Background

I focus on writing about science, tech, culture and creative responses to adversity. My work can be found with NPR, Discover Magazine and Earth Island Journal, among other publications. I have a degree in Literary and Cultural Studies from The College of William and Mary and in Art Education from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Publishing history:

Articles dealing with science, the environment and technology:

Discover Magazine, Earth Island Journal, The Public Library of Science (PLOS), The Revelator (Center for Biological Diversity), EcoWatch, LabRoots, EnviroNews, Civil Eats, Minding Nature (The Center for Humans & Nature), Women You Should Know, Not Impossible Labs, AR Post, Agrictecture, Wild Virginia, Free Radicals, Invironment, Techtly, Study Finds, SciStarter, Cryptonews, Green Biz, Forest Reporter, The Old Town Crier and SciArt Magazine. I am a member of the NPR-based SciComm writing and editing group, Friends of Joe's Big Idea.

Articles dealing with art, creative responses to adversity, and social justice issues: 

NPR, YES! Magazine (upcoming), Americans for the Arts, Legendary Women, The Charter for Compassion, The Virginia Art Education Association, Ask Artists (I am the founding editor of this site), H.E.R. (Central Asia Institute), Crixeo, Lost at E Minor, OC Magazine, Teal Magazine, Art Nation, Truth Out, Fabulously Feminist Magazine, A Women's Thing, Buzzfeed, Her Culture

Other various articles and essays:

On Being with American Public Radio, The Mindfulness Bell, SharonSalzberg.com, The Yoga and Body Image Coalition, Lifehack, Yoga Basics, Basmati, Wisdom Pills, A Conscious Rethink

I am a published poet and author of short stories. Visit the Creative Writing Page for information on my poetry, fiction and essay publication. I am also an artist and licensed Art teacher, and I authored curriculum for two school systems.