-May: “The Pittie and the City” (essay) published in Alden Street Review.
-April 26: Commemorating Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary of death, Babson Library, Springfield College.
-March 13: “Grand Jury” (short story). 7 Minutes: A Literary Arts Spotlight. Springfield City Library, Springfield, Massachusetts.
–fall: class on Language Judgments for students in the Learning in Later Life Program 2 sessions.
-fall: class on the medieval ballad A Gest of Robin Hood for students in the Learning in Later Life Program. 4 sessions.
-October 14: “The Pittie and the City” (essay). Springfield Stories: An Evening of Storytelling about Springfield. Bing Arts Center, Springfield, Massachusetts.
-July 27: “The Problem” (poem) published in First-Class Lit.
-May 1: “How” and “Ode to Across and Down” (poems). Alden Street Review reading, Springfield College.
-spring: class on Shakespeare’s Richard III for students in the Learning in Later Life Program. 4 sessions.
-April: “How” (poem) published in Alden Street Review.
-March 20: “Ode to Across and Down” (poem). Sigma Tau Delta Convention, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
-fall: class on the Anglo-Saxon poem Beowulf for students in the Learning in Later Life Program. 3 sessions.
-October 24: “One Phone Call” (short story). Greenfield Annual Word Festival Reading.
-September 24: “This Is Not an Elegy” (poem). Creative Writing Coffee House, Friends & Family Weekend, Springfield College.
-May 8-11: International Medieval Congress, Kalamazoo, Michigan.
-May 1: “December Gathering” and “Professor’s Life” (poems). Alden Street Review reading, Springfield College.
-April 24: Shakespeare’s 450th birthday celebration, Marsh Memorial Chapel, Springfield College
-April 16 and 18: students in British Literature 1 present selections from the medieval York Corpus Christi plays
-April 1: Springfield College faculty and staff participate with Becky in “Whan That Aprille Day,” a celebration of old languages and literatures, by reading works in Latin, Old English, Middle English, and Old French and by eating rune-decorated cupcakes
-April 15, April 22: class on the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight for students in the Learning in Later Life Program
-April 15: SC Faculty Author Reception, co-sponsored by Academic Affairs and Babson Library
-March: short story “Grand Jury” appears in The Massachusetts Review
-March: novella Rose appears in issue 9 of Storylandia
-February: short story “The Semnipotence” appears in the February issue of The Speculative Edge. Issues (both print and Kindle formats) are available from Amazon and CreateSpace.
-January 22: co-presenter on “Making Room and Time for a Creative Life,” Faculty Institute at Springfield College
-October 24: Springfield College faculty reading of creative writing
-September 21: fiction reading of short story “Retreat” at the Bing Arts Center
-awarded an artist fellowship by the Springfield Cultural Council (a local division of the Massachusetts Cultural Council)