M.F.A. University of California, Irvine
B.A. Vassar College
I taught three years at Orange Coast College, Irvine Valley College, and UCI and five years at LSU.
I teach fiction writing workshops through the Creative Writing Department and yoga classes through Johnston.
"Guru Cigarettes," 2005
"The Other Canyon," 2003
"Strange Toys," 1987
"Living in Ether," 1982
"Strange Toys" was also published in Great Britain, France, and is currently being translated into Japanese.
I was a National Merit Winner and a Presidential Scholar in high school. While at LSU, I was a Carnegie-Mellon Fellow at Harvard through the Bunting Institude. My second published novel received the Phillip. K. Dick Award.