The former Daily Mining Gazette journalist and editor hails from Houghton and has
written for a variety of international, national and regional publications.
She co-creates, writes and edits content for the University’s myriad forms of new
media, including websites, blogs and other outreach across departments, for new and
existing members of the Michigan Tech community.
She is a sailor who enjoys Yoga, social media, gardening, and anything near the water.
The debut novelist looks forward to writing more books.
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.