Professional Portfolio

My Portfolio

If you have any questions about these publications or inquiries about hiring me, please contact me through email (

CV, references, and extended clippings happily available upon request.

Here’s what I’ve written…

Essay It’s Not a Performance, a report on Indy Convergence 2015, for HowlRound, an online commons by and for people who make performance, August 2015

Reviews for Mooney on Theatre, Toronto’s theatre review blog, of five 2015 Toronto Fringe Festival shows: Corral Blue Can’t Dance, Liver Diie, Adventures of a Redheaded Coffeeshop Girl, Heart Puppetations, Me With You. July 2015

Blog Post “Neither Actor/Server nor Adjunct Professor Novelist: Emerging Playwright Economics” for HowlRound, April 2015

“Notes on the Play” for six of the Shaw Festival‘s 2015 season shows: Sweet Charity, Pygmalion, Top Girls, Peter and the Starcatcher, You Never Can Tell (as well as production notes for The Lady and the Sea and Peter and the Starcatcher and the Author Bios for Cabaret in the physical programs) Summer 2015.

Guest Blog for The Write Practice, This Playwright Explains How to Write Great Dialogue. November 2014.

Playwright Point of View Article for Playwrights Guild of Canada “A Quest for Why: Adaptation or Theatre from the Gut.” October 2014.

Facebook, Twitter, and Website content/maintenance for the Toronto Cold Reads, a weekly cold series for new television, film, theatre, and performance writing based in Toronto, ON. From September 2014 to the present.

Facebook content and social media coordination for Mary Macleod’s Shortbread, a boutique all-butter Scottish shortbread company based in Toronto, ON. August through December 2014.

Playwright bios for Edward Bond (The Sea) and Katori Hall (The Mountaintop) for the physical programs for the 2014 Shaw Festival productions. Summer 2014.

Blog Post “So I Guess I am a Dramaturg?: Reflecting on Toronto’s LMDA Mini-Conference?” for Essays, Practice, and Opinions on HowlRound. Also linked at Summer 2014.

Scriptwriter Portfolio of screenplays, play scripts, and personal editorials as honor’s thesis for the Rice University English Department. Spring 2013.

Edited and supervised overall design and content as Editor in Chief for r2ricereview 2013 final mag of R2: The Rice Review, Rice University’s award-winning literary journal. Published Spring 2013.

Reviews of student productions of The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon, Guernica, and Tartuffe for The Rice Thresher. Fall 2012 and Spring 2013.

Edited and selected fiction included in 2012 edition of R2: The Rice Review. Published Spring 2012.

Online content for Houston Center for Literacy, Run for a Reason Charity page for the 2013 Houston Chevron Marathon. I also founded the News Clips, a weekly e-blast about adult literacy advocacy news and current events. Summer 2012.

Interviews with novelist Sue Monk Kidd and poet Laura-Eve Engel contributed as staff writer for 2011 edition of R2: The Rice Review. Published Spring 2011.

Articles published on Shakespeare’s Globe, British vs. American higher education, and British holiday traditions as study abroad correspondent for Standard Travels column of The Rice Standard. Fall 2011.

Press releases for the Rice Players, longest running student theatre troupe in Houston, TX, for Noises Off! (Fall 2010) and Dog Sees God (Spring 2011).

Short story “Painting” published in The Collegiate Scholar, published by the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), Fall 2010.

Reviews of Austin City Limits, the Alley Theatre’s production of Our Town, the Michael Jackson documentary This Is It, and Tim Burton’s film 9 for The Rice Thresher, Rice University’s newspaper. Fall 2009 and Spring 2010.


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