Publications

D. Liebhart’s work has appeared in The Baltimore Review, The Wascana Review, The Griffin, Fence, and Oracle.

Her creative non-fiction piece, Thalassophobia, won the Linda Julian Creative Nonfiction prize from Emrys Journal in 2021. House on Fire was long-listed for the Petrichor Prize in 2022.

D. Liebhart

Frontline

Non-fiction
My mother didn’t die of COVID, but COVID killed her. The stroke killed her, too. World War II killed her. My dad’s dementia killed her. The dogs killed her. Technically,…
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Ask Me No Questions

Fiction
The woman at table 5 wants to know if I have children. She thinks she is being friendly with her waitresses-are-people-too tone. Maybe hopes her question will bring up some…
Published in the Wascana Review, 2003
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Jeff in a Handbasket

Head in a Handbasket

Fiction
The police came by yesterday. They found my husband’s head in the park. The only thing left of him is his head. Don’t worry. He’s not dead. I didn’t kill…
Published in The Griffin, 2004
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Hands of elderly couple, holding hands of seniors together close-up, concept of relationships, marriage and old people, friendship and love of man and woman

Reunion

Fiction
Lee Hwan Jae peered at himself in the dingy hotel room mirror and with his fingers swept the few remaining strands of hair from one side of his head to…
Published in The Baltimore Review, Winter/Spring 2004
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Wooden boat cruise in backwaters jungle in Kochin, Kerala, India

Thalassophobia

Non-fiction
They are laughing at you. Four grown men: Prim, the guide. Paul, the Canadian. Mark, your husband. And the boatman, whose name you will never know. They laugh like tough…

Winner of Linda Julian Creative NonFiction Award

Originally published in Emrys Journal, Volume 38 in 2021

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