

Byline Magazine
2004
Poem: “Art and Craft”

Byline Magazine
1994
Poem: “Poetic Justice”

The Villager
1993
Poem: “Family Tree”

Lines and Rhymes
1993
Poems: “The Many”
“Night Prayer”
“Flower Garden”
“Only Skin Deep”

Thirteen Magazine
1993
Poem: ”El Sol No Brilla”
(including English Translation)

Tiger Moon Press
1993
Poem: “The Answer”

Pleiades Magazine
1993
Poems: “Free to Fly”
“Changes”

Nomad’s Choir
1993
Poem: “Pageant”

Tucumcari Literary Review
1993
Poem: “Visions of Spring”

Words of Wisdom
1993
Poem: “On Social Occasions”

Pablo Lennis
1993
Poems: “Nightmare”
“Conquest”

The Saturday Evening Post
1992
Poems: “On Anger”
“On Marriage”

The Beer and Pub Poetry Anthology
The Green Glass Trading Company
1992
Poem: “A Toast”

The Advocate
1992
Poems: “Chameleon”
“The Flame of Friendship”
“One Evening”

Fighting Woman News
1992
Poem: “Tae Guk #4”

Poetalk
1992
Poems: “Heartsong”
“The Eyes of Me”

Earthwise: A Journal of Poetry
1983
Poem: “The Value of Poems”

Earthwise Literary Calendar
1983
Poem: “On Seeing and Sharing”

FICTION - SHORT STORIES:

“The Oddest Couple”
Eldritch Tales, 1993

COLUMNS:

"The Corner Table" - Restaurant Critic's Column
The Newsletter of The Eastern Alameda County Bar Association
2003 – 2004

"The Center Line"
The Valley Pioneer Newspaper
1977 – 1979

NON-FICTION:

“The Etiquette of Grief”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
October, 2004

“Every Minute Counts”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
June/July, 2004

“Cartoonist Stu Reese: The Lighter Side of Law”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
February, 2004

“No, Really, I Dropped My Ticket”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
January, 2004

“Employee Retention in a Tough Economy”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
January, 2004

“Lawyers Likely Exempted from Privacy Reporting”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
November, 2003

“Microsoft Phases Out Old Software”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
November, 2003

“Final Call for National Do Not Call Registry?”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
October, 2003

“Is Your Paralegal Legal?”
Eastern Alameda County Bar Association Newsletter
September, 2003

“Office Safety”
Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster, 1993

“Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury”
Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster, 1993

“Uh Oh, Oh No, and Oops”
Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster, 1992

“Tooting Your Own Horn”
Prentice Hall/Simon & Schuster, 1992

CONTESTS AND AWARDS:

74th Annual Writers Digest Writing Competition
Non-Rhyming Poetry Category
Honorable Mention
Poem: "Koi Pond"

74th Annual Writers Digest Writing Competition
Rhyming Poetry Category
Honorable Mention
Poem: "Elegy"

San Mateo County Fair
2004
Second Place/Silver Award
Poem: “Before the Now”

San Mateo County Fair
2004
Third Place/Bronze Award, Poetry
Poem: “Dead End”

Pleasanton Poetry and Art Festival
2004
Honorable Mention, Poetry
Poem: “Genesis”

The Alameda County Fair
1995
Fine Arts/Poetry
Gold Award
Poem: “Looking Back on the Future”

The Alameda County Fair
1994
Fine Arts/Poetry
Silver Award
Poem: “The Pinnacle”

The Alameda County Fair
1994
Fine Arts/Poetry
Silver Award
Poem: “Prelude to the Past”

The Contra Costa Times
1978
Poetry Contest
Second Prize
Poem: “all these things”