SMITH Mag reading, March 2012

SMITH Mag reading, March 2012

Oracle Fine Arts Review
      "Red Tide"

West Branch Wired
     "The Africans" 

    "La Madrugada"
    "For My Brother"

The Literary Nest
  "Cheating Fate"

Sacramento News & Review
    Finalist, flash fiction contest:
    "When life gives you lemons"

Sacramento Stories on Stage
    “Big Dog” performed April 27, 2012

Sacramento Gay and Lesbian Center’s Revel Art Show
  solo room, November 2011

sPARKLE n' bLINK // Quiet Lightning
"Wise Men"
“Politics of Inheritance” performed live at LitQuake
"La Madrugada"

They Do Exist!, Scribes Valley Publishing
    “Mother’s Day”


Washington Square, San Jose State University's alumni magazine

Spring/Summer 2017
"Dreamers: The Undocumented Student and Immigrant Experience"
"Crossing the Borders of Identity and Philosophy"
"Faculty Spotlight: A Place of Her Own"
"Golden State Moment"

Fall/Winter 2017
"Running Athletics: New SJSU AD Marie Tuite"
"Subway Therapy: Matthew Chavez's Post-It Movement"
"Faculty Spotlight: Fritz Yambrach's Water Vest"
"Community Connector: Netta Conyers-Haynes"
"One Big (Micro)Biome"
"From the Amazon Rainforest to Silicon Valley, Cells Matter"
"Raise Your Hand and Spartan Up"

The Style Line
"A Window to Our World: A Letter to My Daughter"

Oracle Fine Arts Review
  "The Saralee Recordings"

Collage Magazine: The Memory Issue
 "Amah's Haftorah"

Collage Magazine: The Jazz Issue
  "New Orleans, 2010"

A Practical Wedding

  "Miracle of the Latkes" 
 "Anatomy of an Injury"
"My Book of Wishes"

THE MOMENT: Wild, Poignant, Life-Changing Stories from 125 Writers and Artists Famous & Obscure, SMITH Mag


California Northern
    “What would a hypothetical utopia based in Northern California look like?”

Davis Enterprise
    “On prayer” (2011)
     “Americans with Disabilities Act” (2010)

UC Davis graduate reading, with Jon Ford

UC Davis graduate reading, with Jon Ford

sPARKLE n’ bLINK // Quiet Lightning, San Francisco
    “Jenny and the Sea"

Fourteen Hills
    Interview with Alice LaPlante, Issue 14.1

497 Really Cool Tips for Kids with Diabetes, American Diabetes Association
    Chapter on rowing with type 1 diabetes

Girls Know Best 3: Your Words, Your World, Beyond Words Publishing
     "It's a Multi World"

Girls Know Best 2: Tips on Life and Fun Stuff to Do, Beyond Words Publishing
   "Overcoming Shyness"


San Jose State University
 "Returning Student Finishes His Degree 61 Years Later"
 "A 1973 Graduate Returns to Participate in Commencement"



Revel Art Show, November 2011

Revel Art Show, November 2011

sPARKLE n' bLINK -- Quiet Lightning, San Francisco
   “Gravy, Baby, and Other Ways of Making Love”
    “Granada Means Pomegranate”
    “The Dumbest Parasite in the World”
    “This is You”

    Flatmancrooked's Slim Volume of Contemporary Poetics
    “For the Sun,” finalist in poetry prize


"Your Lovely Hobo," Santa Barbara Ensemble Theatre

"Sweet on You," UC Santa Barbara Monologue Festival


Nominee, 2015 Pushcart Prize for Fiction, nominated by the Oracle Fine Arts Review

Finalist, 2015 Reynolds Prize for Fiction, issued by the Center for Women Writers

Finalist, 2014 Tucson Festival of Books

Bread Loaf Writer's Workshop Work-Study Fellowship, Summer 2013

Finalist, H.E. Francis Short Story Competition, 2013
University of Alabama in Huntsville & the Ruth E. Hindman Foundation

UC Davis Graduate Student Fellowship, 2011
-awarded full tuition scholarship to attend the Tomales Bay Writers' Workshop 

UC Davis Graduate Student Travel Grant, 2011
-awarded funding to attend the Napa Valley Writer's Conference


The Write Stuff: Julia Halprin Jackson on Secrets, Expressed or Implied. San Francisco Weekly, Evan Karp. August 2015.

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