No Better, No Worse – A Short Film

June 13, 2016 | Filed Under Acting, Writing | Leave a Comment 

I wrote and am produced a short film in Salt Lake City this summer. No Better, No Worse follows a family in crisis whose troubles suddenly shift into perspective. We just launched the Indiegogo Campaign. Check it out to learn more about the film!



Burning Man Goes to Disneyland

March 18, 2016 | Filed Under Writing | Leave a Comment 

I followed a bunch of burners around for their 6th annual Burner Day at Disneyland, and wrote about it for LA Magazine. Read the article here.



Sundance: A Game of Chance (L.A. Magazine)

February 5, 2016 | Filed Under Writing | Leave a Comment 

I recently wrote a piece for L.A. Magazine about braving the Sundance e-waitlist. Read it here.



Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellow

September 28, 2015 | Filed Under Writing | Leave a Comment 

Estoy muy emocionado to announce that I’ve been selected as one of 15 international journalists to participate in the Gabriel García Márquez Fellowship in Cultural Journalism! In partnership with the Ministry of Culture, I’ll be going to Colombia in November to write about Cartagena, Mompox and the Magdalena River.



Hollywood Park, LA Weekly

December 12, 2013 | Filed Under Writing | Leave a Comment 

I wrote a profile piece for LA Weekly on the employees of the historic Hollywood Park racetrack. The track is soon to close down, 2013 being the last of its colorful 75 year history. Read the article here.



Reading at Barnes & Noble Santa Monica

September 20, 2013 | Filed Under Writing | Leave a Comment 

I’ll be reading from a work of non-fiction at the Santa Monica Barnes & Noble as part of USC’s Master of Professional Writing reading series.  The reading takes place on Friday, Sep. 20 at 7:00pm.  I take the stage just ahead of the incredible M.G. Lord, author of The Accidental Feminist and Forever Barbie.



Reading at The Last Bookstore

November 14, 2012 | Filed Under Writing | Leave a Comment 

I’ll be reading from my current non-fiction work-in-progress at The Last Bookstore as part of USC’s Master of Professional Writing reading series.  The reading takes place on Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30pm.  I’ll be read from an essay about the resonance of California upon my family.