6.25.19 - Published in  Peach Mag   My short fiction  Neon Barbie  is featured in    Peach Mag        today.

6.25.19 - Published in Peach Mag
My short fiction Neon Barbie is featured in Peach Mag today.

12.1.18 -  OTML  Release Date   One Too Many Lies  now available through    Amazon    and    West44   .

12.1.18 - OTML Release Date
One Too Many Lies now available through Amazon and West44.

7.11.18 - Poetry Reading @ Pine Apple Co.  I read a super-short story,  I Go Where I Go , at the Smirk event at Pine Apple Co. today. Video    here   .

7.11.18 - Poetry Reading @ Pine Apple Co.
I read a super-short story, I Go Where I Go, at the Smirk event at Pine Apple Co. today. Video here.

10.20.16 -  Trouble  music video released  I shot, directed, and edited the video for  Trouble  - the newest single from my band Parade Chic. Watch it    here   .

10.20.16 - Trouble music video released
I shot, directed, and edited the video for Trouble - the newest single from my band Parade Chic. Watch it here.

8.4.16 - Parade Chic Plays Canalside  My band Parade Chic performed at Canalside Buffalo today. This was my favorite venue to play thus far. As we are going through a change of lineup at this time, it was also the first and last show played with all 7 members of our band.

8.4.16 - Parade Chic Plays Canalside
My band Parade Chic performed at Canalside Buffalo today. This was my favorite venue to play thus far. As we are going through a change of lineup at this time, it was also the first and last show played with all 7 members of our band.

4.16.19 - “Dear Diary” Reading  I revealed decades old secrets and read excerpts from my 2nd grade journal at the    Dear Diary    event @ Mr. Goodbar  (Watch the full performance   here!   )

4.16.19 - “Dear Diary” Reading
I revealed decades old secrets and read excerpts from my 2nd grade journal at the Dear Diary event @ Mr. Goodbar (Watch the full performance here!)

10.15.18 - Published in  Smirk   My short story  The See-Through  was published in  Smirk   Literary Magazine  today. You can view the full issue ( Transitions - Fall 2018 )    here   .

10.15.18 - Published in Smirk
My short story The See-Through was published in Smirk Literary Magazine today. You can view the full issue (Transitions - Fall 2018) here.

Spring 2018 -  One Too Many Lies  publication date announced  My YA Verse Novel,  One Too Many Lies , will be released December 1st, 2018. This is part of a series of hi-lo books for struggling teen readers. More info on this series at    West44Books.com   .

Spring 2018 - One Too Many Lies publication date announced
My YA Verse Novel, One Too Many Lies, will be released December 1st, 2018. This is part of a series of hi-lo books for struggling teen readers. More info on this series at West44Books.com.

7.1.18 - Parade Chic live on AltBuffalo  1/2 of Parade Chic performed an “acoustic” set live on  Alternative Buffalo 107.7  tonight.

7.1.18 - Parade Chic live on AltBuffalo
1/2 of Parade Chic performed an “acoustic” set live on Alternative Buffalo 107.7 tonight.

12.11.15 -  One and Only Secret Dream  album release   My band Parade Chic has just released our first full length album,  One and Only Secret Dream . Find it on    Spotify   ,    Bandcamp   , or anywhere else you stream music.

12.11.15 - One and Only Secret Dream album release
My band Parade Chic has just released our first full length album, One and Only Secret Dream. Find it on Spotify, Bandcamp, or anywhere else you stream music.

3.12.15 -  The Longest Shortest Month  on display at Sugar City  I created a piece of art every day for the month of February, entitled  The Longest Shortest Month . My work will be on display as part of the Fun-A-Day art show at Sugar City.

3.12.15 - The Longest Shortest Month on display at Sugar City
I created a piece of art every day for the month of February, entitled The Longest Shortest Month. My work will be on display as part of the Fun-A-Day art show at Sugar City.

12.11.18 - Book Launch Party!  Dec. 11th, 2018 @ 7-9pm Pine Apple Company 65 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY

12.11.18 - Book Launch Party!
Dec. 11th, 2018 @ 7-9pm
Pine Apple Company
65 Allen Street, Buffalo, NY

9.30.18 -  Kirkus  Review   Kirkus  reviewed my forthcoming YA Verse Novel,  One Too Many Lies . Read it    here   .

9.30.18 - Kirkus Review
Kirkus reviewed my forthcoming YA Verse Novel, One Too Many Lies. Read it here.

6.1.17 -  Noisemakers  Interview  I was interviewed by  Noisemakers  for a feature on female musicians in Buffalo. Topics include rescuing insects and storytelling.  (Many details are off here, but I’m pretty long-winded so it can be hard to keep up with.)  Read it    here   .

6.1.17 - Noisemakers Interview
I was interviewed by Noisemakers for a feature on female musicians in Buffalo. Topics include rescuing insects and storytelling. (Many details are off here, but I’m pretty long-winded so it can be hard to keep up with.) Read it here.

11.18.14 - Belle & Sebastian  The Party Line  Music Video   I had the opportunity to be an actor in Belle & Sebastian’s  The Party Line  music  video , filmed in Toronto over the course of one weekend in October. B&S has been one of my favorite bands since I was a kid, so it was a huge thrill to take part. Watch  The Party Line  video    here   . More work by awesome director, Scott Cudmore,    here   .  I was also in Belle & Sebastian’s  BBC Scotland Live Sessions , while living abroad in 2005. I assumed it was a once in a lifetime experience, but I’m glad I was wrong. Both the  BBC Sessions  and  The Party Line  had a 70’s era wardrobe. One of my favorites from the BBC Series series was  Funny Little Frog   ,   which you can find        here   .

11.18.14 - Belle & Sebastian The Party Line Music Video

I had the opportunity to be an actor in Belle & Sebastian’s The Party Line music video, filmed in Toronto over the course of one weekend in October. B&S has been one of my favorite bands since I was a kid, so it was a huge thrill to take part. Watch The Party Line video here. More work by awesome director, Scott Cudmore, here.

I was also in Belle & Sebastian’s BBC Scotland Live Sessions, while living abroad in 2005. I assumed it was a once in a lifetime experience, but I’m glad I was wrong. Both the BBC Sessions and The Party Line had a 70’s era wardrobe. One of my favorites from the BBC Series series was Funny Little Frog, which you can find here.

11.15.18 -  OTML  Spotify Playlist  West 44 Books asked me for 5 songs as a starting point for a  One Too Many Lies  playlist. I went a little overboard, but eventually narrowed my list down to just 30 befitting tunes - all of which they used. Presented    here    in no particular order, you may shuffle.

11.15.18 - OTML Spotify Playlist
West 44 Books asked me for 5 songs as a starting point for a One Too Many Lies playlist. I went a little overboard, but eventually narrowed my list down to just 30 befitting tunes - all of which they used. Presented here in no particular order, you may shuffle.

10.12.18 -  One Too Many Lies  cover reveal   West44 Books posted an official “cover reveal” for my YA Verse Novel  One Too Many Lies.

10.12.18 - One Too Many Lies cover reveal
West44 Books posted an official “cover reveal” for my YA Verse Novel One Too Many Lies.

2.14.18 -  Strike  album preview  My band Parade Chic has just released a four song album preview. Available on    Bandcamp    and    Spotify   .

2.14.18 - Strike album preview
My band Parade Chic has just released a four song album preview. Available on Bandcamp and Spotify.

5.18.15 - Parade Chic Wins Best New Band  My band Parade Chic was thrilled to win “Best New Band” in the  Artvoice’s   Best of Buffalo  today!

5.18.15 - Parade Chic Wins Best New Band
My band Parade Chic was thrilled to win “Best New Band” in the Artvoice’s Best of Buffalo today!

8.13.14 - new design work
I am now working as a graphic designer for a childrens’ publishing house. Check out some of my book designs here.