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.


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.

Cool Aunts of Academia

Is #auntac the new #altac? Read full story.

May in Mitten Hall: A Family Tradition

I’ve written quite a few graduation stories as a part of the Temple Liberal Arts marketing and communications team. This year, I got to write about myself! In January of 2000, my family and I traveled to Philadelphia from the Poconos to attend my father’s graduation from Temple with his PhD in history. I was 13. The building, Mitten Hall, looked like a castle. Last week, we attended that ceremony