The former Daily Mining Gazette journalist and editor hails from Houghton and has
written for a variety of international, national and regional publications.
Specializing in feature writing, she co-creates, writes, and edits content for the
University, from web pages and Michigan Tech Magazine stories to social media.
A novelist active in the Upper Peninsula Authors and Publishers Association, the Authors
Guild member looks forward to writing more books—and to camping trips in her RV with
husband Scott and Goldendoodle Max.
Science and Technology Publications Writer, University Marketing and Communications
Her professional experiences include working on award-winning media projects for higher
education, brand development and management, helping nascent writers find their voices,
reporting local news, being an elected representative, and running a small farm in
She is a co-founder and contributing editor for Dead Housekeeping, a literary site
for micro essays about the dead and how they did things.
She, her partner, and their children enjoy rock and fossil hunting, going sugar over
dogs, and living by the Great Lakes. She says y’all a lot and is learning to say pop.
Multimedia Specialist, University Marketing and Communications