Single Parent, Middle Grade Writer, Advocate and Education Director for Nonprofit, Youth-Powered Sustainable Farm in Appalachia, Cabin Dweller, Friend to all Animals. #OwnVoices #LGBT
2018 Recipient, Individual Artist Professional Development Grant, from the WV Division of History and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts, approved by the WV Commission on the Arts.
2016 Creator, CABIN READS, a recurring literary event between the mountains and the river in WV. #cabinreadsWV
2014 Nominee, Sue Alexander Award for Most Promising New Work, SCBWI Annual Conference, Los Angeles
2014 Runner Up, Annual Fiction Writing Contest, Southern Breeze Chapter, SCBWI.
2014 Recipient, Hambidge Center Creative Residency (Fall)
Member SCBWI, Maryland/Delaware/West Virginia Chapter, formerly Local Liaison for Decatur, GA in the Southern Breeze Chapter (GA, AL, FL panhandle).
Graduate of Smith College and Emory University Law School. Studied abroad at University of Sussex, Brighton, England.
Former White House staffer.
2011 Winner, NaNoWriMo.
Life-long veg and friend to all animals.
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