I love putting words together and writing has always been part of my toolkit. I've covered art, sustainability, food, and travel for Make, Craft, Flavorpill, JetBlue, and more.

:: Featured ::

Art Parks: 10 Places to Enjoy Public Art in the Outdoors
Trust for Public Land

Grow Your Own Way: Urban Homesteaders Reinvent the Family Farm
Common Ground

Om at Home: Greening the Way You Live
Common Ground

Art Cakes at SFMOMA
National Geographic Traveler

:: Culture & Lifestyle ::

Jay Xu: Museum Innovator
Princeton Alumni Weekly

Revered and Reviled: Eye-catching edifices in the East Bay
The Monthly

B. Spoke Tailor: Nan Eastep tailors clothes for urban cyclers
Craft Magazine

Living Walls: The glass murals of Rufus Butler Seder
Make: Magazine

A Life in Letters: Keeping the art of handset type alive
Oakland Magazine

Art and Commerce Collide: A new art walk on Oakland's 40th Street Corridor
Oakland Magazine

Doing Da Vinci: Testing the inventions of the greatest maker of all time
Make: Magazine

Art Delivered to Your Doorstep: Artists selling art by subscription
The Monthly

In the Living Library, Everyone's an Open Book
Common Ground

:: Green Living ::

Spring Greening: The dirt on East Bay garden stores
The Monthly

Treespotting in Detroit: Transforming the ghetto palm into lumber
Make: Magazine

Farmsreach Pairs Farmers and Local Food Producers Online
Sustainable Industries

Eco-Graffiti: Ditching spray paint for eco-friendly materials
Common Ground

:: Food ::

Good Eats and Good Will at Mission Street Food
Common Ground

A Moveable Feast: Underground dining with Chef Leif Hedendal
Common Ground

Sweet Spots: Organic treats around town
Common Ground

Restaurant Eloise: A garden of earthly delights
Common Ground

At Piccino, Small Is Beautiful
Common Ground

Just Desserts at Mission Pie
Common Ground

OPEN Restaurant: Chez Panisse chefs turn dining into theater
Common Ground


Writer, MondoWindow, 2011
Wrote travel highlights for SXSW launch of MondoWindow, an inflight, location-aware travel site for WiFi-enabled planes.

Art Critic, The Monthly, 2008-2011
Covered East Bay arts scene and wrote monthly art pick. Developed relationships with local gallerists, artists.

City Editor, Jet San Francisco, 2010
Covered dining, shopping, hotels, culture, and insider interviews for JetBlue's SF city guide. Managed editorial calendar. Wrote 2-3 posts per day. Food and venue photography. Social media.

Arts Writer, Flavorpill, 2008-2010
Crafted snappy, 100-word write-ups of Bay Area cultural events for Flavorpill's weekly calendar. Developed relationships with local gallerists, artists.


Running through Fire Running through Fire
Publication date: 2004
I copyedited this Holocaust memoir by Zosia Goldberg, a strong, spirited Jewish woman born in Poland who managed to escape the death camps by passing as a Gentile. The book was published by Mercury House, a small literary publisher in San Francisco.

Moon Metro Paris Moon Metro Paris
Publication date: 2003.
I've spent time in Paris both studying and working, so I jumped at the chance to fact check and copyedit this pocket guide to the City of Lights. Fun, but also a whirlwind of hard work and a relentless quest to make sure every phone number, address and street map were correct.


Tiny Windows: Looking at Pictures, 2006-2010
Photography has always been an interest and I created this blog as a way to cover photo shows, books, artist projects, and found photography.