Author of Membrane; Fairview Felines: A Newspaper Mystery; True Lies: A Newspaper Mystery, and Weird Rocks. Contributing writer for Literary Conversations, Interview with Williams Burroughs. Contributor to A Country Bookshelf Reader essay "Contemporary Landscapes."
Freelance Writer published in local, regional and national magazines, literary collections and upcoming books for young readers. Artist catalogue essays.
Awarded the national honor of the Children's Empowerment Award for a series on bullying in the schools.
First Place Awards (1992-2000), the Montana Newspaper Association's Better Newspaper Contest for her columns, feature, and in-depth writing. Recognized by the National Newspaper Association for various articles.
SCBWI regional advisor for Montana's chapter of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators since 2001 - 2015. Emeritus Regional Advisor since 2015.
Writing Instructor, University Instructor and workshop leader continues to teach art history at Montana State University as well as various writing workshops across the country, led and appeared on numerous panels including AWP conferences.
Poetry published in The Lower East Side Anthology; The Grey Rock Review; Cover Arts New York, High Country Independent Press. Work also appears in the Whitney Museum of Art's permanent book collection and the Museum of Modern Art permanent book collection as part of the Fusion Arts Movement.
Poetry Dispenser inventor of the Poetry Dispenser, a stand alone distribution device for getting poetry into the world.
Executive Editor and Publisher, (1985-1988) of a New York City arts monthly magazine COVER, which covered performance art, music, film, books and visual artists.
Education: Undergraduate degree in Journalism and Political Science (minor in Creative Writing), Master of Arts degree in Art History, PhD in American Arts (in progress)