EVENTS

Contests

2014 SouthWest Writers Annual Writing Competition - First Place, Mainstream/Literary Short Story (for Aviculture)

Public Interviews

John Hart at Laguna Beach Books (PHOTOS) (Jun 2, 2016)

Elizabeth George at Laguna Beach Books (PHOTOS) (Nov 1, 2015)

Moderator at Literary Orange

Panel: Family Secrets (Apr 7, 2018) (with panelists Janelle Brown, Nova Jacobs, and Abbi Waxman)

Panel: Home Truths (Apr 1, 2017) (with panelists Stephen Metcalfe, Taylor Jenkins Reid, and Steven Rowley)

Panel: What Remains (Apr 2, 2016) (with panelists Sejal Badani, Laura Nicole Diamond, Jan Ellison, and Gwendolyn Womack)

Panel: Life Happens (Apr 11, 2015) (with panelists Janelle Brown, Suzanne Greenberg, Christopher Noxon, and Kate Rorick)

Panel: Outside Looking In (Apr 5, 2014) (with panelists Caroline Leavitt, Nicole Mones, and Dora Levy Mossanen)

Panel: The Human Comedy (Apr 9, 2011) (with panelists Amy Alkon and Laurie Perry)

Panel: Something to Talk About (Apr 10, 2010) (with panelists Michelle Huneven, Merrill Markoe, and Nina Revoyr)

Readings

Reading of Aviculture at 150th anniversary celebration of Reed Magazine at San Jose State University (Sep 22, 2017)

Workshop Participation

Tin House (Portland) (Jul 2016)

One Story (New York City) (Jul 2015)

Mary Rakow workshops (2004-2006)

Barbara DeMarco-Barrett workshops (2003-present)

Jim Krusoe (Santa Monica College) (2002)