Collaborated with Sonya Darrow to eulogize Ella and Lizzie Cherry at the dedication of their headstones, June 2017, Oak Shade Cemetery, Marion, Iowa.
I was on the staff of the Drama program at Franklin Middle School from 2014-20, overseeing a musical and a student-written play each school year. Duties included mentoring student writers (who produced 8 full-length plays), parent communication, scheduling, costumes, props, set construction, lighting, sound, and wrangling the true drama backstage.
Guest Writer for SPT Theatre, May 2014. CSPS, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
“The Cherry Sisters’ First Trial” was produced in the Cedar Rapids Downtown Library’s beautiful new Whipple Auditorium, in a presentation sponsored by the library, April 24 and 27, 2014.
One-act play “The Cherry Sisters’ First Trial,” co-written with Sonya Darrow, Theatre Cedar Rapids Underground New Play Festival, September 2013.
Reading at CSPS in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (Dec. 1, 2012), sponsored by Obsolete! Magazine and NewBo Books, featuring W. Joe Hoppe, Kelly Shriver, Walter Chien, Jonna Higgins-Freese, Todd Colby, and Rich Dana.
Audio published by Bound Off (Feb. 1, 2013).
My short story “The Origin of the Drug Pyramid” was published in the book “The Best of Obsolete! Magazine: the first two years.”
Live, on stage, a man shoved a sandwich down his pants! Watch my ten-minute play “The Ethical Dilemma of a Sandwich Down the Pants” in its entirety on YouTube.
Great opening night review of my 10-minute play “The Ethical Dilemma of a Sandwich Down the Pants:
”Sandwich is delightful.“ -Matthew Falduto, Iowa Theatre Blog
Short story “How to Render Alexa” was named a finalist in BOMB Magazine’s 2011 Fiction Contest