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 for a consulting engineering firm specializing in planning, design, and construction of water, wastewater, storm water, and transportation infrastructure, and environmental remediation.
Technical Editor for a large seismic study.
Paralegal for a fast-paced law firm. I was the firm's editor for state and federal pleadings and other legal documents.
Website Content Design, specializing in nonprofit organizations.
Newsletter Editor for a nonprofit cancer resource center.
Freelance Writer for several publications, including Bainbridge Island Magazine, Inside Pocket, On the Grid, Sacramento Magazine, Field Hockey Life, and the Ukiah Daily Journal.
Developmental Editor, specializing in nonfiction.
Copy Editor, specializing in nonfiction.
Semifinalist in The Missouri Review's 2014 Jeffrey E. Smith Editors' Prize contest.
Essayist in Hippocampus Magazine’s October 2018 issue.