Freelance writer, editor, photographer, and recipe developer for various national and regional publications; work has appeared in the newspapers the Chicago Sun-Times, the Oregonian, the Portland Tribune, and the Eugene Weekly, the magazines E/The Environmental Magazine, Fine Gardening, Alimentum, MIX, Oregon Humanities, Seattle Woman, Northwest Palate, Edible Portland, Oregon Home, Seattle Magazine, Northwest Home, Seattle Bride, US Airways Magazine, Frontier Airlines Magazine, and Reno Air Approach, the websites for Saveur, Hackwriters, and WCities, and the city, state, and restaurant guidebooks published by Sasquatch Press, Ulysses Press, and Zagat, among other media outlets.
Managing editor of Culinate, a national website exploring food awareness and home cooking.
Contributor to Etude, the online literary journal of the University of Oregon.
Contributing editor at January Magazine, an online literary review.
Former lifestyle editor and page designer at the Mercer Island Reporter, a weekly community paper near Seattle.
Former editorial assistant and acting editor at Metropolitan Living, a monthly glossy in Seattle.
Master of arts in literary nonfiction, University of Oregon.
Bachelor of arts in humanities, Wesleyan University.