NOVEL

  • “The Agent”
    Victoria Clifford leads a few secret lives. The biggest one is the elegant scam—the perfect crime—she’s about to pull off for the sixth time.  But with her brother and aunt in on the scheme and both of them causing problems this time around, the gig may be up. Or not.

FULL LENGTH PLAYS — STAGED READINGS/ WORKSHOPS:

  • “Speaking the Language” (drama)
    A high-powered, arrogant attorney suddenly goes from being in the top 1% to the bottom 1% and dramatically changes her perspective on people, her current circumstances and her purpose in life. 
    • Staged Reading, City Lights Theatre, San Jose, CA —2018 with audience talk-back — see review
    • Workshop, Patricia Cotter Playwriting Workshop, San Francisco, CA ­— 2020
  • “Imprint” (drama)
    Katja has a severe anxiety disorder. And it isn’t all in her head.  An offhand remark by a near stranger sets in motion Katja’s discovery of epigenetic trauma and a shocking, long-held secret that explains her condition.
    • Staged Reading, Shelton Theater, San Francisco, CA — 2019 with audience talk-back
    • Workshop, Patricia Cotter Playwriting Workshop, San Francisco, CA ­— 2019
  • “The Nature of Things” (comedy)
    It’s an alternate universe, where women are in charge and men have to contend with gender discrimination and a glass ceiling.
    • Wordsmyth, New Play Reading Series semifinalist, Wordsmyth Theatre Company, Houston TX — 2019
    • Berkeley Rep Playwriting Workshop, Berkeley, CA — 2017

SHORT ONE-ACT PLAYS — FULLY PRODUCED (unless otherwise noted):

  • “Number 57”
    • Long Beach NY Inaugural Play Festival — originally scheduled for May 2020, now pending lifting of Covid restrictions
    • Tomo Suro Players, “About Love Festival” – Vancouver, CAN – November 2019
  • “Ring of Truth”
    • Durango Arts Festival – October 2019 Nylon Fusion Fate/ Reality Festival, NYC, NY – October 2019
    • Rhino Studio, Pompton Lakes, NJ – August 2019
    • Women in Theatre, “Kauai Shorts,” Kauai, HI – August 2019
    • Finalist, Durango Annual “10-Minute Play Festival,” Durango, CO – May 2019
  • “Miracle on Memory Lane”
    • Long Beach NY Inaugural Play Festival — scheduled for May 2020
    • Rhino Studio, Pompton Lakes, NJ – August 2019
  • “Time’s Up”
    • Semi-finalist, Vanguard Arts Collective Impossible Fest — April 2020
  • “Bingo”
    • Camino Real Playhouse, San Juan Capistrano, CA — January 2019
    • Players Backstage Theatre, Sarasota, FLA — November 2017
  • “Unplugged” — Zoom production
    • Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival, PA — June 2020
  • “Logan Comes of Age”
    • Shelton Theater, San Francisco, CA – July 2018 (Playwrights’ Center SF staged reading). Audience favorite in first round, voted to Playoff finals — November 2018.
    • Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NYC — June 2018
  • “Equal Opportunity”
    • The Actors Studio Newburyport, Newburyport, MA — October 2018
    • The King’s Shorts Festival, Nova Scotia, CAN — June 2018
    • Shelton Theatre, San Francisco, CA — May 2017 — (Playwrights’ Center SF staged reading)
  • “Seats 32 A and B”
    • Studio, Pompton Lakes, NJ – August 2019
    • Piano Fight, San Francisco, CA — July 2018
  • “Not My Type”
    • Towne Street Theatre, Los Angeles, CA — April 2018
  • “Helicopter”
    • Phoenix Stage Company, Oakville, CT — January 2018
  • “Typecast”
    • Short and Sweet Festival, Hollywood, CA — August 2017
  • “The Fortune Teller”
    • Short and Sweet Festival, Hollywood, CA — August 2017
  • “Post Partum”
    • Short and Sweet Festival, Sydney, AUS — March 2017
    • Pegasus Theatre, Sonoma, CA — August 2016
  • “Candy Thief”
    • Blue Pearl Theatrics, NYC — June 2016 (staged reading)
    • Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, FLA — July 2016
  • “French Laundry”
    • Smirk, San Francisco, CA — May 2011

Selected Published Short Stories:

  • “Tweaking Fate,” Hospital Drive
  • “Jupiter,“ Gravel
  • “Speaking the Language,“ Thrice Fiction
  • “The University,” Loud Zoo
  • “Imprint,” Magnolia Review

Selected Published Essays:

  • “The Woman Who is Not My Mother,” Biostories
  • “Breakthrough in Weight Loss Research, “America’s Funniest Humor Showcase
  • “A Tale of True Horror in Marin,” Marin Independent Journal