Freelance Journalist

I am a freelance writer based near Dallas for various regional and national publications including The Dallas Morning News, DFW Child, Critical Read (New York), and Cleveland Business Connects (Ohio).
Honors: "Hidden Measures" - 2020 Finalist, Tucson Book Festival Literary Awards, reported narrative about a Black symphony musician and his quest to diversify American orchestras.
“The Children Left Behind” - 2016 Ten Spurs Award, Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference reported narrative about the children of opioid drug users. 


Words can soothe us, woo us, and move us... a thank you note, a marketing brochure, a news article. As Mark Twain wrote, "The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and ​a lightning bug."