JOURNALISM: I am a writer who has spent my career working online, at daily newspapers, on magazines and as a freelancer. My beats have included courts, cops, health, natural science, small business. I’ve been an editor on metro and business desks.
I was digital director at the Reynolds Center for Business Journalism. I taught Business & Future of Journalism at Arizona State University and was a co-founder of #wjchat, a weekly Twitter-based gathering of web journalists.
POETRY: I have written poems off and on all my life. My poetry focuses on family, nature and the magical love of dogs. When my Mother died, I began using poetry to help explore grief. And, recently, I’ve written about how the Coronavirus has sent us all indoors and challenged our physical and psychic survival. See some of my recent poems.