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World Wildlife Magazine

I’ve been doing some freelance work for World Wildlife Magazine and it’s been a really nice change of pace, as I don’t get to do my writing work in my job. The pieces aren’t all online, but here’s a sampling. Moving fast to photograph a slow sloth Meet the aye-aye, the world’s weirdest primate Blazhka Dimitrova wants to inspire a zero-waste world Hazelnuts: great for the environment, but vulnerable to

Modern Libraries Tour Series

I was invited to give a presentation on Charles Library for the friends of NCSU Libraries as part of their Modern Libraries tour series. I’ve been working from home since March 2020 due to coronavirus, so it was nice to be able to get excited about the building with other people. You can view the presentation on the NCSU Libraries website.

Goodbye, Paley… Hello, Charles!: Marketing a Library Move

How do you prepare a campus for the closure of one main library and the opening of a brand-new building? A piece I wrote for Public Services Quarterly is available in TUScholarShare, Temple University Libraries’ new institutional repository. Read full story.

Library logistics: How staff will prepare to move more than a million books

This piece wasn’t written by me, but it features me and some of the work we’ve been doing to prepare for our move to Charles Library. “It’s kind of funny,” said Sara Wilson, CLA ’14, ’17, Temple’s library outreach and communications administrator. “We moved from Sullivan to Paley, and now we’re taking a lot of those same books those same few feet.” Read full story.

Underground

My short story, “Underground,” won honorable mention in Short Édition’s international fiction contest. Look for it in the dispensers or read it at the link below. It’s been nearly fourteen years, but there you were on my morning commute. On your way to work like nothing had happened. Both of us on our ways to work as if nothing had happened. Read full story.

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