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.)
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.
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.
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.
Enter the Void: New Buildings, Vacant Storefronts
Part 1 of a series exploring vacant storefronts in one San Francisco's poshest shopping districts.
Mission Chefs Shaken Following Hapa's Fall
Reporting following the public firing of major chef in San Francisco's restaurant scene.
Big Freedia, ‘Queen Diva,’ Comes to Public Works
Event preview featuring interview with the one and only Big Freedia.
Five Months After Nieto Killing, New Witnesses |
Longform news feature exploring the slow-going investigation after an officer-involve shooting in San Francisco.
For the Mission’s Future, We Consult the Spirits
Feature on a Mission District Santeria priestess to discuss neighborhood changes.
Hundreds March for Nieto and Others Killed by Police
Reporting from protest following officer-involved shooting.
On Mission in the Mission: Meet the Mormons
Profile of Mormon Missionaries in godless San Francisco.
Disco Heat Explosion Comes to the Mission
Event preview and interview of creators of Sylvester musical.
The Lexington Club, Panel by Panel
A short profile on comic book artist documenting the last lesbian bar in San Francisco's final days.