I’m a writer of mangled sorcerers and dragon girls, cursed barbarians and alien warriors, and love that is sometimes evil. I earned my Master of Fine Arts at the University of Central Florida, where I wrote my thesis novel about a queer knitting witch.

The knitting witch lived alone in a house of many doors, which were often left open. She did not have a cat; that would be disastrous with all the yarn strewn about. And when she became distracted, she might forget to feed it for a few days in a row. Instead, she had magical serpent constructs that curled around her neck as she worked, and prowled for mice between the piles of yarn at night.

Before that, I attended New College of Florida and graduated with a degree in Natural Sciences. My undergraduate thesis was on an interdisciplinary astrochemistry, math, and programming topic.

I attended the Alpha SF/F/H Workshop for Young Writers, served as a judge for the Raw Dog Screaming Press Reader’s Choice Awards, and read slush for Lightspeed Magazine, Parsec Ink’s Triangulation Anthology, and the Florida Review.¬†I’ve taught Creative Writing at the middle school and undergraduate level, and¬†participate in readings around Orlando.