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I draw, write, and paint in Mishawaka, Indiana.  I was first published at the age of six through a creative writing project sponsored by St. Mary's college.  My book of poetry, Finished Canvases: A Collection of Poetry, was published by From The Prairie Publications in 2015.  Michiana Monologues chose and performed one of my pieces in their 2020 reading.  My play "Nowhere Fast" will be performed in the mainstage at the South Bend Civic Theatre when the theatre reopens.  The November 2020 issue of Femailings will publish my piece entitled "Affirmations".  My next book, about bipolar disorder and my experience with it, will be available in 2021.

I have a passion for grammar and a love of people. I am an artist who is open about both my work and my life.  People who don't think like I do are an important part of my life.  I am constantly looking for opportunities to learn.  I plan to spend the rest of my life becoming a more proficient artist and writer.  As an artist, I am totally committed to beauty and truth.  All of my writing is, to some extent, autobiographical

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