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.)
Confessions of a TaskRabbit Butler
A personal essay about the trials and travails about being a 21st century butler.
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.
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.
R-Rated and Ephemeral: Spinning LGBT History
Longform feature about efforts (and opposition) to commemorate sites of historic significance to LGBT community.
A 'Heaven for Books' Moves On » MissionLocal
Profile of owner of longtime San Francisco bookstore shuttering his door for good.
Marketing copy featuring restaurant owner for couple's experience website.
Event capsule for lecture by Mad Men creator.
Carrie, The Musical
Marketing copy for HowAboutWe couples unique date experience at delightfully campy horror musical.
Singin' in the Rain at SF Symphony - HowAboutWe
Marketing copy for couple's experience at the SF Symphony.
Marketing copy for couple's experience at Kirimachi Ramen
Inside Foreign Cinema’s Exquisite Birthday Bash
Event coverage of the "Quinceañera" of Foreign Cinema, an iconic San Francisco restaurant. Video segment here: https://player.vimeo.com/video/140501864
Affordable Housing Construction in Limbo
In-depth analysis of the political and economic hurdles delaying the construction of affordable housing in San Francisco's Mission District.