Resume

Novels

  • Beyond Everyday Secrets (Createspace, 2014).
  • Born from Ashes (Createspace, 2012). Translated into French.

Short  Stories

  • “Sign the Papers.” The Plentitudes Journal, Vision Issue. Spring. 2022.
  • “All-Time Low All-Stars.” The Pitkin Review, Spring. 2020.
  • “Under a San Francisco Sky.” Taj Mahal Review, 2006. Reprinted in SoMa Literary Review, 2007.
  • “One Chapter at a Time.” SoMa Literary Review, 2007.
  • “So, You Think You Can Dance?” SoMa Literary Review, 2007.
  • “Cradles Pond.” Readerjack, 2006.
  • “The Blank Page.” The Writing Life, 2001.
  • “Unfiltered” Millennium Shift Magazine, 2000.

Dramatic Works – 2016 – Present

  • Seattle Film Summit/Bigfoot Script Challenge. Feature Screenplay, Finalist, 2021.
  • Goddard College Take Ten! Play Festival. 10-Minute Play, 2020.
  • Filmmatic TV Awards Season 5. Television (One-Hour Pilot) Semifinalist, 2020.
  • ScreenCraft Stage Play Contest, Full-Length Play, Quarterfinalist, 2019.
  • 32 Stage 4th Annual TV Writing Contest. Television (One-Hour Pilot), Quarterfinalist, 2019.
  • Shore Scripts Contest. Feature Screenplay, Quarterfinalist, 2019.
  • Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Screenplay Competition. Feature Screenplay, Quarterfinalist, 2018.
  • Seattle Film Summit/Bigfoot Script Challenge. Feature Screenplay, Finalist, 2018.
  • ScreenCraft Action & Adventure Screenplay Competition. Feature Screenplay, Quarterfinalist, 2016.
  • Headline International Film Festival. Feature Screenplay, Award Winner, 2016.

Artist Residencies & Awards – 2019 – Present

  • Centrum Emerging Writers Residency. Port Townsend, WA. TBD 2022/23.
  • Vashon Artist Residency. Vashon Island, WA. 2022.
  • Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Residency. Otis, OR. 2021
  • University of Washington Whiteley Center Residency. Friday Harbor, WA 2021.
  • Can Serrat International Artist Residency. El Bruc/Barcelona, Spain. 2019.
  • PEN Writer’s Award. Presented by Goddard College. Plainfield, VT. 2019.

Organizational Membership – 2019 – Present

  • PEN America
  • Pacific Northwest Writers Association

Awards Judging & Editing

  • Sitka Center for Art and Ecology Artist Residence Jury Panelist. Writers & Poets, 2022.
  • Genre Editor/Drama. The Pitkin Review, Fall Edition. 2020.

Education

  • Goddard College, VT – MFA: Creative Writing, 2021.
  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA – Certificate: Writing, 2018.
  • San Jose State University, CA – Post-Baccalaurette Single-Subject Teaching Credential Program: English (partially completed), 2007.
  • San Jose State University, CA – B.A.: English, 2001.
  • San Jose State University, CA – Certificate in Professional and Technical Communications, 2001.

Teaching

  • Sitka Center for Arts and ecology. Otis, OR. 3-Day Creative Writing Workshop Instructor. 2022 (In-person).
  • City of Santa Cruz, Department of Parks and Recreation. Santa Cruz, CA. Writing Instructor. 2020 (Remote).
  • 2-Day Intensive Storytelling Workshop. Seattle, WA. Writing Instructor. 2020 (In-person).
  • Cabrillo Middle School. Santa Clara, CA. Student Teacher:English (Practicum). 2007.
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