I am an award-winning writer with more than 25 years of successful experience across multiple disciplines.  I bring extraordinary versatility, creativity, and sensitivity to my clients' audience and needs.

As a journalist, I specialize in science, and I explore issues in public health and the environment, though I also relish the chance to write about other subjects.

I also am a highly effective editor, teacher, and writing coach who is passionate about helping my clients and students find the gemstones that glitter inside their ideas and early drafts.


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Wrestling with Angels

--a book that offers inspiration and affirmations for trying times--and it's also guaranteed to pack more than a laugh or two.


"Often bracing and witty, Wrestling with Angels affirms the value of Madeline's life, and in so doing, all life."

--Anne Stevenson

2007 Lannan Lifetime Achievement Award for Poetry

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