Writing

Published Works

“A Trunk, Full” – short story, Future Histories Literary Magazine

“Elementary” – flash fiction honorable mention, Reflex Fiction

“All My Last Things” – prose piece, The Tufts Observer

“Found” – American Sign Language poem, The Tufts Observer

Scripts

Script 1: Tommy’s Girl- A young woman works her last day at Tommy’s Diner before going away to college (Part 3 of “Edgewood, Ohio”)

Script 2: Summer School – A teenage boy stuck in summer school gets a chance to prove himself to his crush. (Part 1 of “Edgewood, Ohio”)

Script 3: Day One – An office worker struggles to stick to the first day of his diet when he learns that it’s his coworker’s birthday. (Part 2 of “Edgewood, Ohio”)

Fiction Favorites

“Wallace’s Tongue” – A new father struggles to find the right words to tell his children that he loves them.

“A Little Weight” – A mother and daughter go thrift-store shopping together in order to find an appropriate dress for the daughter’s private school dance.

“Commodore Sergeant” – A widowed father notices that his son starts sleepwalking shortly after the death of their family dog, Sergeant.

“Gardening” – A young woman discovers something horrible in her small community garden plot.

Essays & Academic Papers

Film Analysis: Reading and Rope – Analysis on the role of books and reading in Hitchcock’s Rope

English Essay: Gulliver’s Travels – A close reading of the Struldbrug passage in Gulliver’s Travels

Literature Analysis: Blood Meridian – An analysis of Cormac McCarthy’s use of wolf, stone, and coin imagery in Blood Meridian

Film Analysis: Mean Streets – A close look at Martin Scorceses’ modern take on Italian neo-realism and the gangster genres

Reading Between the Lines: Lolita – An exploration of the dark, dismal undercurrents of Humbert Humbert’s longing in Lolita