Curriculum Vitae


University of Birmingham, UK                                                                                   9/2020 – 6/2021

PhD. Film and Creative Writing                                     

Incomplete; Withdrew due to issues relating to Covid-19/financial

  • The Ambiguity Project: In Search of Ungendered Narratives in Contemporary English Literature 

Vermont College of Fine Arts, USA                                                                                             9/2017 – 7/2019

MFA Writing 

  • Critical Thesis: A Conversation about Underpants: Ungendered Narratives and their Importance
  • Creative Thesis: A Collection of Short Stories: Passing Through

Queen Mary College, London University, UK                                                             9/1985 – 6/1989

BA (Honours) European Studies (German & Geography)


Wanderlust Journal                                                                                            11/2017 – Ongoing

Founder, CEO, Editor, Publisher, Web-manager

Wanderlust Journal is an international online literary journal of travel essays and photographs.

Genderqueer Literature.                                                                                                      09/2020 – Ongoing

Founder, Co-Editor, Publisher, Web-manager

A new and emerging online free resource for non-binary literature.

Wild Dog Press

Founder, Managing Editor, Publisher, Web-manager                                                           2019 – Ongoing

A micro-press collective focused on publishing emerging travel writers.


Hidden (Finishing Line Press), Finalist NM/AZ Book Awards. 2021

Hidden (Finishing Line Press), Second Place NM Federation of Women in Press Contest. 2021

Teaching Fellowship, Arizona State University Writing Conference. 2021

STAY. Honorable Mention for the (Queer Prose) Quill Prize, Red Hen Press. 2021

Merit scholarship, MFA in Writing, VCFA. 2019

Teaching Fellowship, Arizona State University Writing Conference. 2019

Post Graduate Writer’s Conference Scholarship, Vermont. 2018

Merit scholarship, MFA in Writing. 2018 

Vermont Book Award Fellowship. 2018

Van Life. Finalist NM/AZ Book Awards. 2018

Director’s Award, Vermont College of Fine Art. 2017

Vermont Book Award Fellowship. 2017

Russia, Flash Fiction, Honorable mention in Glimmer Train. 2017

Van Life: Travelogue. Best Nonfiction and Grand Winner in Great Northwest Book Contest . 2017

When No One’s Looking (Eloquent Books): Winner NM/AZ Book Awards. 2016 

The People’s Apocalypse, article, edited by Ariel Gore. 2014

Lucky Find (Blue Mesa Books): Novel. Finalist, NM/AZ Book Awards. 2013 

Lucky Shot (SBG Press): Novel. Winner NM/AZ Book Awards. 2012

Lucky Shot(SBG Press): Novel. Finalist, Royal Dragonfly Book Contest. 2012 



STAY (Madville Publishing), Due out 2023

G’Dog (Finishing Line Press), Old European style fables. 2022

Hidden (Finishing Line Press), prose poetry collection. 2021

Van Life: (Indie) Travelogue. 2017

Lucky Find (Blue Mesa Books): Novel. 2013 

Lucky Shot(SBG Press): Novel. 2012 

When No One’s Looking (Eloquent Books): 2010 


Blue For Pints, Best Short Fiction Anthology. 2022

Oblivious, Ad Alta, The Birmingham Journal of Literature. 2021

Blue for Pints, Passengers Journal. 2021

Eight Years, Los Angeles Review. 2020

The Shower Didn’t Help, Los Angeles Review. 2020

An Immigrant in My Own Family, Immigrant Report. 2020

Application Report, Immigrant Report. 2020

Turning Twenty, Immigrant Report. 2020

Application Report, Dunes Review. 2019

Z Press, Best Emerging Poets of New Mexico. 2019

Saved, What Sort of Fuckery is This? Devils Party Press Anthology. 2020

Letting Go in Russia, 200 Word Short Story. 2018

The People’s Apocalypse, article, edited by Ariel Gore. 2014


Pass With Care, Review, Santa Fe Writers Quarterly. 2021

A Conversation about Underpants, 2019

Fast into the Night, Review. Hunger Mountain. 2018

The Blurry Years, Review, Hunger Mountain. 2018

Everyone Wants to be an Ambassador to France, Review, Hunger Mountain. 2018

Bigfoots in Paradise, Review, Hunger Mountain. 2018

The Infinite Future, Review, Hunger Mountain. 2018

My Darling Detective, Review, Hunger Mountain. 2018

In Conversation with Trinie Dalton, Interview, Hunger Mountain. 2018

Sugar Land, Review. Red Hen Press. 2018

The Misfit Manifesto Review, Santa Fe Writers Quarterly. 2018

ART SHOWS/DIGITAL PUBLICATIONS                                                    

Are We Safe Yet? An online and print creative non-fiction multimedia project. 2021

Before Coffee: Art Show, Plainfield, VT. 2017

Not My Dog, Cartoons, Watercolors.  Madrid, NM. 2018, 2017

What Am I Doing Here? Photography/ mixed media shows, International. 1992 – Ongoing


ASU: Presented on The Art and Practice of Queer Storytelling. 2021

North Bromsgrove High School, Worcestershire, UK: (Remote) Speaker for Graduation. 2021

Susquehanna University: Speaker for creative writing Undergraduate class. 2021

Desert Nights Writing Conference, ASU. Genderqueer Flash Fiction, workshop. 2020

Virginia Piper Writing Centre, ASU. Flash Fiction workshop. 2020

Vermont College of Fine Arts. Lessons from Clown School, lecture. 2019

University of South Dakota Writers’ Conference. Gender Queer Readings. 2018 

VCFA: Challenging Gender Stereotypes, lecture. 2018


Freelance Writer/Editor/Publisher/Web-manager                                                             2010 – Ongoing

With clients from individuals, MFA programs, businesses, magazines in UK and USA

Vermont College of Fine Arts

Assistant Program Assistant (MFA Writing and Publishing).                                           03/2021 – 06/2021

Temporary remote position as program closed during COVID-19

DeployHub                                                                                                              11/2018 – 6/2020

Communications Officer

A software development company on the cutting edge of microservices in USA

Gemini Landscapes

Founder, Owner, and Designer                                                                                              03/2001 ­– 05/2015

A landscaping installation and maintenance company based in Santa Fe, New Mexico


Creative Writing Judge, VA in New Mexico. 2019–2022

Mentor for individual VCFA MFA alumni. 2020

Madrid Writing Studio, Madrid, NM. 2018-2020 

Editor/Web-manager, Hunger Mountain Literary Journal. 2017-2018

Writer/Photographer, Classic Land Rover Magazine. 2016-2018

Mentor. AWP 2018/2019

Assistant Non-Fiction Editor, Upstreet Literary Journal. 2017 – 2021

Web Editor, New Mexico Small Business Development Center, NM. 2016-2017

Contributing Writer/Photographer, Rovers North Magazine. 2017-2019

MEMBER of Southwest Writers, 

VCFA alum, 

UoB alum, 

Corporeal Writing community, 

National Federation of Women Press Writers, 

NM Poetry Association, 

NM Book Association, 

AWP mentorship programs 

Binders (an online writing/women/queer community)



Spanish (Conversational/Intermediate), Lingoda online, Level B1/2. 2021-2022

Certificates in Spanish:  Valencia, Spain (1988), and Antigua, Guatemala (2004)

German (Intermediate) and French (Beginner) 1985-1989

IT Skills: Hootsuite, Mailchimp, SalesLoft, Salesforce, WordPress, Publishing via Ingram Spark, Create Space/KDP, JotForm, Eventbrite, Excel, Canvas, PowerPoint 

Film Studies: Santa Fe, New Mexico (2012)

Clown/Circus Performance, San Francisco, CA. (2008)

Diploma in Documentary Photography, London, UK. (1995)

Community Projects Include:                                                                                                            

Clowning Around Project, NM and Guatemala. 1999- 2010

Stage manager, Producer, Performer, Publicist. Engine House Theatre, Madrid, NM. 2008- 2014

Produced Gypsy Festival and Madrid Blues Music Festivals. NM. 2008

Performed/MC for various fundraisers and shows. NM. 2000- 2015

Produced, wrote, and performed, Vaudeville 101. NM. 2009. 

Performed/Stage Manager for community shows, San Francisco, CA. 2007- 2008

Performed, wrote, and produced, Undercurrents: Solo monologues show. NM. 1999-2000