Writing

While I am notoriously an enthusiastic librarian, you may not know that I am also an enthusiastic writer. See below for my current and past projects. Contact me for any commissions or inquiries.

Currently querying:

Being Charlie
Middle Grade Contemporary novel, 46k words
FREAKY FRIDAY x A DOG’S PURPOSE
Charlie is a rescue dog with a mysterious past.
Izzy is a 12yo vlogger whose dad just died.
When Izzy wakes up in Charlie’s body, she must navigate a new world. A world where she’s a dog. And a world where her dad is gone.
Features: queer representation, mental health topics, animal psychology

Currently Writing

Title TBD
Middle Grade Fantasy/Adventure

The Other Twin
YA Rom Com

Creative Writing Awards

  • Wetlands, 3rd place winner of the 2014 Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Awards for Prose
  • Someone said early October, Honorary Mention in the 2014 Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Awards for Poetry

Library Related Writing

I am available for library related writing commissions, including expanded versions of my existing blog posts, or articles/chapters on the following topics: public libraries, youth services, storytimes, reluctant readers, engaging teens, reader’s advisory, or virtual programming.