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My Interview with Songwriter Tori Amos

  On the road from her Sinful Attraction Tour, Tori Amos discussed creative forces, spirituality, celebrity motherhood, and what it means to be a woman in music. I was fortunate to interview the songwriter for Nuvo in 2009, in preview of her summer concert at the Murat Theatre. She was soft-spoken and humble over the phone but a whirlwind… Continue reading My Interview with Songwriter Tori Amos

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WSU Honors Alumni News

I'm pleasantly surprised to be featured on the Wright State University Honors Alumni News website today! I remember my time at WSU fondly and am grateful for the friendships I made there, as well as the dynamic professional experience I gained through my participation in the Honors Program and extracurricular activities, such as writing and… Continue reading WSU Honors Alumni News

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Indianapolis Music Scene: Where Are They Now?

This ambitious multimedia cover story package was featured in a print and interactive online edition of Nuvo Newsweekly. I managed a group of freelance writers who gathered interviews with many of the founding members of the Indianapolis, Indiana, music scene. The interviews were included in an in-depth overview of six branches of this "musical family… Continue reading Indianapolis Music Scene: Where Are They Now?

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Krista Detor Cuts Her Teeth with ‘Chocolate Paper Suites’

  I led a creative writing workshop for six Ball State University journalism students in February 2010 to teach them interviewing and profile writing skills. We conducted a 30 minute interview with Bloomington, Indiana-based singer-songwriter Krista Detor, in anticipation of her 2010 album release, Chocolate Paper Suites. The article was later published in Nuvo. Written by Leslie… Continue reading Krista Detor Cuts Her Teeth with ‘Chocolate Paper Suites’