Background

I often cover innovations in science, the arts and social justice. Find my work with NPR, Discover Magazine, Inside Philanthropy, APR 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 art, nonprofits, creative responses to adversity, and social justice issues: 

NPR, YES! Magazine, Americans for the Arts, Inside Philanthropy, Philanthropy Women, Women You Should Know, Crixeo, Lost at E Minor, Truth Out, OC Magazine, Teal Magazine, Art Nation, Fabulously Feminist Magazine, Ask Artists (I am the founding editor of this site), Waging Nonviolence, Buzzfeed, Legendary Women, Resilience, Her Culture, and The Virginia Art Education Association.

Articles dealing with science, the environment and technology:

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

I am also a creative writer; a published poet and author of short stories and essays. My pronouns are she/her.