is a writer based on Hawaii Island.


Her essays, fiction and poetry have been published in Lion's Roar, The Sun, Appalachia Journal, West Coast Line, Prism International, subTerrain, and other delightful places.

She is also the author of a handful of books and of the popular publishing blog The Intern, which ran from 2009-2013 and was a Writer's Digest 100 Best Websites for Writers.

When she isn't writing, you can find her playing with chainsaws, moving large rocks for no apparent reason, and occasionally drawing.

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