Selected Publications

  • A BLAZE OF DRAGONS AND OTHER FAIRYTALE FAMILIES, Autumns' End Press, 2020

  • THE FAIRY GOTHMOTHER: A Collection of Cautionary Tales, Autumn's End Press, 2020

  • FLURRY: A Pop Up Book, Jumping Jack Press, 2019

  • HOME, WA129 Anthology, Tod Marshall, WA State Poet Laureate, 2017

  • STARFISH, 56 Days of August Anthology, Paul Nelson, Editor/Founder of August Poetry Postcard Festival, 2017

  • WA IS WATER: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT, a book of poems, photos and facts about Washington’s climate, geology, environmental concerns and water systems, 240 pages, Autumn's End Press (TAIP grant), 2016

  • EASTER NUMBERS, Jumping Jack Press, 2015

  • KINDLING KINDNESS, Underneath the Juniper Tree Anthology, R.L. Stine supported, 2013

  • SNOWFLAKES: A Pop Up Book, Jumping Jack Press, 2010

  • THRIVING AND SURVIVING: LEARNING TO LOVE THE RAIN ANTHOLOGY, Nearsighted Narwhal, Tacoma, WA, 2015

  • THE PILINGS, Laureate Listening Project with Lucas Smiraldo, Tacoma’s Poet Laureate, Tacoma, WA, 2014

  • THE ABC DEATH MURDER MYSTERY, Underneath the Juniper Tree, First Place, Edward Gorey Short Story Contest, 2011

  • NOW HE HAS NONE, Underneath the Juniper Tree, Blast from the Past Story Challenge Winner, 2011

  • THE FAIRY GOTHMOTHER and THE TRUTH ABOUT NOTHING, Underneath the Juniper Tree, 2011

  • TINY TREASURES, limited edition poetry print collaboration with artists, Chandler O’Leary and Jessica Spring, 2011

  • MAG-ICK, Crow Toes Quarterly, 2010

  • WHEN I WAS THERE: LIFE AT BERKELEY, 2010, Rebus Films, Inc.

  • ELEMENTAL ELEGY and TACOMA TRANSPLANT, poetry and photography videos. Broadcast on Click television’s arts channel from 2009-2010 

  • EBENEZER ROBERTS, Columbia Magazine, 2009

  • IN TAHAOMA'S SHADOW: Poems from the City of Destiny, Exquisite Disarray, 2009

  • ENGRAVE, Ekphrastic Poetry Contest, Grand Impromptu Gallery, Honorary Mention, 2009

Influences

Ray Bradbury, Margo Lanagan, Gary Larson, Kate DiCamillo, Phillip Reeve, Charles Addams (The Addams Family), Terry Pratchett, Jon Klassen, Kelly Link, George Orwell, Roald Dahl, Aldous Huxley, H.G. Wells, Edward Gorey, C.S. Lewis, Rod Serling, Robinson Jeffers, Donald Hall, Jane Kenyon, E.A. Poe, Walt Whitman.

Selected Art Exhibitions

  • ECHOLOGY, City of Gig Harbor Arts Commission Grant, curator, Gig Harbor, WA, 2021 (upcoming)

  • ILLUMINATE, Spaceworks Grant, curator, Tacoma, WA, 2021

  • THE BODY BELOVED THE BODY BETRAYED, virtual exhibition, curator, 2020

  • FLOW, Water Flume Line Trail, City of Tacoma public art collaboration with Clark Wiegman/Artifacture, 2018

  • TOUCH, Struggle + Strength: PNW Artist Response to Art AIDS America Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, 2016

  • LET'S PRETEND THIS ISN'T HAPPENING, multi-media installation, Arts Month Opening Show, Tacoma Armory, Tacoma, WA, 2015

  • INVOKE THE MUSE, Spaceworks Tacoma Project, Tacoma, WA, 2014

  • CONNECT, Urban Forestry Project, Pacific Avenue banner, Tacoma, WA, 2013

  • REQUIEM FOR TREES, WA State History Museum, Tacoma, WA, 2012

  • THE TIDEFLATS, Outside Your Comfort Zone, 10th Annual Peninsula Art League Exhibit, Gig Harbor Civic Center, Juror: Rock Hushka, Tacoma Art Museum curator, Gig Harbor, WA, 2012

  • STAR CENTER GRAND OPENING, Star Center, Tacoma, WA, 2012

  • RIBBONS OF REFLECTION, Pierce County AIDS Foundation, Tacoma, WA, 2012

  • PROCTOR ARTWALK Tacoma, WA, 2011

  • KEYS TO FREEDOM (solo show), IGA City Grocer, Tacoma, WA, 2011

 

Favorite Things

Hiking, exploring nature, learning new recipes, Korean horror/sci-fi films, reading about scientific discoveries and unsung heroes, gardening, performing (mental) gymnastics, cognitive science, black coffee, loose leaf tea, eliminating evil garden gnomes, taming centaurs, British murder mysteries and dancing.