I’m a writer, designer, consultant, and creative writing/literacy instructor based in Iowa City.

As a Bonafide multi-potentialite, I’ve dabbled in many sectors, including:

Creative writing and literacy instruction with hundreds of students, kindergarten through college

Graphic design—including websites, books, business cards, posters, postcards, wedding invitations, and more

Nonprofit management—including governance, grant writing, fundraising, efficiency management, strategic planning, and more

The book, in all aspects: writing, editing, designing, printing, assembly, and distribution

Creative writing; I write poetry, fiction, and essays, as well as curate a blog about writing and teaching, Sit. Write.

Marketing strategy for nonprofit organizations and literary journals

Resume and personal essay consultation/editing for ESL/foreign nationals looking to further the academic studies in the US and elsewhere

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As a Designer, I specialize in providing design services for writers, writing professionals, and non-profits. I can create websites, advertisements, books, and more.


As a creative writer, I write poetry, flash fiction, novels, essays, and nonfiction. I have performed my work all over the midwest.


As a writer-for-hire, I specialize in creating content that drives people to interact with your brand. My educational background in both business and English means I’m uniquely prepared to craft your next creative.


As a teacher, I provide outside-the-box literacy instruction for k-3 students and also teach creative writing to students of all ages. I also tutor ESL students.


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