“Teachers Need Our Support: What educators say they need now,” Harvard Ed. Magazine

“My Teen Stuggles with Executive Function: Here are 5 things his coach did to help,” Harvard GSE’s Usable Knowledge

“I’m Part of the Great Resignation: Here’s Why I Left My Job,” HuffPost

  • Related: Interviewed for “Did the Great Resignation Save Your Life?” The Cut

“What Marathon Training Taught Me About Writing a Novel,” The Writer

“My 12-Year-Old Son Is Paying Attention to the Kavanaugh Allegations. Now What?” HuffPost

“The Many Paths to Publishing: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3,” Palette

“Social Distancing Taught Me I Needed to Slow Down,” Palette

“Midlife Lessons from the Melrose Skate Park,” Melrose Weekly News

“Tight Knit: Boston’s Garment Industry Is Woven Into Our History,” North End Waterfront

“Tales from the City,” The Boston Globe Magazine


“Tender,” The Penmen Review (story received an Honorable Mention in 2021 CRAFT Flash Fiction Contest)

“Dream Catcher,” Bacopa Literary Review (story was a semi-finalist in 2021 The Writer magazine Spring Short Story Contest)

“The Playground,” Obelus Journal

“La Cathédrale,” Movable Feasts: An Anthology


Series of Sitting In columns in The Melrose Free Press:

Blending technology into classrooms,” 2014

“Grant helps Melrose students learn math,” 2014

New group invests in Melrose schools, community,” 2013

Schools find partners in The Bridge and MAAV,” 2013

Bread of Life fights local hunger,” 2013

Stop the beat of gun violence,” 2012 (Response to the massacre of 20 children and 6 teachers at the Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut)

“What will Common Core State Standards mean for Melrose?” 2012

Voices of sadness,” 2007 (Response to the raid and detention of 350 immigrants working in a New Bedford leather goods factory)

Recognition and Scholarships

2023 Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards, finalist, fiction category (“Blue Hour”)

2022 Literary Champion Scholarship, GrubStreet

2021 The Writer Magazine Spring Short Story Contest, Semi-finalist (“Dream Catcher”)

2021 CRAFT Flash Fiction Contest, Honorable Mention (“Tender”)