Fiction Writer, Poet
Publications & Prizes
She received a 2008-09 Oakland Cultural Arts Council artist in residency (AIR) grant, and was awarded two KQED SPARK AIR grants (art).
She was recipient of seven California Arts Council Artist in Residency in poetry/art for Sonoma County schools, and an Artists in Libraries grant at Napa State Hospital; she received two literature fellowships from the Community Foundation of Sonoma County. She has won numerous awards for her poetry including the Chester H Jones Poetry Prize, and a Pushcart nomination.