Author/Poet

 Literary Accomplishments

 

Literary Accomplishments:

 

My poetry has been published in the Daytona Beach Community College’s literary magazine, “Reflections” in 1993.  I have also been published in the “Famous Poet’s Anthology” in 1994 and the Poetry Guild’s, “Footprints in the Sand” in 1996.  I’ve had four articles published in the “Daytona Beach News Journal” between 1996 and 1999. I have been published in Love’s Chance Magazine, winter 2004. One poem published in Nocturnal Lyric Magazine, fall of 2005. First Place Award- 7-UP/Bi-Mart Holiday Poem Contest, January, 2009.

 

My song “Over The Edge” was recorded by Hill Top Records in 1998.

 

I published a poetry book titled “Angels Near and Far” through Publish America in November of 2006. “Soccer Skills” article in May/June, 2009 issue of Scuola Calcio Soccer Coaching Magazine. Won third place in children’s story contest through www.smories.com; September 2010. Literature 4 Kids June, 2011. Poetry book, "Hearts, Hopes, and Halos" was published in 2012.

 

 

Education:

 

I attended Daytona Beach Community College in 1990- 1993 and took creative writing classes during this period. I became a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators in 2002. As a member I attended the SCBWI Conference in Reno the same year. I attended the SCBWI Nuts and Bolts Workshop in October 2003. I attended Western Nevada Community College. I volunteered at the Tahoe/Reno Film Festival Aug.22-28, 2005 and was a Production Assistant on the short film “Under the Collar.”