2009- Education Specialist Credential, Touro University

2007- Master of Fine Arts, Fiction- San Francisco State University

1996- Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, San Francisco State University


Selected Publications:

Catamaran Literary Reader

Chicago Quarterly Review

Arroyo Literary Review

Cha: An Asian Literary Journal



Cimarron Review

J Journal: New Writing On Justice

Invisible City Audio Tours: Heliography



Underground America: Narratives of Undocumented Lives- Assistant Editor

Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy- Assistant Editor


Residencies and Awards:

Red Gate Gallery, Beijing- 2012 Writer in Residence

Glimmer Train Fiction Open Contest- 2012 Finalist

Montana Prize in Fiction- 2014 Finalist



San Francisco State University, 2006-2007

Academy of Art University, 2007

Vallejo Unified School District, 2008-2010

City University of Hong Kong, 2010-2015

The Writing Salon, San Francisco, 2015-Present