I live on the coast of the Salish Sea. My poems have appeared in Narrative, Orion, Missouri Review, Rattle, Terrain, Radar, and Carolina Quarterly. My poetry collection Long Way Through Ruin was published by Blue Begonia Press. My second book Seed Wheel was published by Lost Horse Press in 2021.
I’m grateful for residencies and awards from Ucross, PLAYA, Willapa Bay AIR, Artists Trust, and Joya AIR (Spain). For many years I made documentary films, and my first film No Place Like Home premiered at the Venice Film Festival in Italy. I’m currently at work on a memoir, The Matter of All Things.
I’ve worked as a waitress, shipscaler, short-order cook, bookseller, printer, food bank coordinator, filmmaker, and freelance writer.