I am a writer and book artist living in Minnesota. I am also a hiker, paddler, trail runner, mom, yoga enthusiast and volunteer.

I’m a member of the The Loft Literary Center and was a Loft Mentor Series finalist in Creative Nonfiction in 2010 and 2011.  My writing has appeared in River Teeth blog, Creative Nonfiction, and MinnPost.com. My books have been in exhibition at MN Center for Book Arts and included on The Floating Library. I was a writer in residence at Write On, Door County in January 2017.

I hold a master’s degree in environmental health sciences with a concentration in environmental chemistry. Previously, I worked for 8 years as an ESL science editor.