To write entertaining yet informative nonfiction for all ages, but especially for young readers.
Contributing editor for Click, ASK, and Muse magazines, 2018-
Nonfiction articles multiply published in Highlights, Click, ASK, Spider, and Muse magazines.
Leveled nonfiction, 4th grade, Red Line Editorial. Forthcoming.
Contributor to Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader, nonfiction, for both middle-grade and adult reading levels, 2014-2017.
Highlights Magazine Author of the Month, October 2017.
GUEST SPEAKER/CONFERENCE FACULTY
“Make It in Magazines.”
“Rocking Your Revision”
Nonfiction: Crafting Picture Books and Articles, Highlights Foundation, 2015, 2018.
Nuts and Bolts of Science Writing, Highlights Foundation, 2016.
Harold Underdown: Editing Without an Editor, 2018.
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, French
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish
Bachelor of Science, French Education, K-12
Bachelor of Science, Spanish Education, K-12
Summa Cum Laude
French/Spanish Teacher, Lakota Freshman School, West Chester, OH, 1992-1997.