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  • earned an MFA in creative writing from Antioch International in London.

  • varied professional career with stints at an advertising agency, multiple broadcast TV stations, a radio station group and cable TV.

  • positions across the gamut: administrator, copywriter, project manager, creative director, media planner/negotiator, account manager, communications manager, national sales manager, local sales manager, digital sales manager and director of sales.

  • researched and planned all media, including traditional and new. Earned or paid-for. Inbound or outbound. Media at its root is a means of communication.

  • published a poetry chapbook Canned with Finishing Line Press.

  • poetry and reviews have appeared in a wide variety of print and online journals including Portage, Midwest Prairie Review, Broad!, Glassworks, Split Rock Review, Passager, and Rivet Journal.

  • interested in in mixed media collaborations. Poetry and dance. Poetry and visual art. Poetry and advertising. Blogs and creative nonfiction.

  • especially in love with broadsides, a format originally developed during the Industrial Revolution for the printing of ephemera.

  • taking digital arts and photography classes in order to expand my creativity.

  • self-taught website designer. Enjoys creating the world more beautiful for friends, family, fellow writers and clients.

  • active volunteer and advocate with Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets (wfop.org), serving as web manager, regional VP, organizing events and contests, including a monthly poetry reading series HOTT (houseofthetomato.com). and co-collaborator on Bramble Literary Magazine.

Live or die, but don’t poison everything.
— Saul Bellow