Born in Montreal, Canada. Grew up in Vancouver, Canada.
Studied: BA (Performing Arts, English) SFU, Vancouver. Classical Acting: The Academy Drama School (London), MA (Drama) University of Toronto; MSt (Creative Writing) Oxford.
Works: English teacher at The University of Hamburg; freelance creative writing instructor; freelance workshop leader in Presentation Skills
Double life: As a stage actor has performed in over 25 plays, as well as voice-overs. Toured in France & Germany with educational theatre companies: Drama Ties (Paris); Whitehorse (Soest).
Directing/dramaturgy: In Paris, co-Artistic Director of Paris Playwrights at the Shakespeare & Company Bookstore. In Hamburg, artistic director of R3 (public play readings with The Rover Rep Theatre).
Writing: short story collection („Love Bites”), novella („The Smoking Dog”), full-length play („Mother-Ship”), one-act („Miss/es”).
Currently, working on first novel which takes place on the Way of St James pilgrimage (Jakobsweg).
Member of the writers’ room 2014.
Day of the Dead, a Mig Camacho Thriller, book 1 (Als Edie Kaufman, mit Steven Moore, Condor Publishing)
Love Bites and Other Stories (Unbound)
Infertile Land (story; online), „Menda City Review“ (California)
Sunday in the Park with Betty (story), Dachkammerflimmern, Writer’s Room Anthology
Love Bites (story; online), The Penmen Review (Southern New Hampshire University)
Love Bites (short story), Bitter Oleander (New York)
Phantom Appendage (story; online), decomP magazine (Ohio)
Triumvirate (short story), SubTerrain Literary Journal (Vancouver)
Candyman (short story), 1097Mag
His Golden Woman (short story), Women in Judaism (University of Toronto)
Water re-tension, New Monologues for Women by Women II, (Haring-Smith, Engleman, USA)
Imagine the Love (monologue), Audition Arsenal, (Janet B. Milstein, Smith and Kraus Pub., USA)
Candyman (short story), Pharos Literary Magazine (British Institute/Alice Notley, Paris)
Produktionen und Lesungen
Divine Monster new one-act commissioned by the UBC Players for the University of British Columbia Centennial Celebration, Vancouver, Canada (March)
Sunday in the Park with Betty story Dachkammerflimmern, Writer’s Room Anthology, Kühne Lage Schützenstr. 39, 22761 Hamburg, Germany
History of Walking excerpt from novel, read at Sommersause: Writer’s Room Festival (2 July), Hamburg
Sunday in the Park with Betty, story Dachkammerflimmern, Writer’s Room Anthology, Dosenfabrik (Tin Can Factory) Doseopen (8-9 Nov), Hamburg
The Furies one-act International Women Playwrights Conference, Mumbai, India, invitation
CBC Radio Outfront, Vancouver Of This and That interview- story with my Jewish grandmother
Sarasvati Productions, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Winnipeg. Performance of Daisychained Cabaret of Monologues for International Women’s Week Long Night of Theatres, Rover Rep Theatre, Hamburg. Performance: „Water Re-tension” mono
FEATS The Hague, Royal Theatre Studio, Water Re-tension monologue (fringe festival)
Carr’s Moving Parts staged readings, Carr’s Irish Pub, Paris, Reading of MotherShip full-length
Paris Playwrights Spring Festival, 9 Plays in 90 Minutes Paris, Staged reading of My One and Only Doppelganger one-act at Theatre L’Usine, 11th arr, Paris
FemFest, Sarasvati Productions (AD: Hope McIntyre) Winnipeg, Canada, Production of Miss/es