Poetry of Peace is now available!

I’m excited to announce that my third book, Poetry of Peace, is now available! This book is special to me because ever since I was a girl I have written poetry. To share my collection with the world sparks delight and joy in my heart….

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Award-winning memoir is now an Audiobook!

My award-winning memoir, A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, is now an audiobook! The talented Lillie Ricciardi narrates it. She brings such life to this story. It is an entirely new experience listening to the book…

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Tenth Annual Anthology of Poetry and Art

Two of my poems, Outside to IN, and Balance, have been selected to be a part of the Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery Annual Summation of Poetry and Art! This is my third year in this summation and I am happy to be included in this incredible tradition….

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Soroptimist International Honors San Diego Female Authors

The Soroptimist International of La Mesa is having their 61st Annual Thanks-For-Giving Community Breakfast in which they will recognize community members who have made a difference in their own way. This year they are honoring female authors from the San Diego area, and I am one of their honorees….

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Flash story "Fancy" wins second place in O.C. Writers Contest

My flash story called Fancy won second place in the Orange County Writers writing contest. What a fun honor since there were so many incredible entries. The prompt for the contest was to engage all the five senses. I had a lot of fun with this piece…

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My Newest Book, The Healing 100, Provides Valuable Healing Tools for Health and Recovery

It's official. My newest book, The Healing 100: A Practical Guide to Transforming Your Body, Mind, and Spirit, is available now. The book is intended to empower readers with a wealth of healing tools and practices to help them on them healing journeys….

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My Memoir Piece, The Lift, Published in the First San Diego Memoir Anthology

The first San Diego Memoir Anthology is being released and my winning piece, The Lift, is in it! So excited to be a part of such an amazing collection of short memoir pieces. The anthology will be released this September, at the same book launch as my new book, The Healing 100: A Practical Guide to Transforming Your Body, Mind, and Spirit….

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Inspirational Memoir Wins a 2018 IPPY Award

I'm honored to announce that my memoir, A Few Minor Adjustments, just won a silver medal in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards for best Autobiography/Memoir: Personal Struggle / Health Issues....

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Radio Interview on Women Lead Radio: Amazing Authors and Brilliant Books

Excited to share my interview on Women Lead Radio that aired on March 12 at 9 am (Pacific Time). Bethany Kelly interviewed me on her program, Amazing Authors and Brilliant BooksIt was an absolute delight to be on her program and to share my story about healing from a mysterious illness....

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Article in the UCSD Alumni Triton Magazine

My alma mater, UCSD, recently published an article I wrote called, Reaching New Heights, in their Winter issue of their alumni magazine called, Triton. The premise of the article is about how my world travels led to discovering the world inside myself....

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San Diego Local Author Showcase

I'm delighted that my memoir, A Few Minor Adjustments: A Memoir of Healing, is part of the 2018 San Diego Local Author Showcase. The Local Author Program, now on its 52nd year, brings exposure to local talent, nurtures the pursuit of the writing arts in San Diego and gives local authors a place to exhibit their books....

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Poem Published in the 9th Annual Anthology of Poetry and Art

My poem, she gave UP, was selected to be part of the 2017, 9th annual anthology of Poetry and Art by the Escondido Arts Partnership and Municipal Gallery. What an honor to be among such talented poets. The competition was designed around the idea....

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A Few Minor Adjustments is a Semi-Finalist in William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition

What an honor that my memoir, A Few Minor Adjustments, was a Semi-Finalist in the prestigious William Faulkner - William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition. It is such an exciting feeling that my book placed in this fierce competition among such talented writers....

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Article on LymeDisease.org - Healing is a Continuing Process

I am excited that my article on Healing as a Continuing Process was published on LymeDisease.org. I discuss my long-term illness and the challenges people who are undiagnosed face. I also address the difficulties and ambiguity that are prevalent even when a diagnosis of Lyme disease is reached....

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