About Me

Writer, parent, science and public health advocate, Wisconsin transplant in California. 

In the Works

The OpEd Project

Oct 5, 2017 | No Comments
The OpEd Project

In September I took part in a daylong seminar by the OpEd Project at the UCLA Center for the Study of Women. It was a great experience and I recommend it. The organization conducts seminars in the cities listed in the link above. For people who are trying to get their ideas for change into […]


continue >>

Away to VCCA

Sep 10, 2017 | 2 Comments
Away to VCCA

Five years ago I was lucky enough to be a fellow for a monthlong residency at the beautiful Virginia Center for Creative Arts in Amherst, Virginia. I am returning there soon for a shorter residency this fall, and so thankful. This political climate has been awful in so many ways, but among the ways life […]


continue >>

On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

May 6, 2017 | No Comments
On Tyranny by Timothy Snyder

If you read this blog (hello, my five or ten friends and other people who occasionally google me!), you will see that the spaces between posts have grown and grown over the last few years. This coincides with the birth of my third child and my attempt to finish a masters degree in writing. Oh, […]


continue >>