author photo smallerI grew up in four different cities in three different Western states. I have a PhD in English, and I’ve worked as an insurance investigator, English teacher, and tutor. 

I live in a 1960’s tract house in a small town near San Francisco. Its rooms are painted orange, green, and blue, with dog hair and dust bunnies drifting into the corners. In these rooms I write stories, weave tapestries, paint pictures, and try to decide what’s for dinner.