Master of Fine Arts, Screenwriting, American Film Institute Conservatory, Los Angeles, California
Bachelor of Arts, Multi-Media Performance Art, Pomona College, Claremont, California 


  • Currently working on a second novel, All White.
  • 2021 Rona Jaffe Scholarship for Bread Loaf Writers' Conference.
  • 2021 Bread Loaf Lunchtime Reading Series “Rabbit” 
  • 2021 AICAD Symposium presentation, The Story of Now.
  • 2019, 2017, and 2014 Recipient of the Otis Faculty Development Grant 
  • 2016 and 2012 Recipient of the Otis Research Grant
  • 2014 Readings of Midwife Shin at Bread Loaf, Dark Tower and One-Minute in Heaven 
  • 2013 Reading of Midwife Shin at Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 
  • Brand Strategist and Copywriter for advertising/marketing clients, including Paul Mitchell, Reebok, Proactiv, Proctor & Gamble, Murad, and Guthey-Renker.
  • Writer and producer of TV shows, including Homes with style
  • Production at Propaganda Films  
  • 1994 Playwright in Residence, Will & Co., Los Angeles Theatre Center 
  • 1993 LA Arts Recovery Grant for Love In the Riots. Performed at Los Angeles Theatre Center and Watts Towers Arts Center.


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