My Newsletter

  • August 14, 2017 Coffee with Recovering Academics

    Since I’ve left my position as a tenure track assistant professor, I find myself regularly sitting across a coffee table from academics or former academics — often women and minorities —...

  • June 13, 2017 Five Steps for Leaving Academia

    == *Five Steps for Leaving Academia * ==

  • June 06, 2017 Five Surprises from Two Years of Academic Recovery

    It's been a while I know, but I'm baaack and feeling the itch to write more, so stay tuned! My new article is below, but I thought I'd take a quick moment to share two other creative projects I've rec...

  • June 13, 2016 I Want a New Story.

    This morning when President Obama addressed the nation because of the mass shooting in Orlando, I daydreamed that in the middle of his speech he would stop and say:

  • November 11, 2015 Writing about Suicide

    I wrote an article about suicide, mental illness, the San Francisco Bay Bridge and my mother’s death. It’s very p...