Published Books

Academy for the Gifted (novel). YA thriller. Jan 2022. Winner of a 2022 Scholastic Gold Key.

Not the Heir (novel). YA fantasy. Dec 2020.

Collecting Dust (collection). Creator & Editor, authors around the world. Aug 2022.

Published Short Fiction & Poetry

"See You Later" in The Weight Journal. March 2021.

"Distorted Reflection"
in Cathartic Youth Literary Magazine. April 2021.

"Blade" and "Masks of MMXX" in The Vision. May 2021.

"You Would Never Even Notice" in Potted Purple. May 2021.

"Grocery Market"
in Paper Crane Journal. June 2021.

Honors & Awards

Not the Heir featured on Katie Couric "Books for Young Readers." December 2020.

 

"Crestfallen" and "Lola" First Place Fiction in Chappaqua Library Young Writers Contest. Two-time winner: 2021 and 2022.

Not the Heir First Place Youth Author Fiction Purple Dragonfly Award. July 2021.

 

American Voices nomination and 8 Gold Keys in the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (novel writing, short fiction, and poetry). January 2022.

National Silver Medal: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. March 2022.

Academy for the Gifted: Winner of a National Indie Excellence Award in Young Adult Fiction. June 2022.

Worldwide Play Festival: play "Palate Cleanse" selected for performance at Bryant Park Reading Room. May 2022.

Events

AuthorTube Virtual Retreats presenter: "Creating Characters." September 2020.

AuthorTube Virtual Retreats presenter: "A Complete Self-Publishing Guide." December 2020.

Teen Self-Publishing Panel with Writopia. December 2020.

Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival, Invited Author. October 2021.

Book release signings at Scattered Books. December 2020 & January 2022.

Invited Guest Author at Greenville Elementary School Book Fair: presentation and Q&A (May 2022)

Experience

Editor in Chief of literary magazine The Vision. 2022. [staff: 2020-2022]

Writopia Intern, Assistant for Online Workshop of Younger Writers. 2020 & 2022.

First Reader for Polyphony Lit. 2021-present.

Chappaqua Library Volunteer. 2021-present.

Co-Leader of “Goodreaders” Club; Co-Founder and Co-leader of Art History Club. 2021-present.

Volunteer piano teacher at Mount Kisco Childcare Center. 2018 & 2020.

Education

Writopia Creative Portfolio Program & Novel-Writing Intensive. 2020-present.

 

Barnard Young Women Writers’ Institute: Witches. July 2020.

Kenyon Review Young Writers Summer Program. July 2021.