Escaping her lonely island in search of her vanished mentor, 15-year-old Song joins the last of the Cantors, an ancient order of warriors who defend the universe from monsters beyond the edge of existence. But in the isolated city of Cantors, rebellion is brewing, and the monsters may be closer than anyone could’ve imagined. Runner-upContinue reading “The Shape of the World”
In 1890s Brytainnia, corsets are in vogue, magic is illegal, and an ancient threat is rising in the shadows. Meanwhile, 13-year-old Abigail Crowe is drawn into a web of family secrets and murderous lies. An on-going, five-book independent YA webseries, publishing chapters biweekly. Go ahead and start reading here. First book also available through amazon andContinue reading “The Ravenscourt Tragedies”
Asheville’s Juniper Bends Reading Series needed off-beat flyer concepts to promote its monthly poetry readings, as well as a recognizable logo mark. In addition to the logo design, the collage-based posters emphasized the group’s alternative style, and the redaction! digital chapbook was designed and compiled for e-release.
The Creative Writers’ Alliance, Malta is a NGO working to promote writers’ rights in Malta. For their rebranding, they wanted a polished, bright, modern design to reflect their forward momentum, providing a banner under which writers could unite.
An interactive audio installation, herbarium was created as part of the Stejjer Imfewha Artistic Heriatage project. Combining audio narratives and a living display of plants, it was realized at an exhibition in Malta’s Inquisitor’s Palace in May of 2016. Four audio narratives were recorded by participants and placed in custom-made shadow boxes, along with samplesContinue reading “herbarium”
A university creative arts magazine featuring a selection of student work from the University of North Carolina Asheville, Headwaters’ annual publication required engaging but clean print design to bring student work to the fore.
I am a contributor to the Maltese arts and culture magazine, Encore. For the 10th issue, released in September of 2017, I researched the Alternative Learning Program (ALP) based in Paola (“Alternative Learning, Extraordinary Outcomes“), which uses arts and creative industries to provide a non-mainstream pathway for potential early school-leavers to complete their educational goals.Continue reading “Encore: Maltese Arts and Culture”
I’ve recently become one of the writers for the The Real Malta – a no-BS resource blog about living in Malta, by expats for expats. You can find my published articles here. Or take a look at individual articles below. BRACE YOURSELVES: 6 Tips for Surviving Winter in Malta Maltese winter may be oneContinue reading “The Real Malta”
A workshop series and publication in collaboration with two NGOs on the island of Malta – Friends of the Earth and the Integra Foundation – the Stejjer Imfewha project brought together storytelling, artistic workshops, and the experience of herbs, flowers, and spices to communicate the unique experiences of migrants on the island. My part inContinue reading “Stejjer Imfewha”