I enjoy writing stories and poetry that leave children with
a sense of joyful wonder. I am a member of SCBWI,
I have also been a Pre-K - 3rd grade
teacher for the past 13 years.
My educational background includes a BA in Cultural Anthropology & Archaeology, and a BA in Philosophy
from UC Santa Barbara. After graduating I joined Teach For America and spent two incredible years teaching kindergarten in the urban jungle of Chicago's south side.
Upon completing Teach for America I escaped the
cold and returned to sunny California.
My inspiration comes from working with children,
walks in nature and random flights of fancy. I have
several completed manuscripts that are currently
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