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:

  • “Talking Tenderloin” – A.K.A. “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. 
    • Semi-finalist, Future Fest 2022 – The Dayton Playhouse, Dayton, OH
    • Staged Reading, City Lights Theatre, San Jose, CA –2018 with audience talk-back – see review
  • “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.
    • AACT New Play Festival – 2020 semifinalist
    • Finalist, Shawnee Playhouse Full Length Play Contest – Shawnee, Pennsylvania – 2020
    • Staged Reading, Shelton Theater, San Francisco, CA – 2019 with audience talk-back
    • Workshop, Patricia Cotter Playwriting Workshop, San Francisco, CA ­– 2019
  • “The Way it Works” – A.K.A. “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.
    • New Works Festival semifinalist, Garry Marshall Theatre, Burbank, CA – 2021
    • Finalist, Tennessee Williams Play Festival, New Orleans, LA – 2021
    • Semifinalist, Landing Theatre, New American Voices, Houston, TX – 2020
    • New Play Reading Series semifinalist, Wordsmyth Theatre Company, Houston TX – 2019
    • Berkeley Rep Playwriting Workshop, Berkeley, CA – 2017
  • “Maggie and Charlotte” (drama)
    Is it futile to fight fate? To hope for the return of the person who used to be? Is it possible to have hope, happiness and dementia at the same time? 
    • Staged Reading, Playwrights’ Center of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA – 2021 with audience talk-back
    • Patricia Cotter Playwriting Workshop, San Francisco, CA – 2020/2021

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

  • “Bingo”
    • Camino Real Playhouse, San Juan Capistrano, CA – January 2019
    • Players Backstage Theatre, Sarasota, FLA – November 2017
  • “Candy Thief”
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
    • Blue Pearl Theatrics, NYC – June 2016 (staged reading)
    • Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, FLA – July 2016
  • “The Doctor Will See You Now”
    • –  Zoom Reading, Play by Play, Oakland, CA. – June 2020
  • “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)
  • “The Fortune Teller”
    • Short and Sweet Festival, Hollywood, CA – August 2017
  • “French Laundry”
    • Smirk, San Francisco, CA – May 2011
  • “Helicopter”
    • Phoenix Stage Company, Oakville, CT – January 2018
  • “Jupiter”
    • The Actors’ Studio of Newburyport – 5th Annual Short Play Festival – August 2022
    • Theatre In the Raw One-Act Play Writing Contest – third place, Vancouver – June 2022
  • “Logan Comes of Age”
    • “Best Short Plays 2018”, Shelton Theater, San Francisco, CA
    • Gallery Players, Brooklyn, NYC – June 2018
  • “Miracle on Memory Lane”
    • Long Beach NY Inaugural Play Festival – October 2022
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
    • Long Beach NY Inaugural Play Festival – scheduled for May 2020, delayed due to Covid.
    • Rhino Studio, Pompton Lakes, NJ – August 2019
  • “Not My Type”
    • Towne Street Theatre, Los Angeles, CA – April 2018
  • “Number 57”
    • Long Beach NY Inaugural Play Festival – October 2022
    • Finalist, “Stage It, 2022,” Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
    • Long Beach NY Inaugural Play Festival – scheduled for May 2020, delayed due to Covid.
    • Tomo Suro Players, “About Love Festival” – Vancouver, CAN – November 2019
  • “Pandumbic”
    • Playwrights’ Center San Francisco – Best Short Plays 2020 – July 2020
  • “Post Partum”
    • Short and Sweet Festival, Sydney, AUS – March 2017
    • Pegasus Theatre, Sonoma, CA – August 2016
  • “The Rent”
    • Theatre In the Raw One-Act Play Writing Contest – social issues recognition, Vancouver – June 2022
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
  • “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
  • “Seats 32 A and B”
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
    • Rhino Studio, Pompton Lakes, NJ – August 2019
    • Piano Fight, San Francisco, CA – July 2018
  • “Sin of Omission”
    • –  Zoom Reading, Play by Play, Oakland, CA. – June 2020
  • “They Didn’t Hurt Us” (monologue)
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
  • “Time’s Up”
    • Semi-finalist, Vanguard Arts Collective Impossible Fest – April 2020
  • “Typecast”
    • Short and Sweet Festival, Hollywood, CA – August 2017
  • “Unplugged” – Zoom production
    • Fringe of Marin – Short Play Festival – May 2021
    • Central PA Theatre and Dance Festival, PA – June 2020

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