Master’s degree in English Literature, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1994
Focus on 17th & 18th Century British drama.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1990
Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1990
2011 “How Technology Threatened My Manhood” – May issue of AntipodeanSF.
2009 Qarrtsiluni (www.qarrtsiluni.com) – “arriving at form :: 3:15 a.m.” (April)
2004 “Erotica Numbinalus,” short story published on HootIsland.com.
2001 Article published on PublishingOnline.com about poet Jill Battson
1986-1992: Freelance feature writer for college and Phoenix-area newspapers, published more than 100 articles about a variety of entertaining subjects.
AWARDS AND NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS
2010 Clarion West graduate (a noted Science Fiction and Fantasy writers’ program)
2010 Semifinalist, Crazy 8s competition, Vancouver
2007 & 2008 Selected as writer for the Evolving Script Challenge at the Cold Reading Series, Vancouver
2007 Meet the Masters Workshop with Craig Lucas, Intiman Theatre, Seattle
2007 Finalist in Richard Hugo House Speculative Short Fiction Contest, “The Human Error”
2006 Staged reading of play Rough Beasts at the Cold Reading Series, Vancouver
2004 Screenwriting speaker for PNWA’s annual literary conference
2002 & 2003 Chair of PNWA screenwriting contest
2001 reader for Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s screenwriting contest
2001 short play produced in Portland for Northwest Playwright’s Guild’s “April Foolery” showcase
2001 script selected for staged reading during Seattle Fringe Festival
2000 finalist in the Seattle Writers Association’s annual poetry contest
2000 screenplay Pitch Black selected for Cinema Seattle’s Screenwriters Salon reading series
1998 semi-finalist in the Chesterfield Film Company’s Writer’s Film Project contest
1998 selected participant of Seattle Fringe Festival “Scribbling Tartare” Reading Series
2008 Women in Film PSA shown during 2008 WiF Film Festival
2008 Co-producer, Capital Direct web commercial
2007 Winner—Women in Film & Television/Vancouver PSA competition (3 different PSAs completed in 48 hours)
2007 Juror, Women in Film Short Film Competition
Member Women in Film/Vancouver
Member Playwrights Theatre Centre
Former board president, Eleventh Hour Productions, a 501(c)3 working with the Seattle poetry community
Former board member, Rain City Projects, a 501(c)3 that works with Northwest playwrights
Former member of Mensa
2006 FTX West assistant organizer
2006 FTX West Screenwriting Contest Coordinator
2004 Created Ekphrastika, a literary reading series at the Center on Contemporary Art.
2002 & 2003: Chair of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s Screenplay Competition.
2000 & 2001: Reader for the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s Screenplay Competition.
2001-2004: Designer and webmaster of TheWarrenReport.com, a Seattle film organization
1999-present: Designer and webmaster of The 3:15 Experiment website (www.315experiment.com)
Annual volunteer for the Seattle International Film Festival, 1995-2005.
Volunteer for the Center on Contemporary Arts, 2002-2005.