~ Author of a YA contemporary realistic novel, two midgrade fantasy novels, and two midgrade nonfiction books, all published by major trade houses.

~ Experienced proofreader (10+  years) for commercial, academic, and indie publishers.

~ Recipient of a 2009 Artist Fellowship Grant from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism for work in fiction.

~ Recipient of an SCBWI Work-in-Progress Grant.

~ Presenter of workshops on writing and publishing.

~ Represented by Adams Literary.