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This is a sample of all the things that I’ve done…

  • 2021: My non-fiction piece, Life is a Highway, was published in February as part of the Nevada Humanities Heart to Heart digital series.
  • 2020: I launched my podcast, Raconteuse Radio, celebrating creative writing.
  • 2019: I won a special selection distinction for my poem – Las sergas de Esplandián – at the Helen Stewart Poetry Contest.
  • 2017: I completed Turner Classic Movies and Ball State University’s online multimedia course, The Master of Suspense: 50 Years of Hitchcock.
  • 2016: I received my Master of Fine Arts in Writing from the University of San Francisco.
  • 2016: Red Rock Canyon, my flash fiction from a short story collection to be announced, was published by Helen as part of their Friday Night Specials series in December 2016. It was republished in the online version of its 5th-anniversary issue in 2019.
  • 2010: I submitted Little Lady Love: A Moving Storyboard as my final project for Women and Literature. I retold the story of “The Bloody Chamber” by Angela Carter through photography and music.
  • 2010: I directed the short film Come Together for Atomic Cocktail Entertainment. We were one of the top ten finalists for the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Online Filmmakers’ Contest. We won a Silver Screen Award at the 2011 Nevada Film Festival in their Short Film competition.
  • 2008: I created Seven Sins of the Sisters as my final creative project for Outlaw Genres: U.S. Third World Women’s Autobiography. It combined photography and music. This project sprung a side effort, a photography exhibit I called Into the Mouth of Madness.
  • 2004: I was published in the CSN Coyote Press for my article on Las Vegas rock band, The Killers.
  • 2003: I co-produced a virtual TV series for three years called The Alliance of Destiny until 2006. It combined the universes of Harry Potter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, and Alias into one cohesive universe.
  • 2002: My short story – The Seduction of Francesca Miller – won third place at the Modesto Junior College Celebration of the Humanities Festival.