Few things in life make me happier than a jar of peanut butter and a good book. My home is East Tennessee (think mountains and Dolly Parton). I've lived in Indiana and North Carolina, but my heart never leaves the base of the Smoky Mountains.
An editor by trade, I spend days buried in blue ink and manuscript pages and evenings cradling the spines of well-loved books. More about my editing services and philosophy.
My writing career began in first grade with a horror story a bit too gruesome for a six-year-old. I published my first piece during my junior year of high school. My work has since appeared in A Journey of Words, NonBinary Review, Synaesthesia Magazine, Five 2 One Magazine, Torrid Literature Journal, and others. See a full list of publications.
I played softball for eighteen years before losing my senior collegiate season to a severe concussion. That experience tested me and reshaped my identity. I am now speaking out for concussion and TBI awareness and hope to use literature to change the way we approach concussion education—to make the incomprehensible familiar and to unite people under emotional truths common to the human experience.
I'm a die-hard Yankees fan and may or may not have cried when Jeter retired. I am terrified of ladders, though not heights. I love dark chocolate and dark coffee. I have a slight obsession with Spike from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. And I will always choose vinyl over digital.