I am a writer and editor living by the beach in Southern California. I have written about books, food, travel, art, technology, health and design for the Los Angeles Times, Eater, New York Magazine, Refinery29, SAVEUR, Gucci, Extra Crispy, What Youth, Los Angeles Magazine, Electric Literature, The Millions, The Wirecutter, L.A. Weekly, Lifehacker, Huffington Post Arts, Apartment Therapy, Beautiful/Decay, Art Ltd., CSQ, Daily Serving and Radiant. I edited Digital Photographer from 2008-2012. My fiction and poetry appear in Connu and L.A. Weekly.
I hold a Masters of Professional Writing from USC and a Bachelor’s in Art History from Cal State University Channel Islands.
When I’m not writing, reading, cooking or eating, I like to travel near and far with my husband and two little kids. We also own a brewery in Ventura: madewest.com.