Faye Rapoport DesPres



  • A panel of independent readers and publishing professionals chose “Who Let the Cats Out” as the third place winner out of 200 entries in the 2013 Mystery Times Ten short story contest sponsored by independent press Buddhapuss Ink.
  • Connotation Press chose “No One Watches the Old Lady Dance” as one of the best creative nonfiction pieces of the year and included it in their August 2012 Retrospective Issue
  • Prime Number Magazine chose “Into the Vacuum” as an Editor’s Choice pick for the journal’s 2012 annual print edition.
  • Writer Advice, Honorable Mention, Fourth Annual Flash Prose Contest
  • Colorado Press Association: Third Place, Weeklies, Sports Column Writing
  • Colorado Press Association: First Place, Weeklies, Special Sections

Creative Nonfiction Publications

  • “Fireworks,” Superstition Review Blog, Read Here >>
  • “Walden Revisited,” Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Read Here >>
  • “Survivors,” TOSKA Magazine, Read Here >>
  • “Morning and Night,” Sugar Mule’s Women Writing Nature Issue, Read Here >>
  • “Up to Nothing,” Hamilton Stone Review, Read Here >>
  • “No One Watches the Old Lady Dance,” Connotation Press: An Online Artifact, Read Here >>
  • “Waiting for the Hurricane,” Platte Valley Review, Read Here >>
  • “Tulips,” Superstition Review, Read Here >>
  • “The Deer,” Eleven Eleven, Read Here >>
  • “Into the Vacuum,” Prime Number Magazine, Read Here >>
  • “The Bird’s Nest,” Damselfly Press, Read Here >>
  • “Forty-Six,” Ascent, Read Here >>
  • “An Interview with Michael Steinberg, author, essayist and founding editor of Fourth Genre,“ Writer’s Chronicle
  • “The Diversion,” Writer Advice
  • “Finding a Path Through Grief,” InterfaithFamily.com
  • “The Balance Beam,” International Gymnast Magazine
  • “Our First Seder,” InterfaithFamily.com
  • “When Life Gets in the Way of Planning a Wedding,” InterfaithFamily.com
  • “This Land is My Land, but Maybe Not Your Land,” InterfaithFamily.com

Fiction and Poetry Publications

  • “Who Let the Cats Out,” short story, Mystery Times Ten 2013 anthology
  • “Jude,” short fiction, The Whistling Fire
  • “The Last Time My Father Screamed,” poem, Second Generation Journal
  • “You are so self centered you think only of yourself,” poem, In the Arts
  • “Ode to My Car,” poem, Void Magazine, Read Here >>
  • “B.B.,” short story, Void Magazine


  • The New York Times
  • The Intermountain Jewish News
  • Trail and Timberline
  • Animal Life
  • The Jewish Chronicle
  • The Rockland Review
  • The Chatham Courier