She loves to write it all, from ad headlines to historical fiction. Aided and abetted by a B.A. in English (Trinity University), an M.A. in English-American Literature (UC San Diego) and a J.D. (University of Dayton School of Law), she's been writing professionally for over 10 years working in advertising, academia, non-profit and the technology sector. As a San Diego Fellow, she taught writing courses at UC San Diego and was an award-winning staff writer for the University of Dayton Law Review.
A member of The Authors Guild and SCBWI, she's published scholarship, fiction, poetry and prose in academic and literary journals, prominent online media including NPR and The New York Times Magazine, and has been featured in new media collaborations like Oral Fixation's storytelling show and HitRecord's Tiny Stories.
Her first person is currently in the editing stage of the historical fiction novel, Around the World in 72 Days, she was commissioned to write for Level 4 Press. A fantastical reimagining of Nellie Bly's historic trip in 1889, it is scheduled for a Thanksgiving 2024 release.
The Fantastic Travels of Maxine Machine, a rhyming adventure about a young inventor with interactive features that include music and narration, is her first published picture book available on Apple Books.
When she isn't embroiled in her day job, toiling away on her stories, or spoiling her niece and nephew, she dabbles in voiceovering.
And she continues to dream, perchance to sleep.