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Slanted and Disenchanted has been included in

A Book Wanderer's Top 10 Books of 2021!

What an honor to be included with these brilliant titles of 2021! Happy New Year, all! 

Book Reviews

"One of the best debut novels I've read in a long time...addicting [and] beautifully written."


My Fictional Oasis

"Absolutely brilliant...fabulous character development...[an] amazing debut novel."


SJ's Bookshelf Bookstagram

"Impressive character building and storytelling..."

Books, Beans, and Botany

"Beautifully written....a witty debut full of heart."


A Book Wanderer

"Takes you through every emotion possible..."


Addicted to Media

"I loved the writing style. The author nailed what it is like growing from teen to adult."


Granny Loves to Read Bookstagram

"It was a blast...with quirky and fantabulous writing, characters I love to death, and a plot I wholeheartedly enjoyed."


Jav Bond Books

“A blast from the past [with] references to 90s pop culture. I could relate to [the characters’] thoughts, feelings and situations…”


The Book Webb

Zine features and contributions


"The Table Gang" 

Ra Ra Rebel Issue 6

Author interview + Exclusive Excerpt

Slut Cake #12

"The '90s Rock Shows That Saved My Teenage Soul" + Book Review of Mark Lanegan's "Sing Backwards and Weep"

Skurt Cobain #4


"Rock You Like A Hurricane"

Senior Year Crush Essay

Slut Cake #13

Long Island Author Spotlight

Seen Zine #3

Interviews and podcast appearances

It was an absolute honor to be a guest on

Writer Mother Monster podcast with host Lara Ehrlich. We talk about anxiety, juggling motherhood and writing, and embarrassing moments. I think my New York accent comes out the strongest in this one. Sorry in advance.

Check it out here!


On Episode 250, I had the pleasure of chatting with Krystal Kenney of Ma Vie Creative podcast 

about the inspiration of Paris and how taking this risky leap abroad steered my life in an entirely different direction.

Listen here! 


"The defense is wrong!"

Talking about the novel by way of cinema with Andrew at Stamper Cinema podcast.We dive into one of our all-time favorite movies 'My Cousin Vinny' with favorite lines, '90s reminiscence, and my novel's own quirky Italian girl from New York.

Listen here


I had the pleasure to chat about books, publishing and writing inspiration with Dallas Woodburn on the Overflowing Bookshelves podcast!

Listen here!


I had an absolute blast talking with Jim the Podcast Sherpa on Too Many Podcasts. We talk about being an extra, Long Island, book stuff, and old-school stories of being a waitress at a Hollywood coffee shop. 


I sat down with Allison Grant Lounes on the Profiles in Franceformation podcast for this fun talk about my wonky and uncertain journey in France and my love for Alsace.

Listen here


Interview on the Writer's Drinking Coffee podcast where we talk about recovery, my paternal jazz roots, prog rock, jam bands, and more!

Listen here!


Live appearance on The Adam Messer Show on 107.5 FM in Savannah, Georgia! We talk about books we'll never publish, music from metal to late-90s pop and Adam plays a track from my late grandmother's 1960s jazz album.

Interview with Eric Z on the Successful Authors Podcast where we talk about my favorite drunk karaoke song, who I'd like to have dinner with living or dead, my literary crush, and why not...White Zombie.

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