I'm an essayist, reporter, and copywriter. I've covered local real estate, the arts, online dating, LGBTQ history, and more. (I also have an MFA in playwriting and screenwriting.)
Artists-in-Presidents Recasts the Presidency as a Collective Voice
Feature on multidisciplinary art project that reimagines the iconography and rhetoric of the American presidency.
A Touch of Gray: Mission Street Theater Gets New Digital Life
Profile of new digital arts space in a very old movie theater.
One Fire in a Real Estate Empire Rife with Issues
A long form, investigative piece following a fire that displaced 65 people and killed one.
Marketing copy featuring restaurant owner for couple's experience website.
In Two New Books, Sharon Dilworth Takes on Pittsburgh and Paris
News item for university website to highlight and promote a professor's two new novels.
I Was a Gay Extra on HBO’s New Gay Show Looking
Long form personal essay about being an extra on HBO's "Looking." Explores issues of sexuality, media representation, and gay bars.
On Being an OkCupid Ghostwriter
Humorous personal essay detailing my experience as a personal ghostwriter for a strangers online dating persona.
Where New Tech Arrives, Old Tech Once Roared
Long form historical piece about a beloved printing press in San Francisco's Mission District.
Carrie, The Musical
Marketing copy for HowAboutWe couples unique date experience at delightfully campy horror musical.
R-Rated and Ephemeral: Spinning LGBT History
Longform feature about efforts (and opposition) to commemorate sites of historic significance to LGBT community.
CMU English Commencement Program
Diploma ceremony program for Department of English at CMU
A 'Heaven for Books' Moves On » MissionLocal
Profile of owner of longtime San Francisco bookstore shuttering his door for good.
Grad Students Re-launch Publication For Internet Airwaves
Profile on student-created podcast for university website.
Event capsule for lecture by Mad Men creator.
Rhetoric Society Program Ad
Print ad for academic conference publication.