Writer of fiction and nonfiction. Work appears in the anthologies, 166 Palms (2018), 166 Palms (2017), Something That Matters, Life, Love, and Adventures in the Middle of the Journey (2007), the Benicia Herald, and elsewhere.
Contributor to Your Life is a Trip, a travel essay website.
Forthcoming novel, Matisse in Winter, the Last Exit, was a finalist in the adult fiction category of the San Francisco Writers Conference Writing Contest.
Graduate of the Stanford University Novel Writing Certificate Program. M.S. California State University, East Bay; B.A. University of Washington, Seattle
Retired teacher and reading specialist. Taught 20 years in California schools, including a one year stint in a state prison for men.
Former Alaska broadcast journalist. Worked in public and commercial radio and television in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, and Ketchikan.
Guardian of Max, a 12-year-old golden retriever.