Welcome to my writing portfolio. You can check out a sampling of genres and an ever-changing list of events, publications, and class offerings.

I’m a Chicago-based writer, teacher, and arts administrator who knows that one of the best things about being in Chicago is its literary/artistic community. I’m thrilled to be part of that in many ways and to have had the opportunity to help shape it as program manager of the University of Chicago Writer’s Studio. I write honest, raw pieces, fiction and nonfiction, that ultimately celebrate life, freedom, connection, and the power of yearning.

Newcity Lit 50
Winner – David Friedman Memorial Award for “Then There Were Three” in Hair Trigger 33.
Finalist – Glimmer Train‘s Short-Story Award for New Writers for “Clouds in the Street.”       
Publications include The Sun, Three Hawks Review, Contrary Magazine, Bleed, Hair Trigger 31 and 33Traverse: Northern Michigan’s Magazine, Explorechicago.org, and more.