I am a professional writer and editor.
I write a regular column about farm-to-fork topics.
I edit a variety of materials, including technical reports and proposals, executive summaries, marketing documents, website content, studies, business correspondence, legal briefs, nonfiction, fiction, and psychological assessments.
I write freelance articles for Inside Pocket, On the Grid, Sacramento Magazine, Field Hockey Life and others.
I write press releases, website content, essays, marketing copy, and more.
I work with writers, photographers, small and large companies, attorneys, engineers, psychologists, therapists, CPAs, public agencies, nonprofit and municipal organizations.
I have an MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco, and a BA in American Studies (emphasis in Journalism) from Mills College.
I have studied with Sarah Pollack, Kate Moses, Catherine Brady, K.M. Soehnlein, Lewis Buzbee, Lowell Cohn, Ryan Van Meter, and Dave Madden.
What i've done
Technical Writer and Editor for Seattle Public Utilities’ 2018 seismic study.
Technical Writer for a consulting engineering firm specializing in planning, design, and construction of water, wastewater, storm water, and transportation infrastructure, and environmental remediation.
Paralegal for a fast-paced law firm. I was the firm's editor for state and federal pleadings and other legal documents.
Website Content and Design, specializing in nonprofit organizations.
Newsletter Editor for a nonprofit cancer resource center.
Freelance Writer for Bainbridge Island Magazine, Inside Publications, On the Grid, Sacramento Magazine, Field Hockey Life, the Ukiah Daily Journal and others.
Developmental Editor, specializing in memoir.
Copy Editor, specializing in nonfiction.
Semifinalist in The Missouri Review's Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize contest.
Essayist in Hippocampus Magazine’s October 2018 issue.