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I’m an editor and writer living in New York City. My literary work has appeared in BOMB Magazine, the Brooklyn Rail, The Iowa Review, and The Pinch. I’ve received an Iowa Review Award in creative nonfiction and have been awarded fellowships by the Edward Albee Foundation and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program.


I have more than 15 years of professional experience in publishing, including as editor-in-chief of Scholastic Art Magazine (for which I won two Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Awards), and as a copywriter for Channel One News (for which I won an Association of American Publishers REVERE Award and a Cynopsis Kids !magination Award). My other notable projects include writing film treatments for the Russian-Jewish Museum of Tolerance in Moscow; designing branded content for the Motion Picture Association of America, Six Flags, Hasbro, and Spalding; and leading a UX-based website redesign for NASA’s Student Involvement Program.