Slanted and Disenchanted has been included in
What an honor to be included with these brilliant titles of 2021! Happy New Year, all!
"One of the best debut novels I've read in a long time...addicting [and] beautifully written."
"Absolutely brilliant...fabulous character development...[an] amazing debut novel."
"Impressive character building and storytelling..."
"Beautifully written....a witty debut full of heart."
"Takes you through every emotion possible..."
"I loved the writing style. The author nailed what it is like growing from teen to adult."
"It was a blast...with quirky and fantabulous writing, characters I love to death, and a plot I wholeheartedly enjoyed."
“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
"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.
I had the pleasure to chat about books, publishing and writing inspiration with Dallas Woodburn on the Overflowing Bookshelves podcast!
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.
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.
Interview on the Writer's Drinking Coffee podcast where we talk about recovery, my paternal jazz roots, prog rock, jam bands, and more!
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.
I chat with Brook at She Blurbs about writing the sequel to Slanted and Disenchanted, sharing small apartments (and beds) with French guys I don't know in Paris and Dave Grohl's Goodreads page.
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.