About Me

I am a freelance writer and editor. I also teach creative writing classes as an instructor with the Society of Young Inklings and tutor middle school students at Eastside College Prep


I have worked at Seventeen Magazine and as a children’s book editor at Doubleday & Co. and Cloverdale Press. 


My published works include two mystery novels in a series for young teens. These books were written under the pen name Adam Mills and are no longer in print. In addition, I write for Appleseeds, a children's social studies magazine, and the SCBWI Bulletin


A mother of four, I have a B.A. in English from Middlebury College and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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"Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working."
--Picasso
"I write because I don't know what I think until I read what I say."
--Flannery O'Connor