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Hi! I’m a writer, editor, and educator

specializing in publications and programs for children and young adults. I’ve written several licensed activity books with Penguin Young Readers, and I write and edit fiction, nonfiction, and educational materials for a variety of outlets. I’m a private writing tutor and I also have a background developing literary programming for young people, most recently as the manager of school partnership programs at Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to my freelance work, I’m currently a writing consultant at the Columbia University School of Social Work and a volunteer mentor with Girls Write Now. I received a Master’s of Social Work from New York University and a BA in Literary Arts and Education Policy from Brown University, and I love to work on projects that fall at the intersection of those fields.

I live in Brooklyn but grew up in Vermont, so you might see me wandering the city in search of pine trees, mourning doves, caterpillars, or whatever other bits of nature I can find. I also love singing with my choir, baking bread, and dreaming about the animal sanctuary I’ll open someday.