Creative Non-Fiction

“Teaching Public Scholarship: Jacqueline Leavitt’s Living Legacy” in Critical Planning Journal, Vol 23, 2018.

“MyGrandmaWasARadical” essay in Tiferet Journal, Spring 2017. (Here is the link to a behind the scenes piece about this essay on Medium “Reclaiming Women’s Histories of Activism”)

Writers Read: Ocean Vuong’s Night Sky With Exit Wounds,” LunchTicket, May 22, 2017.


“The Descendent” Zocalo Public Square, July 2017

Naked CongressLady Liberty Lit, May 2017.

“(Of Course) we are in the same room,” Spectrum 3, 2016.

White Papers and Features

“Understanding Creative Vitality Through Data,” Sotheby’s Institute of Art, 2018.

“Teaching Public Scholarship: Jacqueline Leavitt’s Living Legacy,” Critical Planning Journal, University of California, Los Angeles, Issue 23, 2018.

“My Grandma Was a Radical,” Tiferet Journal, 2017.

Reclaiming Women’s Histories of Activism,” Medium, 2017.

This Thanksgiving, I’m Grateful for Immigration Reform,” Medium, 2014.

“Is Voting Old School?” Cover story for Affect Magazine, 2014.

Women in Governance: A Call to Action in California,” Medium, 2014.

On Technology, Sweet Bread and Democracy: behind the Scenes at #techla” The Dotted Line, Art Center College of Design, 2014.

“American innovation [electronic resource] : preserving and providing access to 80 years of industrial design history,” Co-authored by Amy Shimshon-Santo and Robert Dirig, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2014.

“Uniendo los puntos: Asociaciones en educación artística,” in VIVA! El Arte Comunitário y la Educación Popular en las Américas, Puerto Cabezas: Universidad de las Regiones Autónomas de la Costa Caribe Nicaragüense, 2010.

“Bringing the arts back to school,” in UCLA Today: Faculty and Staff News, 2007.

“Feminist Parenting” in LOUDmouth, Fall 2004.

“Art For Education’s Sake” in LOUDmouth, Summer 2004.


RMZ (2016)

Summer of Mourning (2015)

#ElaraMoves (2015)

Empty Nest (2013)

Democracy (2012 / Letterpress)

Alphabet Quest (2012)

Writing with Nina (2011) for National Endowment for the Arts’ Big Read program at the William Grant Still Art Center.

Speaking in Signs (2010)

Tree Fruit (2009)


“Mother Artist” poem / print exhibited in Breaking in Two, Pacific Standard TimeLA Times review of Breaking in Two. (2012. Letterpress Broadside)


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