Her works echo 19th century serial fiction while throwing down a live-wire storyteller's challenge to the remote-controlled seductions of contemporary cable TV. Her latest serial saga AS THE GLOBE WARMS is an online audio serial and live theatre work. (Learn More)
A native of Northern California, she moved to NYC at the age of seventeen and became involved in the East Village performance art scene. There, she originated sixteen solo pieces and wrote the screenplay for the indie film HOLLOW VENUS. She founded the alternative performance space CAFÉ BUSTELO, was employed as a go-go dancer, barmaid and cater waiter and crossed the country several times by car, train, bus, and thumb. All of this served to inspire the trans-American "performance novel","WHAT EVER: An American Odyssey."
This started out as as an underground performance serial in the back of an East Village bar (THE FORT) and went on to tour internationally as a critically acclaimed epic (8 part) solo play - from Chicago's Steppenwolf to London's Royal Festival Hall. [MORE PRESS]
Hailed by the NY times as "a masterwork of the solo form," it is published as a novel by Faber/Farrar, Straus & Giroux and was broadcast on public radio with host Ira Glass.