I am an award-winning novelist whose most recent book is the SciFi dystopian novel, Gods of IMAGO (RPP, 2023) . I am the author of IMAGO (Rogue Phoenix Press, 2019), Go Down To Silence, which was a finalist for the Christy Award, and has sold over 10,000 copies to date. My other books include Seeds: Meditations on Grace in a World with Teeth (Crosslink Publishing, 2017). I am a 2008 Christopher Isherwood Grant Recipient, an Honorable Mention in Glimmer Train's January 2012 Short-Short Fiction Contest. I have written the screenplay (the Pilot and Pitch Deck) for the novel Blood Clan – Limited Series, which is currently under review with several production companies. The Pilot for Go Down To Silence (also a Limited Series) was a Quarter Finalist for the 2023 The Script Lab Screenwriting Contest. I teach writing at Capital University, Columbus, OH, as well as at Antioch University.