I write novels and short stories for teens, middle grade and elementary school readers. I was born and raised in Bristol, Connecticut and now live in Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley.  I am a full-time development officer during the day and write fiction early in the morning and late at night. I am a former kindergarten teacher, a member of the Rutgers University Council on Children’s Literature, and I enjoy leading writing workshops with students of all ages. I am also a writing instructor for local colleges, high schools and middle schools.

 

If you'd like to know more about me, send a note and say hi! In the meantime, here's a few snapshots that might reveal where a few of my stories come from. Enjoy!

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